Posts Tagged ‘Photos’

Portraits of Classrooms From Around the World

October 3, 2012

Courtesy of the brilliant photographer Julian Germain and brainpickings.org:

Brazil, Belo Horizonte, Series 6, Mathematics

Taiwan, Ruei Fang Township, Kindergarten, Art

St. Petersburg, Russia. Year 2, Russian

Tokyo, Japan, Grade 5, Classical Japanese

Lagos, Nigeria. Basic 7 / Junior Secondary Level 1, Mathematics

Qatar, Grade 8, English

Bahrain, Saar, Grade 11, Islamic

Peru, Cusco, Primary Grade 4, Mathematics

More portraits can be found by following the link above.

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Who Corrects Our Spelling Mistakes?

September 14, 2012

Um … I think that should read “public education“.

 

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Click on the link to read Who Said Grammar Isn’t Important?

Click on the link to read Why Spelling is Important

Classrooms the Swedish Way

September 11, 2012

Sweden has  new school system that is  eliminating all of its classrooms in favor of an environment that fosters children’s “curiosity and creativity.”

Vittra, which runs 30 schools in Sweden, wanted learning to take place everywhere in its schools — so it threw out the “old-school” thinking of straight desks in a line in a four-walled classroom.

Check out the pics below:

 

 

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Click on the link to read The Classroom of the Future

 


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