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Education bloggers review Hstry

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veilleTICE/eLearning

hstry.co - The press coverage of Hstry kicked off with the influential education blogger Richard Byrne, who runs Free Technology For Teachers and wrote Hstry - Create Multimedia Timelines in an Online Classro...

Stanford Hollyhock Fellowship for High School Teachers

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SHEG

cset.stanford.edu - Nearly half of all teachers leave the classroom within five years. In schools that serve low-income students, the turnover is even higher — leaving the most vulnerable students with the least exper...

ISTE | Edcamps are redefining professional learning

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Amanda Dykes

iste.org - From Portland to Pittsburgh, Seattle to Stockholm, Abu Dhabi to Atlanta, and in hundreds of towns and cities around the globe, authentic professional learning is energizing educators. Edcamps — par...

Badass Teachers Association

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David M. Perry

badassteachers.blogspot.com - Pearson:  Always Earning By:  Pamela Casey Nagler  Pearson, the largest educational publisher in the world, sells instructional content, tests, systems and technology for profit to states, school d...

Stump The Teacher: It's About the People

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Mike

stumpteacher.blogspot.com - School districts, states and even the Federal Department of Education have rolled out initiative after initiative after initiative in schools. These initiatives come with programs, protocols, proce...

How School Segregation Divides Ferguson — and the United States - NYTimes.com

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Caleb McDaniel

nytimes.com - ON Aug. 1, five students in satiny green-and-red robes and mortarboards waited in an elementary school classroom to hear their names called as graduates of Normandy High School. This ceremony, held...

Teachers drive their own PD in Edcamp movement

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Hadley Ferguson

districtadministration.com - If today’s students are expected to direct their own learning, teachers have to be prepared to do the same. One of the best ways to do that is to let teachers lead their own professional developmen...

More Metrics, More Problems: Breaking Down Obama’s College-Ratings Plan - Government - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Rob Townsend

chronicle.com - President Obama’s controversial college-ratings plan has spawned 16 months of intense debate, much of it centering on one key question: What measures would factor into the ratings? On Friday the Ed...

Digital Ephemera During Finals: a photo essay - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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David M. Perry

chronicle.com - I always like finals because the campus has a heightened sense of purpose. This semester I came down with a bad cold and had to miss most of the excitement. Fortunately social media enabled me to f...

Alternative to School Suspension Explored Through Restorative Justice

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Matt Moore

blogs.kqed.org - One by one, in a room just off the gym floor at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Calif., seventh graders go on the interview hot seat. Kyle McClerkins grills them on aspects of adolescent life...

A Conversation With Goucher’s New President - NYTimes.com

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Jeff McClurken

nytimes.com - José Antonio Bowen, the new president of Goucher College in Baltimore, made headlines this fall with the announcement that the college would accept two-minute videos from applicants as an alternati...

California Teachers Association - December 2014

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Martha Infante

educator.cta.org - D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 4 / J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5 V O L U M E 1 9 I S S U E 5 Instructional Leadership Corps PA G E 5 2 Students build house for injured vet PA G E 9 Drumroll, please! Mr. V and his d...

Free Technology for Teachers: 2014 International News Quiz for Students

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Michael Zimmer

freetech4teachers.com - The last CNN Student News episode for 2014 takes a look back at ten big international news stories from the year. As always, CNN Student News published a set of questions to go along with the video...

How to Truly Evaluate a Teacher 

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ngajewski

huffingtonpost.com - This week of school, like every other week, was pretty normal: I gave out about fifty dollars to various students who didn't have lunch money; I resolved two teenage relationship issues; I comforte...

Economics Teachers Blog: Ancillaries for the Krughman Book

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Ken Halla

economicsteachersblog.blogspot.com - Thanks to Chris Beales who teaches economics in Egypt.  We "met" on the AP Economics page on Facebook and are collaborating on some review assignments.  But he also told me about Krughman's review ...

Why Comparing Lots of Colleges Might Not Help as Many Students as You’d Think - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Joseph M. Adelman

chronicle.com - There has been a proliferation of consumer information meant to help prospective students choose a college. A number of those tools seem to take it for granted that prospects will embark on a broad...

Presidents and Public Engagement - Advice - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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David M. Perry

chronicle.com - A week before Thanksgiving, Michael S. Roth, president of Wesleyan University, took to his Twitter account. A CNN film about student debt, called Ivory Tower, was about to air for the first time. R...

Your Questions, Answered: A THATCamp AHA Preview

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Caleb McDaniel

aha2015.thatcamp.org - On this site, you can visit the About page for detailed answers to these questions, and the THATCamp 101 page for some basic instructions for the day (most important: bring a laptop!) Earlier this ...

Are you a truly bad teacher? Here’s how to tell. - The Washington Post

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Lawrence Burns

washingtonpost.com - (By Charles Rex Arbogast/ AP) Bad teacher. There was a movie with that title, and now a television series. Time magazine had a recent cover with the title “Rotten Apples” that was not a reference t...

The 5 Best TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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F.C. Tymrak

educatorstechnology.com - December 18, 2014 TED talks are invaluable resources for teachers professional development. They cover a wide variety of education related topics and provide a very good source of inspiration for t...

A Good Teacher Needs to Be Surrounded by Good Teachers - Teaching Ahead: A Roundtable - Education Week Teacher

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Tammy Brown

blogs.edweek.org - This is the fifth of a five-part conversation on equitable teacher distribution. Efforts to improve education that focus solely on incentivizing top teachers to move into the neediest schools forge...

Yes, Small Class General Education Courses Do Make Money

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David M. Perry

insidehighered.com - It seems to be a common bit of wisdom that small classes with limited enrollments such as first year composition, or other general education courses, are not money makers[1]. We’re told it’s the la...

Our 14 Most Popular Articles of 2014, Part 2

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F.C. Tymrak

facultyfocus.com - Today concludes our countdown of the top 14 articles of 2014. On Wednesday we revealed article number 14 on down to number eight. Today’s post reveals the seven most popular articles of the year. E...

The Ten Best Classroom Q & A Posts Of 2014 - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher

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F.C. Tymrak

blogs.edweek.org - It's that time of year when it seems like everybody is putting together "Best Of The Year" compilations. Since I've just reached a milestone of two hundred "Response" posts over the past few years,...

Full Show: Public Schools for Sale? | Moyers & Company

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Ed Darrell

billmoyers.com - BILL MOYERS: This week on Moyers & Company, the high cost of turning our schools into profit centers. DIANE RAVITCH: In terms of the public coffers there are billions of dollars, but I think what’s...

Long Island District Says NO to Field Testing

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Ed Darrell

dianeravitch.net - The board of the Southold, Néw York, school district on the North Fork of Long Island voted not to participate in field testing for state tests as a protest against over testing. Superintendent Dav...

An Urban Teacher's Education: Wait! I'm a Radical Educator?

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Ed Darrell

anurbanteacherseducation.com - When I started teaching, I had a radically different understanding of public schools and their purpose than I do today. Back then, I believed that great public schools could be the great societal e...

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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.