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Trust me I’m a … PGCE tutor?!

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Richard

intheoryandinpractice.wordpress.com - The Carter review into teacher training is out. Out, but also in: kicked into the long grass unless a College Of Teachers gets off the ground. There is disbelief in some political circles that the ...

Questions to Challenge Practice

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Beth Still

georgecouros.ca - Recently in a workshop, I told participants that I was about to ask a question that might bother some of them. Then I asked the question, “in school today, what do you think is more important to te...

Make K-12 Skills Relevant to Students - Education Week

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Thomas Riddle

edweek.org - For all of the hand-wringing around the troubles facing our public schools, the issue of relevancy might turn out to be the most important. The unintended cost from district, state, and federal acc...

Flocabulary - Educational Hip-Hop

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Beth Gross

flocabulary.com - Fill out the form to the right and we'll email you instructions once your district trial has been approved. Work at a single school? Request a school trial. Are you a parent or student, or just wan...

Group Roles – Everyone is Important.

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Michael Matera

edbean.com - I was on Twitter today, and I came across the idea of group roles. Thinking more about it all day, this is what I came up with. Seven roles that clearly define what is expected of the student to le...

How Much Time Does It Take To Be A Teacher? [INFOGRAPHIC] - PikeMall Tech

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Natalie Wojinski

pikemalltech.com - No matter what your Uncle Jim Bobby says about how much teachers work, they really do work A LOT. Check out this infographic from Knewton and see for yourself… What I find most disturbing is that 4...

Education in the Age of Globalization » Blog Archive » China Encourages College Students to Suspend Study and Become Entrepreneurs and Innovators

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John Chase

zhaolearning.com - China Encourages College Students to Suspend Study and Become Entrepreneurs and Innovators “To foster a new engine of growth [in China], we need to encourage mass entrepreneurship and innovation, a...

Keys of Purpose-Driven Learning

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Michael Matera

edbean.com - What’s the purpose of school? Unfortunately when asked, many students and parents respond with answers like, “to get good grades,” “to score high on the ACT or SAT test,” or “to get into a good col...

Office Mix for Teachers

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Carlos Fernandez

mix.office.com - Office Mix for Teachers Create compelling interactive lessons for your students with Office Mix and PowerPoint. office mix

14 tips for creating your own curriculum - Education - TES News

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tony fox

news.tes.co.uk - You learn many skills in teacher training, but how to design an exciting curriculum is not usually one of them, writes teacher Kate Bohdanowicz in this week’s issue of TES. This is unfortunate, she...

Majority of U.S. public school students are in poverty - The Washington Post

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penny anderson

washingtonpost.com - For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, according to a new analysis of 2013 federal data, a statistic that has profound imp...

Teacher: Common Core tests set kids up to fail - The Washington Post

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penny anderson

washingtonpost.com - Jennifer Rickert is a sixth-grade teacher who has worked for 22 years in the Ichabod Crane Central School District in New York State. She just gave a powerful, detailed speech to her Board of Educa...

Mr. D - How Teachers Grade Tests. [VIDEO] - Most Watched Today

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penny anderson

mostwatchedtoday.com - Comedian Gerry Dee stars in a new Canadian television series called ‘Mr. D’. The preview tells us how teachers grade tests by using the smartest kid in the class. Being a teacher is a lot easier th...

10 Creative Ways Teachers Can Use Evernote

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Tammy Brown

pikemalltech.com - That’s all changing now. I recently read this post from Michael Hyatt on 12 ways he’s using Evernote that you might not have thought about. Michael calls Evernote his “digital brain” and I’m beginn...

Life of an Educator: 10 things students want all educators to know

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Rachel Pickett

justintarte.com - 1). Students want you to actually spend the time to get to know them... Get to know your students by name as soon as possible. Learn something unique about them and find out what makes them tick. S...

Birther Broadcaster Says Rubio NOT A Natural Born Citizen

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Ed Darrell

conservativeamericaonline.blogspot.com - Birther Broadcaster Says Rubio NOT A Natural Born Citizen This leader in the "birther" debate is sounding off that Senator Marco Rubio is not eligible to be President of the United States. Do you b...

Was Darwin Wrong

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Ed Darrell

jasongfeller.wordpress.com - In this assignment, please read the attached paper from natural geographic entitled “Was Darwin Wrong.” After reading it I would like you to write a 1 page double spaced essay answering the questio...

Strengthening the Principal Pipeline | Progress: Teachers, Leaders and Students Transforming Education

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Ed Darrell

ed.gov - Strengthening the Principal Pipeline January 8, 2015 0 Comments Race to the Top, Teacher and Leader preparation and pathways

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