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24th May 1956: 1st Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Switzerland

Shared by Peter.S

historypod.net - On the 24th May 1956, the first Eurovision Song Contest took place in Lugano, Switzerland.  It has since grown to be one of the most watched non-sporting events in the world. The idea for the conte...

Innover à l’école : Éviter le jargon associé à l’« apprentissage du 21e siècle » et inciter les personnes qui résistent à aller de l’avant en douceur - École branchée

Shared by Shauna Néro

ecolebranchee.com - Un tout nouveau rapport de l’Association canadienne d’éducation décrit comment l’Ottawa Catholic School Board est devenue l’un des systèmes scolaires les plus innovateurs du pays. TORONTO, le 19 ma...

Students! Your lecturers are on strike because they are struggling to survive

Shared by ed_podesta

theguardian.com - The current University and College Union (UCU) strike means that thousands people in various roles in higher and further education will join the picket line or simply won’t turn up for work today. ...

VoiceThread - About - Digital Library

voicethread.com - The Digital Library is a database of articles about successful VoiceThread projects. Our hope is to create a resource that offers guidance and inspiration for people undertaking new projects. Pleas...

Leaked Questions Rekindle Debate Over Common Core Tests

Shared by Paul Bogush

nytimes.com - “When items leak, it costs a lot to come up with new items,” Mr. Petrilli said. He added that he was puzzled by the continued anti-testing backlash, given that, under the new law, most states are n...

Creating Safe Schools with Roz Ward - PTE029

Shared by Molly Myers

pushingtheedge.org - It’s what we want for all our students – safe schools. For some students though – school is the most unsafe place for them to be. And increasingly they’re saying, ‘enough is enough if our school le...

Guardian Education Centre: secondary school workshops

theguardian.com - All links and information in this article are current as of 11 May 2016. All secondary school workshops are free of charge. Full day workshops run from 10am-2.30pm and two hour after school worksho...

Fostering ingenuity on maker days

Shared by Jeremy Reid

kamloopsthisweek.com - In the midst of their maker day challenge, Karla Chernoff and her team ran into a snag. While they had hoped the device they were designing — intended to help seniors pick up objects from the floor...

Start with a Question: Innovative Teaching Requires Innovative PD: 5 Solutions

kerryhawk02.com - Innovative Teaching Requires Innovative PD: 5 Solutions If school and district leaders want teachers to take risks and innovate in their classrooms, then those leaders must take similar risks when ...

Erie, Pennsylvania and the Death of Public Education

Shared by Todd Beach

huffingtonpost.com - While functional states may be basically all alike, when it comes to education, dysfunctional states are all dysfunctional in their own way. In Pennsylvania, we have focused on developing one of th...

Start with a Question: What a Preschooler Can Teach Us About Homework

kerryhawk02.com - I was buzzing around the kitchen getting ready to leave for work. My husband was making lunches for our daughters before he would bring them to the bus stop. The girls were sitting at the kitchen t...

Reformation PBL

Shared by Garth Holman

teachersfortomorrow.net - ,A week ago we started talking about the Protestant Reformation in class and a student raised her hand and said, "Mr. Armstrong, when will we ever use any of this information in the real world"?  I...

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