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The Power of Words

Words have incredible power in our lives. For one, they provide us with a vehicle for expressing and sharing our experiences with others. Most of us don’t realize, however, that the words you habitually choose also affect what you experience.

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Growing Your Mind

Your mental abilities are not fixed. Sal explains how your brain grows when you struggle with problems.

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The Growth Mindset

You can Learn anything. Sal talks with Stanford Professor Carol Dweck about her research on the Growth Mindset.

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Tough Young Teachers: Episode-1

In this BBC Documentary, Oxford graduate Charles is teaching at the Archbishop Lanfranc School in Croydon, a rundown and overcrowded comprehensive. Charles faces a huge workload of 500 students a week to teach, some of whom have only just arrived in the country and cannot speak English. Oliver is on…

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Freedom Writers

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school. Stars: Hilary Swank.

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What are the Qualities of a Good Teacher?

Studies show that effective teaching is one of the most important factors to improve student learning. The Alliance’s work during the 2010 year has centered on teacher quality, because we believe that every student in every school deserves a strong teacher.

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What if You Never had a Teacher

61 million children are not in primary school. The biggest thing we can do to give them their right to education is make sure they have access to a trained teacher. To do this, we need 1.7 million more teachers — 1 million more in Africa alone.

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How Schools Kill Creativity

Being wrong is the new right. “We don’t grow into creativity, rather, we grow out of it.”

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Kid President’s Pep Talk to Teachers and Students!

Kid President believes we’re all teachers and we’re all students. What are you teaching the world? Who are you learning from? Share this with a special teacher in your life!

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School in the Cloud

Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE).

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