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det.nsw.edu.au - Event Title: Your school and the history K-6 syllabus Event Title Your school and the history K-6 syllabus Course Code 151ELP006 Local Event Code Course Provider Early Learning & Primary Education ...

2015 Superintendent of the Year: High-stakes testing is the ‘fool’s gold’ of accountability

washingtonpost.com - (iStock) Philip D. Lanoue is the superintendent of the 13,000-student Clarke County School District in Georgia, the most impoverished county in the state — and he is the 2015 American Association o...

Building Relationships in the New School Year: How EdTech Can Help - Corwin Connect

corwin-connect.com - The beginning of school year has always been the reason for both excitement and—yes, I’ll admit it—a bit of dread for me. Of course, it holds so much promise. Teachers have new creative ideas up th...

Start the year strong: how the humanities can help you move from “the fierce urgency of now” to Gilgamesh

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edsitement.neh.gov - It’s planning time for your opening days/weeks in the classroom. Experienced teachers know that Aristotle was right when he coined the slogan “well begun is half done.” President Obama also just re...

Knock Knock, Teacher's Here: The Power Of Home Visits

Shared by Jamie Gravell

npr.org - Ninety percent of students at Hobgood Elementary in Murfreesboro, Tenn., come from low-income households. Most of the school's teachers don't. And that's a challenge, says principal Tammy Garrett. ...

No Enemies

Shared by Matt Moore

misterrad.tumblr.com - Last year, a guy moved in across the hall from me to teach physics (everyone’s favorite).  He didn’t have a license.  He had been rejected from Teach for America years before.  He came in on a comm...

10 Ways Well-Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism Into Our Schools

Shared by Jamie Gravell

everydayfeminism.com - Teachers are some of my favorite people in the world. I mean I really love teachers! They tend to be enthusiastic about changing society, and more often than not, they care so deeply about their wo...

How to Engage Underperforming Students

Shared by F.C. Tymrak

edutopia.org - Shana Oliver: For about eight or nine years, we were considered a failing school and we knew that we had to restructure in order to keep our school open. My name is Shana Oliver and I'm the academi...

Ready for the New School Year? Get on Top of These Four Edtech Teaching Trends (EdSurge News)

edsurge.com - The power of edtech is defined by what great teachers can do with the technology. Educators who transform classroom learning experiences are changing how they plan, communicate, provide feedback, a...

Teaching: The Opposite of Magic?

Shared by Todd Beach

peterpappas.com - Like all youngsters, I went through the phase of wanting to be a magician - got a how-to book, assembled a few props and began to practice my “illusions.” I even put on a “show” for a few (younger)...

10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year

Shared by Daniel G.

teachthought.com - 10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year And how can I share those powerful characteristics across other units, because let’s be honest, not all of your units are created e...

Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class

Shared by Kevin Cullen

ww2.kqed.org - Carol Dweck’s research on growth mindset has become essential knowledge in education circles. The Stanford psychologist found that children who understand that their brains are malleable and can ch...

Two School Board members press for resolution of Dyett High controversy

Shared by Molly Myers

catalyst-chicago.org - Ten days into a hunger strike by supporters of a plan to reopen Dyett High School as a neighborhood school with a focus on green technology, two members of the Chicago Board of Education called for...

Changing the Education Narrative

Shared by Allison K.

mrsktechnology.com - Recently I read an article from The Huffington Post titled – “5 Ways Educators Can Take Back Their Professional Narrative” – that really got me thinking about the public perception of teachers and ...

Periscope for Teachers: A Complete Overview

Shared by Matt Mariglia

kontentsolutions.net - In 2013, Kayvon Beykpour quit his job at edtech giant Blackboard and decided to travel. When he planned a trip to Istanbul, protests broke out near his hotel before he arrived. He wondered how safe...

Calculator ban 'has improved children's numeracy skills', ministers claim - Telegraph

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telegraph.co.uk - Teachers said banning calculators wasn’t the reason for a raise in standards in the subject but attributed the results to quality teaching. The figures also showed that 90,000 more pupils are leavi...

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