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Kialo Edu
Kialo Edu is a free, custom version of Kialo (kialo.com), the world's largest argument mapping and debate site, specifically designed for classroom use. Kialo's missio...
Collaborative Learning, Critical Thinking, Debate, Discussion, Inquiry Based Learning, Interdisciplinary, Media Literacy, Reasoning Skills
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Mein Hero (I Am a Hero)
Mein Hero is an interactive class based art program, where participants, through teacher facilitation, and a designed activity book create their own heroes with positi...
Character Education, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Digital Storytelling, Presence Learning and Teaching, Self-Awareness, Self-esteem, Storytelling
Ribbon SWITZERLAND
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Go-Lab: Learning together yet individually
The integration of the Go-Lab learning application allows students to participate more actively as well as interactively in class, to learn independently, to try thing...
Critical Thinking, EdTech, Experiential Learning, Student Centered Learning
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Thanda
Thanda uses creative learning to build five Game-changing Skills among children – Creativity, Self-esteem, Critical Thinking, Perspective and Empathy. Using themes suc...
Creative Learning, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Tools and Resources, Empathy, Global Citizenship, Self-esteem
Ribbon HUNDRED 2019
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Innovation Institute
Innovation Institute at Shanghai American School is a two-year interdisciplinary project-based learning program in high school wherein students grapple with a series o...
Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Design Thinking, Innovative Thinking, Interdisciplinary, Project Based Learning
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
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Picture of the Day
A simple and effective way for students to practice important reading skills, such as observing, describing and making inferences, through analysing pictures rather th...
Assessment, Assessment, Critical Thinking, Equity, Inquiry Based Learning, Lesson plans, Literacy, Oracy
Ribbon FINLAND 100
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The Satakieli News
The innovation allows students to create media content and work in an inclusive environment with special-needs students as well as their non-disabled peers. Young peop...
Critical Thinking, inclusive teaching, Media education, Media Literacy, Multiliteracy, News, Phenomenon-based learning
Ribbon FINLAND 100
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On Fire!
On Fire! leadership training teaches the skills needed to develop effective school practices. Using a variety of methods, participants address important challenges in...
Community, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Development, Digitalization, Evaluation, leadership, Problem Based Learning, school practices, Social skills, training, Values
Ribbon FINLAND 100
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Triplet News
Triplet transforms the day’s news into educational material overnight. The application improves students’ media literacy and critical thinking skills through analyzing...
Critical Thinking, media criticism, Media education, Media Literacy, News
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ProjectArt
ProjectArt establishes public libraries as enriching local spaces where youth engage in free afterschool visual art classes. We aim to facilitate the development of st...
Art Education, Artist, Arts, Arts, Child development, Communication skills, Community Building, Critical Thinking, Libraries, Problem solving, ProjectArt, STEAM, Visual Art, Visual Art After-School
Ribbon HUNDRED 2020
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The Economist Educational Foundation
We enable inspiring discussions about the news in schools by providing educational news content, teacher training and resources. We also bring together schools from di...
Critical Thinking, Current Affairs, fake news, Literacy, Media Literacy, News literacy, Oracy
Ribbon HUNDRED 2020
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High Resolves
High Resolves has developed and refined an award-winning, comprehensive citizenship curriculum that is rooted in cutting-edge learning science and more than 14 years’ ...
21 Century Skills, Citizenship, Collective Action, Collective Identity, Critical Thinking, Effective Collaboration, Global Competence, Inclusive Leadership, Intercultural Understanding, Project Based Learning, Racism, Real World Learning, Social Action, Social Advocacy, Social Emotional Learning, Social Justice
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The Wonderwall
All you need is a designated spot in the classroom, a pile of post-its and a pen and you've created: "The Wonderwall". Whether it is on a wall or a door, it does no...
autonomous learning, Autonomy, Child-Centered, CRITICAL THINKING, Critical Thinking, Influencing, Question
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City Wanderer- Wandering Challenge
City Wanderer strives to inspire youth to discover, pursue their purpose through innovative education program, to find their passion and self-worth through persistent ...
Adventure, Challenge, Communication, Community, Community Connections, Courage, Critical Thinking, Education, Outdoor Learning, Project-based Learning, Self-awareness, Self-esteem, Social Impact, Taiwan, Youth Initiatives
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SET VEINTIUNO
It is an integral proposal of 10 different programmes to improve the acquisition of skills and motivate learning: - Acquisition of 21st century skills for personal a...
21 Century Skills, Analytical Thinking, Asertiveness, Automotivation, Autonomy, Capacity for Dialogue, Challenges-Based Learning, Critical Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital Literacy, Effective Communication, Emotions Management, Empathy, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Entrepreneurship, Feminine Empowerment, Flexibility and Adaptability, Global Citizenship, Leadership, Learning by Doing, Learning Community, Maker Spirit, Media Literacy, Problem solving, Project-Based Learning, Realistic Optimism, Resilience, Self-esteem, STEAM, Teamwork
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I-Think – Reel World Problem Challenges for K-12 Education
I-Think works all levels of the education system building mechanisms for system changes. We have developed frameworks for Innovation & Creativity used across Ontario s...
Collaboration, Community Engagement, Creativity, Critical Thinking, deep learning, K-12 Education, Learning based on problem solving, Pedagogy, Problem solving, Real World Learning, Student Voice, Teacher Voice

Media

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21.2.2018
The Oracy Edit: 6 Ways To Boost Spoken Language At School
Want to get students' speaking and communication skills up to speed? We've rounded up 6 tried and tested ways that really help kids to discover their own voice.
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21.8.2017
Is The Devaluation Of The Arts Responsible For The Rise Of Fake News?
The next generation will need to be critical thinkers in order to debunk the huge amounts of fake content they're bombarded with online and through traditional media out...
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14.11.2017
How Do We Save Our Fractured Democracies? Create A Generation Of Critical Thinkers
In a world where ‘expert’ is a dirty word and the truth is suddenly not as meaningful as ‘alternative truths’ we have never needed critical thinker...
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8.2.2018
The Creative Writing Edit: 3 Ways To Get Kids Writing
Want to get every student excited about writing, no matter their literacy skills? We've found three ways to increase student motivation and invigorate literacy lessons!
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2.12.2019
You Can't Truly Prepare Children For The Future Without Teaching Them How To Protect The Planet
You can’t prepare children for the future without taking into consideration climate change. So how do you prepare them for th...
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17.1.2019
Why Media Literacy Should be Top of Every Educators Wish List in 2019
The gap between the 'real' world and education has been growing for decades, but it's never been as important as it is today to update our curriculums. In a world where ...