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Government vandalism – the destruction of PGCE training » Thinking History

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Richard

thinkinghistory.co.uk - A couple of months ago, not long after I’d met a group of TeachFirst participants, I asked my son what advice he’d give someone thinking about teaching as a career. Matt, now in his fifth year of t...

Exam Skills - Ossett History

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Otters

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

The Things I Did That Stopped A Love of Reading

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Beth Still

pernillesripp.com - I have always had good intentions, my heart and mind has always been in the right place whenever I have done anything “to” my students.  I don’t think any teacher sets out to destroy, I don’t think...

CoffeeEDU

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Beth Still

smore.com - What do we talk about? There is no set topic, but rather a discussion about education. What are you doing in your classroom/building that is engaging students? What new tools are your students exci...

Which team are we on? | The Principal of Change

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Beth Still

georgecouros.ca - Through a Twitter conversation, someone brought up an interesting analogy on how administrators should be the “offensive line for their staff”, blocking distractions and unnecessary “stuff” that ta...

Securing the future of SHP history … » Schools History Project

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Richard

schoolshistoryproject.org.uk - … and smoothing the transition to new history GCSEs in 2016 With significant changes to GCSE history on the horizon, SHP and OCR are delighted to announce a major new partnership. We’ll be working ...

Bulldog Bytes: Part I: Stop Robbing Students of Tomorrow

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Beth Still

geringbulldogbytes.blogspot.com - Sunday, October 19, 2014 Part I: Stop Robbing Students of Tomorrow There are some common myths surrounding *technology that we need to addressed because they are often used as excuses for why we ar...

Teacher Video-Self Reflection - Public Discussion Forum - Instructional Partners Network

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Beth Sanders

alpartnerscommunity.ning.com - I thought I would jump into the deep end of the pool and make a post about something that we were encouraged/inspired to do by our first foray into the IPN (as well as getting into our PCN reading,...

Education: the Nesi Way: 19 Elementary #EdTech with Patricia J. Brown (@msE... - e-Learning Feeds

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Mr. Christopher Nesi

elearningfeeds.com -  I had the great opportunity to participate in the podcast The House of EdTech with Chris Nesi this past weekend. I got to share some of the ways I have integrated technology when I was a classroom...

You think you know what teachers do. Right? Wrong. - The Washington Post

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a_armstrong

washingtonpost.com - (By Charles Rex Arbogast/ AP) You went to school so you think you know what teachers do, right? You are wrong. Here’s a piece explaining all of this from Sarah Blaine, a mom, former teacher and ful...

Best High Schools: Stuyvesant is highly competitive, but also supportive  - NY Daily News

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Martha Infante

nydailynews.com - Stuyvesant High School has long been the city's most competitive secondary school. The 950 open spots for the incoming class are among the most coveted. But students lucky enough to land a seat at ...

US History Teachers Blog: The Election of 1896

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Ken Halla

ushistoryeducatorblog.blogspot.com - Keith Hughes is a machine when it comes to flipped videos as he knocks out about two a week giving you the chance to pick and choose ones for your US history classes.  Above it the pivotal election...

Poor kids who do everything right don’t do better than rich kids who do everything wrong - The Washington Post

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Jennifer Mangler

washingtonpost.com - Source: Data from Richard Reeves and Isabel Sawhill America is the land of opportunity, just for some more than others. That's because, in large part, inequality starts in the crib. Rich parents ca...

Kids Get Better Grades When They Share Similarities With Teachers - The Atlantic

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Matthew Brown

theatlantic.com - The teacher-student relationship impacts every aspect of the educational experience. When students don’t feel safe, respected, or truly known by their teacher, they are less likely to invest and en...

A New Start for Newark Schools - NYTimes.com

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John Chase

nytimes.com - NEWARK — IN 1995, the New Jersey State Department of Education took control of Newark’s schools, disbanding the local board and appointing its own superintendent. I had just then become a teacher i...

Geaux Teacher!: Helping Reynoldsburg Teachers Helps Our Own

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John Chase

geauxteacher.net - Helping Reynoldsburg Teachers Helps Our Own We don't email our supporters often, we know you receive too much already, and we also know that most of our supporters follow us closely on Facebook,Twi...

The 5 key features of project-based learning - Daily Genius

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Tim Monreal, M.A.

dailygenius.com - There are a boatload of trends that come and go in the world of education. Correspondence courses, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), iPads, and more. Whether you’re a student, teacher, administr...

An Important Message to the New York Board of Regents

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John Chase

dianeravitch.net - This is an important message from a local school board member–Damon Buffum– to the New York Board of Regents. To commend him for his straight talk and thoughtfulness, I add him to our honor roll as...

