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Sergey Ivanov/Flickr Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system dramatically, but how? Infographic: Write It Down. A Model of Learning Objectives. A statement of a learning objective contains a verb (an action) and an object (usually a noun).
The verb generally refers to [actions associated with] the intended cognitive process. The object generally describes the knowledge students are expected to acquire or construct. (Anderson and Krathwohl, 2001, pp. 4–5) 12 Hot Mobile Medical Apps -- InformationWeek. Mobile medicine is everywhere.
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It prizes test scores above critical thinking and literacy. It celebrates rote vocational training and the singular, amoral skill of making money. 8 Reasons Young Americans Don't Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance. The ruling elite has created social institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance.Bruce E.
LevineAlterNet Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance to domination. theRSAorg's Channel #RSABeyondGDPOur politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising.
But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth alone for a true measure of prosperity and progress. Kate Raworth is a renegade economist teaching at Oxford University, and is focused on the rewriting of economics to make it a fit tool for addressing the 21st century's social and ecological challenges. She blogs on Doughnut Economics at and tweets @KateRaworth Credits: Voice: Kate Raworth Animation: Marija Jacimovic Design: Milan PerisicProduction: Benoit Detall. RSA Animate - The Secret Powers of Time