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Colorado Court Rules Use of Public Funds for Private Schools Is Unconstitutional - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - DENVER — Colorado’s highest court on Monday struck down a voucher program that allowed parents in a conservative suburban school district to use taxpayer dollars to send their children to private s...

Americans Believe Skills Are More Important Than College on a Resume

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theatlantic.com - Earn a college degree, and you’ll set yourself up for life: a stable job, salary, and mortgage. That was the old adage for generation after generation, following World War II. Yet, both young and o...

Early College High Schools Are Off To A Promising Start

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fivethirtyeight.com - Cletus Andoh and Radcliffe Saddler are just two of 3.3 million students across the country who are celebrating their recent graduation from high school, but their path to a diploma was unlike that ...

5 Tips for Keeping Students Engaged

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blog.aeseducation.com - Have you ever thought: “My students don’t want to be educated, they want to be entertained!”? Engaged students, that’s what it’s all about! Keeping students engaged in class can be a real challenge...

Review of PJ Nicholson Microsoft Word Content

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blog.aeseducation.com - Looking for free computer applications lessons and resources? If you teach computer applications, I’m sure you’re always on the lookout for some great resources that you can use with your students ...

John Stephens

I am a Career and Technical Education Curriculum Specialist for Prince Edward Island. Engaging the hands to activate the mind.

Editor's note

This paper is a summary of the conversations that appear in my Twitter feed. I hope you find some stories of interest here. Engage the Hands -- Activate the Mind!!

Creativity in the Classroom

edutopia.org - One of the things that I hear teachers worrying about is the disappearance of creativity in the curriculum. More and more districts are ramping up the standardized exams to prepare students for the...

Close Reading: A Conversation, Not an 'Interrogation'

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blogs.edweek.org - The term "close reading" has instilled fear into many a teacher's (and student's) heart since the Common Core State Standards were adopted five years ago. Ironically, the term isn't even in the sta...

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What I Learned By Asking 100 School Kids About The Future Of Work

forbes.com - In May this year I gave a different style of presentation at an Ignite event in San Francisco to the ones I normally do. As an analyst and someone who gets excited by telling stories about the poss...

6 iPad Apps for Creative Writing

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edutopia.org - Creative writing can be a daunting task for students who struggle to think of story ideas or who don't love the writing process. For kids who have trouble putting pen to paper, there are a handful ...

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Inside International CTE: Papua New Guinea « NASDCTEc Blog

blog.careertech.org - Heather Singmaster visited Papua New Guinea and discusses the educational system’s challenges and some ways the government is implementing innovative solutions. This is part of our ongoing series e...

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Canadian potato farmers on the hunt for saboteurs: 'These are really evil people'

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theguardian.com - A picturesque corner of rural Canada best known as the idyllic home of Anne of Green Gables is now fighting for its economic life against a mysterious outbreak of alleged “food terrorism”. The pros...

Abortion activists keep pressure on P.E.I. government

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CDS PEI - Career Development Service Prince Edward Island

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cdspei.ca - Career Development Services - Job Board Charlottetown & Area Summerside, Wellington & Area Montague & Area Souris & Area Bloomfield & Area Out of Province Jobs that are HIGHLIGHTED are posted throu...

Co-op stores 50-50 lottery ends with sale to Sobeys

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