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Education

Same difference? History at University after History at School.

hehistoryhub.wordpress.com - Hooray! The results are in, your place is confirmed & you are OFF TO UNIVERSITY! To do history! Yaaayyyy! The next few weeks will probably pass by in a rush of setting up student bank accounts, arr...

Educational Leadership:Powerful Lesson Planning:Lesson Plans Well Served

Shared by Tom Shields

ascd.org - She bemoans the reality that schooling seems designed "to make the individual teacher, the individual student, and their relationship irrelevant to the success of instruction." Once objectives are ...

#DitchBook

ditchthattextbook.com - Join us on Thursdays for discussion on a variety of topics related to “Ditch That Textbook!” Thursdays 10pm Eastern // 9pm Central // 8pm Mountain // 7pm Pacific September 16, 2016: Voodoo Doughnut...

Nearly Half of U.S. States Offer Special Recognition for Bilingual Graduates

Shared by Rob Townsend

blogs.edweek.org - Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia are promoting bilingualism among K-12 students by offering the seal of biliteracy—special recognition on high school diplomas for graduates who demons...

What Chicago Public Schools teachers are fighting for

Shared by Molly Myers

chicagonow.com - As I begin my 21st year as an educator, I can honestly say I’ve never before felt the need to defend my profession as I have the last few years.  When I started teaching at 22, I got lots of praise...

Getting Curious (Not Furious) With Students

Shared by Molly Myers

edutopia.org - I'm not an expert when it comes to identifying trauma in students, but I've spent enough time in classrooms to recognize stress- and trauma-related behaviors. During my tenure as a high school teac...

8 Bay Area schools win National Blue Ribbon award

Shared by Ed Darrell

kron4.com - SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Eight Bay Area schools were selected this year as National Blue Ribbon Schools, officials with the California Department of Education announced Wednesday. All the winners in ...

With/Out Discipline - Public Engagement and the PhD

thismess.net - I'm giving a talk at Western Michigan University today - With/Out Discipline - Public Engagement and the PhD. In this talk, David explains how public engagement works in the modern media age, draws...

Confederate flag sparks Black Lives Matter protest at high school

bradenton.com - A significant number of black students at Manatee High School held a peaceful protest Thursday morning before school started, a day after a fellow student brought a Confederate flag to campus as pa...

Flipped Initiative Launches First Certification Track -- THE Journal

thejournal.com - A new organization dedicated to improving the practices of the flipped classroom has introduced a certification program intended to give teachers and administrators a foundational understanding. Th...

Schools want students to be creative, but only on a Thursday afternoon - The Curious Creative

edte.ch - Right off the bat I just want to say, that this post will likely pose more questions than give you solid answers. In many ways though pursuing those questions on creativity and pondering on what th...

Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Shared by Glenn Wiebe

theatlantic.com - When Reuben Loewy took up his first teaching gig in 2012, he had a major revelation: The digital revolution has dramatically transformed the way that kids perceive reality. Perhaps that makes the 5...

Writing to Argue

Shared by ed_podesta

onedamnthing.org.uk - My undergraduates are unwilling to argue, in person, or in writing. Their essays are often surveys of a scene, descriptions of a landscape. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with a survey if that’s...

mrpotter

I teach High School Social Studies in Western New York. History nerd and tech geek. This is me, not my employer.