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Sarah Gilbert

teachithistory.co.uk - Register for our free resources or subscribe for full access Strengths and weaknesses of the League of Nations Inter-War period 20 teaching ideas for plenaries Teaching templates 20 teaching ideas ...

Exam Skills - Ossett History

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Mister West

history.ossettacademy.com - Exam Skills Help Page as_german_history_exam_essentials.docx File Size: 28 kb File Type: docxDownload File 30_marker.pptx File Size: 97 kb File Type: pptxDownload File

Teacher Practice Networks Annual Survey

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us1.campaign-archive2.com - NCSS needs your responses to the Teacher Practice Networks Annual Survey. The Teacher Practice Networks Annual Survey is designed to learn from teachers about the types of supports that are helping...

College credit available at Annual Conference

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NCSS

socialstudies.org - NCSS conference attendees have two options for earning graduate credit. One graduate-level semester credit is available through Adams State College. Applicants must attend at least 15 hours of sess...

To Truly Reach Your Students, Sometimes You Have To Walk a Mile In Their Shoes

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Beth Sanders

ateacherontheedge.wordpress.com - Recently, a friend sent me the link to a blog post from Grant Wiggins entitled “A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days – a sobering lesson learned” and asked me what I thought...

Humanities classes see steady national decline in enrollment - The Brown and White

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Rob Townsend

thebrownandwhite.com - Both the number of students in individual classes and the number of declared majors in the humanities and social sciences have declined in recent years at Lehigh, particularly since the economic do...

Hoosier Student Digital Leaders

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Shawn McCusker

doe.in.gov - The Office of eLearning recognizes the importance of engaging students in learning what it means to be a digital citizen. We are excited to launch a new network for educators that are supporting di...

Dear students: you are so much more than a test score

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Hoganson

thecornerstoneforteachers.com - The following true story made the rounds in social media this fall, but I wanted to share it with you now in the spring as so many of us suffer through “testing season” and anxiously await the retu...

review- Writing Behind Every Door: ... Writing in the Content Areas

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Beth Sanders

middleweb.com - Writing Behind Every Door: Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas By Heather Wolpert-Gawron (Routledge, 2014 – Learn more) I have a shelf full of half-read educational reference books th...

Hit the Mark with Digital Media Exit Cards

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Ken Halla

edutopia.org - In my first year of teaching English, I had to teach prepositions to sixth graders. I fumbled around for an entry point and reached out to a more seasoned colleague, who suggested that I employ the...

Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook: Can Reading Be Saved?

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Patrick Higgins

edweek.org - Kelly Gallagher is a veteran high school English teacher in Anaheim, Calif., and the author of four books on teaching reading and writing. He is best known for his 2009 book Readicide: How Schools ...

Report urges revamping student testing

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edsource.org - With a nod to California, a new report suggests overhauling how school and student success is measured in the United States. The report, by the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education a...

Our Second Annual 15-Second Vocabulary Video Contest - NYTimes.com

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Rachelle Lamoureux

learning.blogs.nytimes.com - A winner of last year’s contest: Bifurcate, by Sam Jenks We’ve been publishing a Word of the Day every school day since our blog began, and last year, just as we were about to hit 1,000, we announc...

The right — and surprisingly wrong — ways to get kids to sit still in class - The Washington Post

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Matt Montagne ♺

washingtonpost.com - Robbi Giuliano teaches fifth-graders as they sit on yoga balls at Westtown-Thornbury Elementary School Monday on Feb. 4, 2013, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) A post I published in July...

Does England Have the Solution to the Grade-Inflation Problem? - The Atlantic

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tshreve

theatlantic.com - At the beginning of this school year, Princeton University changed its contentious grading policy. The university had previously limited the number of students who could receive A grades, but resci...

Creating New Tennessee Standards (?) - Bluff City Education

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Tamra Lanning

bluffcityed.com - Key policy makers have been hinting for weeks that we will be comprehensively reviewing Common Core in Tennessee to allow the public to provide input on the standards. This morning, Governor Haslam...

SCORE Statement on Tennessee Standards Review Process

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Tamra Lanning

tnscore.org - The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released the following statement from President and CEO Jamie Woodson in response to Governor Bill Haslam’s announcement of a review proce...

Big History Project

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penny anderson

school.bighistoryproject.com - You're about to take your classroom on an amazing journey through 13.8 billion years of history. It's gonna be great! We know you want to get started. We've received your registration and have sent...

Google Classroom - @GUHSDtech

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danmcdowell

tech.guhsd.net - Classroom is a new tool created by Google to allow teachers to push assignments out to students and for students to turn those assignments back in to the teacher. 

A victory in Christie’s war on teachers. But how big?

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AJ Bianco

bobbraunsledger.com - The decision by an arbitrator to dismiss tenure charges against  Lafayette Street School teacher Sandra Cheatham was unquestionably a major victory for the 40-year veteran of the Newark schools–and...

Safer Schools with Creative Commons

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Shawn McCusker

ipad4schools.org - Teachers and their students are moving more and more online. Kids are blogging their learning as an excellent way to build confidence, reflect and gather feedback. Schools are showcasing the best o...

The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips

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Susan Connelly

edutopia.org - Classroom management is a delicate balancing act often learned through experience and trial-and-error experimentation. Whether you're a new or experienced teacher, having strategies for effective c...

50 Ways to Teach With Current Events - NYTimes.com

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Jason Eifling

learning.blogs.nytimes.com - How can we make sure that students are informed about what’s going on around the world? That they are armed with the tools to be able to distinguish between opinion and fact; between evidence-based...

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days – a sobering lesson learned

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Chuck Green

grantwiggins.wordpress.com - The following account comes from a veteran HS teacher who just became a Coach in her building. Because her experience is so vivid and sobering I have kept her identity anonymous. But nothing she de...

Teacher Leadership Pipeline - Commit to Lead - by IdeaScale

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Isabel Morales

teachtolead.ideascale.com - Develop systems to identify and prepare talented teacher leaders for positions as school leaders. - Provide financial assistance for aspiring leaders pursuing administrative credentialing requireme...

Schools Improvement Net - Tristram Hunt: Why Labour would give teachers a break

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dswan

schoolsimprovement.net - Talk to any teacher and they will tell you the chief frustration with their job is workload. The relentless churn of initiative-itis from this government has seen the workload of the average primar...

Teachers as ‘conscientious objectors?’ Status sought for those who oppose high-stakes tests - The Washington Post

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F.C. Tymrak

washingtonpost.com - (bigstock) Conscientious objectors are people who refuse to serve in the armed forces on moral or religious grounds. But in New York, a teacher is looking to broaden the definition. Diane Ravitch w...

All about education 10/23/2014 | Musings on education, teaching, lifelong learning and world events

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Dennis Bayeng

pinoyedutreker.wordpress.com - How the Heck Do You Implement “Student Empowerment”? | MindShift How Can Developers Make Meaningful Learning Games for Classrooms? | MindShift Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are h...

Experts Answer: Why Blame the Teachers?

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Dennis Bayeng

inservice.ascd.org - What’s motivating the wide-ranging criticism of teachers and their unions? Is it simply a spin game to get public support for deep budget cuts? Is it a long overdue effort to give local schools mor...

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