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'Teacher workload at unacceptable levels' - Telegraph

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Matthew Woods

telegraph.co.uk - These are shocking and sobering statistics – but the individual comments were heart rending. Take these for example: – “I have been teaching for nearly 40 years and it has never been this bad befor...

Petition · Address the concerns of frustrated AP U.S. History teachers struggling with the new redesign. · Change.org

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Darren McCarty

change.org - As a teacher of AP U.S. History I am writing to express my frustration and disappointment as pertains to CollegeBoard’s redesign of the 2015 exam. My frustration began last year as I attempted to p...

Year 10 Film Festival - Sydney Church of England Grammar School

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Cameron

shore.nsw.edu.au - Shore School acknowledges the original copyright owners of the music used in these short videos.  The music has been used as part of a task designed to educate students on film making and multimedi...

5 Ways to Teach About Michael Brown and Ferguson in the New School Year 

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Beth Sanders

huffingtonpost.com - During the first few weeks of school, both teachers and students are going into classrooms unsure about what to expect from each other. Teachers are looking to establish norms, create routines, and...

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Overcoming The Barriers To Creativity And Innovation

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Shawn McCusker

blog.web20classroom.org - It's been a few weeks since I returned from Doha, Qatar and the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE). If you aren't familiar, this conference centers around scalable, actionable ideas for t...

The Death of Michael Brown: Teaching About Ferguson - NYTimes.com

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Beth Sanders

learning.blogs.nytimes.com - On Nov. 24, a St. Louis County grand jury announced that is has brought no criminal charges against Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Thousands took to the streets in cities ac...

For the Love of Books, Tech, Coaching, and More: Thinglink, A Simple Tool Anyone Can Learn to Use

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Shawn McCusker

bookstechcoachingandmore.blogspot.com - Last week my teammate and I offered a digital literacy workshop focusing on the uses of Thinglink in the classroom. We wanted to share a simple way for teachers to turn a static image into an inter...

Remind | Remind101 is now Remind

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Jeff Kohls

remind.com - All remind classes have a unique code. Don’t know your classes code? Ask your teacher!

Educational Hash Tags

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CaraTheTeacher

cybraryman.com - #dadstalking #denchat #dernsw #DELTA #D5chat #dhelt #dicasdeingles #digcit #digilit #digitalcitizen #digitalshift #digitalstudies #digped #directinstruction #dised #disted #diversedu #dlchat #dogme...

Race and Violence Should Be a School-Wide Subject

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Tim Monreal, M.A.

edutopia.org - With the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, teachers and schools continue to grapple with how t...

Life of an Educator: Accountability: Do we mean the same thing?

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F.C. Tymrak

justintarte.com - So, the word accountability is thrown around a lot in education, but the more I hear the word, the more I think we are really saying different things... For example, teacher A wants to teach studen...

Why Learning Innovation Can't Come From Teachers Alone

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Amanda Dykes

teachthought.com - Why Learning Innovation Can’t Come From Teachers Alone Grant Wiggins, a learning expert who has inspired me since my first year in the classroom, recently wrote about the intersection of academic s...

Johannah Ko named as 1st ever student trustee - Edmonton - CBC News

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Allan Whitehead

cbc.ca - The Edmonton public school board has a new trustee and she's still in high school. Johannah Ko was introduced Tuesday night as the board's first ever student trustee. She attends Edmonton Christian...

BBC News - Facebook hosted Lee Rigby death chat ahead of soldier's murder

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RobM

bbc.co.uk - Facebook was the firm that hosted a conversation by one of Fusilier Lee Rigby's killers five months ahead of the attack, the BBC has learned. Michael Adebowale said he wanted to kill a soldier and ...

BBC News - Tech firms anti-terrorism efforts criticised in Rigby report

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RobM

bbc.co.uk - The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC)'s report into the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby suggests there was a "significant possibility" MI5 could have prevented the attack had its officers been...

How to sell your skills when you don't have a college degree

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Ed Darrell

pbs.org - Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the past decade. In this special Making Sense editio...

What's the best teaching method? - Forum:Blog Forum:Blog

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Jesse Conant

theconversation.com - Seventy teachers from the UK were sent to Shanghai to study classroom methods to investigate why Chinese students perform so well. Upon their return, the teachers reported that much of China’s succ...

Angela Hunt: DISD’s success in Lakewood creates a new kind of conundrum for parents - Lakewood

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Ed Darrell

lakewood.advocatemag.com - After pointing out the Rookwood tile fireplace and refinished hardwood floors in the M Streets home, our real estate agent then shared with me and my husband a fact clearly intended to close the de...

The Nerdy Teacher: The @BlackboardK12 BITS Learning Sessions #14 #BbK12Live

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Amanda Dykes

thenerdyteacher.com - I've partnered with BlackboardK12 to share out the awesome sessions they are having this Fall. Educators can sign up to attend and share with other great educators what they have learned. I'll feat...

Teenage Girl Creates Engineering Curriculum Now Being Used In Her High School

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Amanda Dykes

huffingtonpost.com - A Utah teen created an engineering curriculum that is now being used in her high school and is being distributed to schools throughout the country. Amber Barron, who recently graduated high school ...

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I teach High School Social Studies in Western New York. History nerd and tech geek. This is me, not my employer.