This week we highlight 3 articles. 1) Revolutionizing Teaching 2) Deeper Learning Practices 3) Kid's Build a City
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EdScoop Weekly - April 21, 2016
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A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching

Bloodletting to keep the "humors" in balance was a leading medical treatment from ancient Greece to the late 19th century. That's hard to believe now, in the age of robot-assisted surgery, but "doctors" trusted lancets and leeches for centuries To Nobel laureate Carl Wieman, the college lecture is the educational equivalent of bloodletting, one long overdue for revision.

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Promising Practices in Deeper Learning and Equity

We have work to do in education. Education offers a solution and a path to increased opportunity for all young people. Education has been called the “civil rights issue of our time.”

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Timmerdorp: These Dutch Kids Built An Entire Village In 4 Days

There’s no denying the amazing things kids can do once they set their minds to it. On Reddit, a user posted a photo of a group of Dutch children who built an entire villagein just four days!

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