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Pyramid Speed & Magic Cube Puzzle | Anti-Stick Concave For Smooth Twisting | Educational Toy For Adults & Kids | Sharpen Brain, Enhance Fine Motor Skills, Critical Thinking&Problem Solving

The Most Reliable & Speedy Speed Cube Is Now Available! Fans Wait No More! Hate all those cheaply made speed cubes that jam all the time? In Search of an educational yet fun toy for your kids? Are you a beginner in this whole cube solving mystery? If you are nodding, then you should keep […]

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Critical Race Counterstories along the Chicana/Chicano Educational Pipeline (Teaching/Learning Social Justice)

Chicanas/os are part of the youngest, largest, and fastest growing racial/ethnic ‘minority’ population in the United States, yet at every schooling level, they suffer the lowest educational outcomes of any racial/ethnic group. Using a ‘counterstorytelling’ methodology, Tara Yosso debunks racialized myths that blame the victims for these unequal educational outcomes and redirects our focus toward […]

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Decolonizing Educational Research: From Ownership to Answerability (Series in Critical Narrative)

Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the book investigates the longstanding traditions of oppression, racism, and white supremacy that are systemically reseated and reinforced by learning and social […]

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Transforming Educational Pathways for Chicana/o Students: A Critical Race Feminista Praxis (Multicultural Education)

This book chronicles a 10-year journey to develop and sustain Adelante, a university-school-community partnership designed specifically to address public education s failure to meet the needs of students of color, particularly Chicana/o students. The authors examine the persistent barriers, mistakes, challenges, and successes that emerged in their community-based partnership with elementary school students, college students, […]

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Beyond Actions: Psychology of Action Research for Mindful Educational Improvement (Educational Psychology: Critical Pedagogical Perspectives)

Beyond Actions is a new breed of book on action research, going beyond procedural descriptions of action research and discusses psychological processes and epistemological challenges involved in planning and conducting action research. The book discusses in depth key concepts of action research and the ways in which these concepts actually contribute to the improvement of […]

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Theory and Educational Research: Toward Critical Social Explanation (Critical Youth Studies)

Most empirical researchers avoid the use of theory in their studies, providing data but little or no social explanation. Theoreticians, on the other hand, rarely test their ideas with empirical projects. As this groundbreaking volume makes clear, however, neither data nor theory alone is adequate to the task of social explanation―rather they form and inform […]

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Local officials critical of education funding

School districts in Lycoming County are in line to receive increases in basic education and special education funding under Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget for 2017-18, but not enough to balance the rising costs of retirement, health care and general expenses that administrators cannot control, local school officials say. “The state is not keeping up […]

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8 Great Android Critical Thinking Apps for Young Learners

February , 2017After posting about iPad critical thinking apps, here is another list for Android users.  We have included what we think are 8 of the popular Android apps in Google Play App Store based on positive reviews and ratings.  These are all brain games and puzzles that challenge learners critical thinking skills and trigger […]

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48 Questions to Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills

January 26, 2017Critical thinking is a disruptive  cognitive process that explores alternative ways of thinking about something with the purpose of uncovering silent and untold meanings. Critical thinkers do not settle with the obvious and the taken for granted. They always delve into the deep layers of meaning and engage in profound intellectual altercations to […]

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Transforming Educational Pathways for Chicana/o Students: A Critical Race Feminista Praxis (Multicultural Education)

This book chronicles a 10-year journey to develop and sustain Adelante, a university-school-community partnership designed specifically to address public education s failure to meet the needs of students of color, particularly Chicana/o students. The authors examine the persistent barriers, mistakes, challenges, and successes that emerged in their community-based partnership with elementary school students, college students, […]

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Case Studies are Critical for Succeeding in Business Studies

Whether you’re delving into a broad topic like marketing theory or a highly specialised field like stock valuation and depreciation, it’s helpful to examine case studies. This article is about Marketing

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An Interesting Book on How to Help Kids Become Critical Readers

December 15, 2016  Nancie Atwell is one of the scholars that have prolifically contributed to the literature on teaching literacy. Nancie is best known for her classic book “In the Middle: New Understandings About Writing, Reading, and Learning ” in which she provides a thorough analysis to the workshop approach to teaching reading and writing. […]

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6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

In an earlier post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning I talked about the 8 elements of the critical thinking process and I argued that critical thinking is  a cognitive process that requires disruptive patterns of thinking, ones that question the status quo of propositions and leads to the creation of alternative lines of reasoning. Today I am […]

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Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings

Why Teach? Who Are Today’s Students?What Makes a Good Teacher? Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings, Second Edition answers these questions and more, providing an exciting alternative to other foundations textbooks. This anthology is aimed at students about to enter the teaching profession, those new to the profession, and anyone interested in carefully examining […]

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