Learning to Muse: Social Studies Includes History and Thinking

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Kevin Cullen

reneeboss.blogspot.com - My two sons & two of their friends at Perryville Battlefield State Park In Kentucky right now there's a little controversy stirred up about the new [draft] social studies standards for our state ba...

All Work, No Play: Why High School Students Should Have Fun - Learning Deeply - Education Week

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F.C. Tymrak

blogs.edweek.org - The days that I spend at home with my son are not always easy, but they are always full of play. For a ten-month-old, this means an endlessly iterated version of a single task. Take off the sock! P...

Moving from marking towards feedback

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ed_podesta

improvingteaching.co.uk - How can speeding drivers be induced to slow down, given that conventional solutions, such as replacing speed limit signs and police crackdowns, seem not to work? In 2003, officials in Garden Grove,...

Dr. Will : Why Google Classroom?

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Jason Eifling

iamdrwill.com - Sunday, October 19, 2014 Why Google Classroom? By Dr. Will When it comes to digital learning, there are a lot of tools and applications to choose from. Which ones you choose to use should really be...

How Can Students Have More Say in School Decisions?

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F.C. Tymrak

blogs.kqed.org - Two years ago, Zak Malamed and a few friends held their first Twitter chat for students who were feeling frustrated about how little say they had in the school reform debates going on all around th...

Video For My Classroom: The Flipped Classroom: Six steps to setting up your Flipped Classroom

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Heidi Harris

videoformyclassroom.blogspot.com - Monday, 29 September 2014 Six steps to setting up your Flipped Classroom So you've read all about it, you've got all excited and can see the benefits to flipping your classroom and you're ready to ...

What School Should Be: The Strength of Student Voice

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F.C. Tymrak

gettingsmart.com - Our team spends a lot of time talking to educators, administrators, and city leaders across the country about what works in education, but last week, we had the great opportunity to talk with stude...

Choose Dignity: A Call to Action 

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Isabel Morales

huffingtonpost.com - When I was in kindergarten, I never imagined that there would be anything wrong with growing up to build a life with another guy. It was as natural a projection as my peers who played husband and w...

The Number One Question We Should Be Asking Low-Income Students 

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Isabel Morales

huffingtonpost.com - A few months ago I attended the institute on Closing the Achievement Gap at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and one of the faculty who had worked with an elementary school where the teach...

How Should Professional Development Change?

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Susan Connelly

edutopia.org - Teachers in the United States have long known that there is a traditional “disconnect” between what teachers were expected to do and how the teachers were expected to learn how to do it. Teachers a...

Do You REALLY Know Your Old School English?

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F.C. Tymrak

earlymodernengland.com - How wide is your lexicon, really? Can you define these no longer used, old school English Words? Let’s test your knowledge and see!

My New BAM! Show: “What is the Best Way to Train Student Teachers?”

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Ed Darrell

larryferlazzo.edublogs.org - What is the Best Way to Train Student Teachers? is the topic of my ten minute conversation with Linda Rief and Emily Geltz on my recently posted BAM! radio show. Emily was Linda’s student teacher t...

Column: 5 myths about education in Michigan

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F.C. Tymrak

freep.com - Four years ago, our organization opened in Michigan to serve as a non-partisan, research, information and advocacy center focused on what's best for Michigan students. We've talked with dozens of o...

How 4 Simple Words Can Solve Education's Biggest Problem - Brilliant or Insane

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F.C. Tymrak

brilliant-insane.com - What is education’s biggest problem? Helping the impoverished? Working with students with disabilities? Feeding hungry children? Standardized testing? These are all worthy issues that require much ...

State paid millions to failed voucher schools

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Ed Darrell

channel3000.com - Wisconsin taxpayers have paid about $139 million to private schools that ended up being barred from the state's voucher system for failing to meet requirements since 2004, according to a newspaper ...

Maine school board puts teacher on leave after she traveled to Dallas - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

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Ed Darrell

pressherald.com - A teacher at Strong Elementary School was placed on a 21-day paid leave of absence after parents told the school board they were concerned that she might have been exposed to Ebola during a trip to...

Over 2,200 independents lost in Maharashtra, Haryana polls : Assembly Elections 2014, News - India Today

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Ed Darrell

indiatoday.intoday.in - Over 2,200 independents have lost in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections, results of which were announced on Sunday. As many as 2,302 independent candidates --1,699 from Maharashtra and 603 ...

Election results: Historic results, says Modi as BJP bags Haryana, Maharashtra : Assembly Elections 2014, News - India Today

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indiatoday.intoday.in - Riding on the Modi wave, the BJP on Sunday appeared emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra and looked like capturing power in Haryana unseating the Congress in both the states as counti...

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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.