Interesting online courses for educators

Some of the interesting courses which might be useful for you if you work in the field of education: 1.https://www.edx.org/course/launching-innovation-schools-mitx-microsoft-education-11-154x Launching Innovation in Schools | edX http://www.edx.org Become a change leader and take the first step in launching instructional improvement initiatives in schools to improve teaching and learning. 2.https://www.edx.org/course/leading-ambitious-teaching-learning-michiganx-microsoft-education-leaded501x Leading Ambitious Teaching and Learning | edX…

Create Auroville Together

This month’s CAT is on Education in Auroville. So make sure to be at the Unity Pavilion on March 3rd from 4-6 pm! Four Auroville students will give a presentation, after which there will be an exploration of the topics: The sharing of resources The equity and variety of subjects Students voice Read the  events poster…

Garbology

For a better future children need to become change makers. To change current habits and create new, better ones. Garbology helps bring awareness in a hand on, explorative way. Children learn how trash is produced, processed and consumed. They also learn what an individual can do to understand and be a part of a waste conscious society. Read…

Integral paradigm of knowledge

Thinking, seeing, hearing, speaking, vital and body. Read this presentation that in a beautiful and simple way highlights the key areas of Integral Education. practical-aspects-ipk-12-01-17-1

The Adventure of the Nine

L ‘ Adventure des Neuf/The Adventure of the Nine, Historie/Story by Namah C. Nugier, Illustration by Jyoti Khare, Published by SAIIER, Bharat Nivas, Auroville, 605101, T. N., India, First Edition March, 2009. P. 105, in French and English   The book contains ten small stories which feature the children of the Golden City Arun, Timothee,…

Children of Auroville, Part 2

This video is a production of Doris and Francis, where they interviewed the second generation of children who grew up in the ‘City of Dawn’. “Living in a community dedicated to Human Unity based on the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, is a very challenging experience. This is the story of the children who…

The Finland Phenomenon

The Finland Phenomenon, looks at Finland’s extraordinary school system. In Finland there are no standardized tests. In fact, there is really very little testing at all. Finnish teachers are not monitored or rated based on test scores, and teachers (as well as their students) have a great deal of autonomy. It is a system built…