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From Preschooler Programmer Toys to Crowdsourced Homework Help

 - Jan 31, 2014
For many adults, the formal education system leaves way too many gaps in its curriculum for it to be granted complete control when educating kids. Thus, education trends in 2013 reflect a wave of parents, toy companies and websites taking matters into their own hands and offering alternative education. This means everything from language sensitivity-training sites to zombie survival colleges.

Back at formal schooling environments, education trends skewed more toward building a sense of community and encouraging inclusive play. Many anti-bullying efforts, such as the teen bullying awareness tees and anti-homophobic language campaigns, showed that when it comes to school, education is not the only thing to be concerned with.

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