January 4, 2016
CoT News: Harvard University’s Project Zero is offering a new online course about creating cultures of thinking. Here is the preview video for the class https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkPrmZ9Ux8w. Be sure to check out the course description and details in you are interested in learning more about the course http://www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe/program/cultures-thinking.
Fail and Fail Often: A recent article published on Scientific American talks about the importance of failure and how it leads to success. http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/why-creativity-is-a-numbers-game/
Schools and a Sense of Agency: Rod Rock, Superintendent of Clarkston Community Schools, and Arina Bokas, the editor of Kids’ Standards Magazine, discuss ways to build a student agency in the digital age. Take a moment and explore the five ways schools can empower students and develop a sense of agency. http://gettingsmart.com/2015/12/61850/
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