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Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

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School Homework: Think Outside the Box

The nature and extent of homework assigned to students has long been a controversial issue. My 9/18/2014 Google search of the expression school homework produced about 145 million hits. What are the goals of such homework assignments? Are the goals being accomplished? What does the research literature tell us?

I view every person both as a lifelong leaner and as a lifelong teacher. In every interaction I have with another person, I both learn from that person and help that person learn from me. When I think about goals of education, I think both about the “traditional” content that is taught and also about the goal of helping every student to become better at being both a lifelong learner and a lifelong teacher.

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Disruptive Innovations in Education

The terminology “disruptive innovation” is attributed to Clayton Christensen (2014). Here is his definition:

Disruptive innovation, describes a process by which a product or service takes root initially in simple applications at the bottom of a market and then relentlessly moves up market, eventually displacing established competitors.

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Grand Challenge: Computer Science Education for K-12 Students

 

Joanna Goode

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Assessing and Teaching Creative Problem Solving

 

“Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity.” (Erik Christopher Zeeman; Japanese-born British mathematician; 1925‑.)

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A Mind-expanding Experience

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Teacher Evaluation

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Being Curious About Curiosity

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Four Parables About Educational Reform

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Making School More Relevant to Students

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A Successful Community Project for Improving Science Education

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