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Support | History | A level from 2015 | GCE including applied subjects : Edexcel

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Anwen Rooks

edexcel.com - Pearson Qualification Websites Edexcel Home BTEC Edexcel International Students, Parents and Adult learners Pearson Work Based Learning

Do kids always need to be “challenged” in subjects they don’t care about?

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Amanda Dykes

georgecouros.ca - Something reminded me of this story from my teaching career so I am just writing to process my thoughts…please forgive my rambling. In my first couple years in my education career, I was teaching a...

Unleash the Power of Post-Its | Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension

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Amanda Dykes

pernillesripp.com - The students would always show up with them; stacks and stack of yellow post-its.  My pile in the cabinet would grow year after year with graduated student names, not quite collecting dust, but def...

Okay Google | Education Rethink

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Amanda Dykes

educationrethink.com - John Spencer is a teacher, author, speaker, and incessant doodler. He is the co-author of Wendell the World's Worst Wizard and the co-founder of Write About. He is passionate about helping students...

Revisionist claims turn history into a political battle

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Rob Townsend

tennessean.com - One might think the teaching of history is pretty much stagnant. But politics and perspective ensure that just isn’t the case. Qualms from national Republicans helped push issues with the new Advan...

Why is bilingual education ‘good’ for rich kids but ‘bad’ for poor, immigrant students? - The Washington Post

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Kerry Dunne

washingtonpost.com -  If you follow the public debate about bilingual education, you know that there are two basic opposing views. As Claire Bowern, the author of the following post, writes, To put it bluntly, bilingua...

The Best Backchannel Tool Gets Better! | @TodaysMeet Teacher Tools ~ Christopher J. Nesi

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Christopher J. Nesi

chrisnesi.com - TodaysMeet  is a backchannel chat platform for classroom teachers and learners. Designed for teachers, TodaysMeet takes great care to respect the needs and privacy of students while giving educator...

Princeton teacher wins the Milken Award, considered the "Oscars” of education

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Todd Beach

startribune.com - Most teachers don’t show up for work expecting to be handed $25,000. Neither did Angela Harvala, a fifth-grade teacher in Princeton, Minn. But that’s exactly what happened Thursday. In a surprise c...

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Import Quizzes Into Your Socrative Account

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Ilja van Weringh

freetech4teachers.com - Last night and this morning I had a handful of people ask me for guidance on finding and using quizzes on Socrative's spreadsheet of more than 1,000 shared quizzes. As is often the case, the best w...

Moving Toward Better Teachers Begins With Better Teacher Preparation 

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Todd Beach

huffingtonpost.com - In reflecting on former NYC Education Commissioner Joel Klein's forthcoming book on his tenure leading the nation's largest public school district, the New York Times' Frank Bruni notes that Klein ...

Why Do We Ignore All That Is Good in Education? - Work in Progress - Education Week Teacher

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Amanda Dykes

blogs.edweek.org - Starr Sackstein teaches writing and journalism in New York City. She is a National Board-certified teacher and the New York director for the Journalism Education Association. Sackstein is also the ...

The Nerdy Teacher: Yes! @GoSwivl is out of Beta with new features. #edchat

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Amanda Dykes

thenerdyteacher.com - my biggest issue with this device is the potential for reinforcing teacher-centered learning via lectures. This transmission model is still too alive in schools Kindly, I ask, Is it "not" or is it ...

3 Ways to Take Your Students Deeper With Flipped Learning

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AJ Bianco

edutopia.org - Editor's Note:This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network. Flipped learning is more than just an efficient way...

Teacher tenure makes sense (Opinion) - CNN.com

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Kevin Schneider

cnn.com - Editor's note: Donna Brazile, a CNN contributor and a Democratic strategist, is vice chairwoman for voter registration and participation at the Democratic National Committee. A nationally syndicate...

This Is What Happens When You Criticize Teach for America

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AJ Bianco

thenation.com - Last year, Wendy Heller Chovnick, a former Teach For America manager, spoke out against her former organization in The Washington Post, decrying its “inability and unwillingness to honestly address...

When Schools Ban Tech

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Amanda Dykes

educationrethink.com - John Spencer is a teacher, author, speaker, and incessant doodler. He is the co-author of Wendell the World's Worst Wizard and the co-founder of Write About. He is passionate about helping students...

LAUSD scrambles to ensure MiSiS doesn’t keep seniors from college

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Isabel Morales

dailynews.com - As staff inside headquarters of the nation’s second-largest school district scramble to make sure a computer system doesn’t stop seniors from going to college, Los Angeles Unified’s educators conti...

Why Teachers (& Parents) Should NOT Always Be Fair

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Amanda Dykes

teach4theheart.com - If we’ve heard “but that’s not fair!” once, we’ve heard it a thousand times. But let’s stop a second and really think about this complaint. Is it legitimate? We all know that life’s not fair, but s...

Survey: Black Parents Embrace Higher Educational Standards 

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F.C. Tymrak

huffingtonpost.com - Black families want more for their kids and would embrace more challenging PK-12 paths to achieve it. This is evidenced in the latest Education Post poll on how parents and grandparents feel about ...

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Dennis Bayeng

education.cu-portland.edu - Use the navigation menu at the top of the page or the links below for other suggestions. If you have any questions, connect with us by phone or email: About us: Why choose Concordia University – Po...

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns - The Washington Post

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Yesenia Hernandez

washingtonpost.com - A student takes notes at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students ...

The 7 Bad Habits of Ineffective Teachers

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Matt DeWire

teach4theheart.com - Think back to when you were in school – did you have any teachers that were just, well, to be honest, bad teachers? Or maybe there’s some teachers you know now who are just simply not that effectiv...

Stop Buying Technology

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Amanda Dykes

upsidedown.edublogs.org - Ok, so maybe don’t stop buying technology. Or do. Let’s talk. Last few weeks I have been meeting with teachers, supervisors, and administrators about technology in their schools and what needs they...

Learning about Loops in Scratch JR ~ My Paperless Classroom

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Amanda Dykes

mypaperlessclassroom.com - This is an "into" video for my first grade students.  I play this video at the beginning of class to get us thinking about loops.  We have worked with Scratch Jr before, so I don't have to go over ...

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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.