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Google for Education 101 (in 101 seconds)

What does it mean for a classroom or school to "go Google"? Learn all about Chromebooks, Google Apps for Education and Tablets with Google Play for Education...
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DC Appleseed Report Calls for New Adult Literacy Strategy

DC Appleseed Report Calls for New Adult Literacy Strategy | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Cross-posted from DC AppleseedTo reduce unemployment and narrow the gap between rich and poor, the District must help more residents build the basic reading, wr (DC Appleseed Report Calls for New Adult Literacy Strategy
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What is a cognitive approach to teaching adult literacy and numeracy?

What is a cognitive approach to teaching adult literacy and numeracy? | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
A cognitive approach to adult literacy and numeracy is simply one with a focus on the internal processes and connections that take place in someone’s mind when they are learning. Cognitive approach...
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Five Teaching Tips for Helping Students Become 'Wild Readers'

Five Teaching Tips for Helping Students Become 'Wild Readers' | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Educator and author Donalyn Miller offers teachers some techniques to create not only avid readers, but lifelong readers.
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Intel brings Windows 8.1 to schools with new education hybrid - PCWorld

Intel brings Windows 8.1 to schools with new education hybrid - PCWorld | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Intel brings Windows 8.1 to schools with new education hybrid PCWorld Intel this week showed off a laptop-tablet hybrid with Windows 8.1 for the education market, where Chromebooks and tablets are also fighting for position.
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StudySync and The Future of Digital Curriculum | StudySync

McGraw-Hill Education, StudySync and the future of digital curriculum: http://t.co/1XBS7fBNup #edtech #edchat
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Oregon special education graduates declared eligible for federal financial aid - The Oregonian

Oregon special education graduates declared eligible for federal financial aid - The Oregonian | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Oregon special education graduates declared eligible for federal financial aid The Oregonian Will McMillan, shown testifying to the Tennessee Legislature, has been a prominent advocate for students with disabilities to be ushered into higher...
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Engaging Young Adult Readers! Need Engaging Books

Engaging Young Adult Readers! Need Engaging Books | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
My students need copies of Divergent, Matched, and other books to encourage small group and independent reading and to connect YA novels with the classics My tenth graders need to read.
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K-12 Education in a Post-Literate Age - Education Week News

K-12 Education in a Post-Literate Age - Education Week News | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Education Week News K-12 Education in a Post-Literate Age Education Week News American schools have entered the Age of Post-Literacy. Books, long idealized as foundational shapers of intellect, no longer mold young people's minds.
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Ken Robinson: 10 talks on education

Ken Robinson: 10 talks on education | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Education legend Sir Ken Robinson picked the talks he loves — all full of insight, bright ideas and, of course, creativity.
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10 Nations with the Highest Literacy Rate - Siliconindia.com

10 Nations with the Highest Literacy Rate - Siliconindia.com | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
10 Nations with the Highest Literacy Rate Siliconindia.com Regional authorities regulate education within their jurisdictions within the prevailing framework of federal laws.
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ProLiteracy - The Crisis - Adult Literacy Facts

ProLiteracy - The Crisis - Adult Literacy Facts | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
disturbing stats: Adult Literacy Facts IT's a crisis!! @ProLiteracy - http://t.co/LaFqEjIWzW
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Nation Falls Far Short on Educational Equity - Education Week News

Nation Falls Far Short on Educational Equity - Education Week News | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Nation Falls Far Short on Educational Equity Education Week News New federal civil rights data show persistent and widespread disparities among disadvantaged students from prekindergarten through high school on key indicators—calling into question...
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Higher education means much more than a piece of paper - TheNewsTribune.com

Higher education means much more than a piece of paper - TheNewsTribune.com | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Higher education means much more than a piece of paper TheNewsTribune.com This almost nonchoice destined me for a post-high school education. Although I liked school, I didn't really know exactly why I was going to college.
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U.S. adults rank below average in global survey of basic education skills | Inside Higher Ed

U.S. adults rank below average in global survey of basic education skills | Inside Higher Ed | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Troubling Stats on Adult Literacy #literacy http://t.co/Ho4FJ0ltBZ #adulted
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What are adult literacy theories?

What are adult literacy theories? | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Adult literacy theories are ideas about how adults learn literacy skills, like reading. There are a range of theories and different educators tend to subscribe to different theories - although some...
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Student Loan Borrowers' Costs To Jump As Education Department Reaps Huge Profit

Student Loan Borrowers' Costs To Jump As Education Department Reaps Huge Profit | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Education is forecast to generate $127 billion in profit over the next decade from lending to college students and their families, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
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Students 'to repay debts into 50s'

Students 'to repay debts into 50s' | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Most students will still be paying back university loans in their 40s and 50s, and many will never clear the debt, Sutton Trust research finds.
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How The Struggle To Read Becomes A Path To Drop Out - StateImpact Ohio

How The Struggle To Read Becomes A Path To Drop Out - StateImpact Ohio | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
StateImpact Ohio How The Struggle To Read Becomes A Path To Drop Out StateImpact Ohio Now a mother of three, Jones is enrolled in a GED prep program at Project Learn, a Cleveland based non-profit that helps adults learn how to read.
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Education and the Pursuit of Happiness: Seth Biderman at TEDxABQED

Seth Biderman has been searching for the key to creating a happy education system for his entire professional career. As the Manager of the Institute for Teachers at the Academy for the Love...
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Is College Really Harder to Get Into Than It Used To Be?

Is College Really Harder to Get Into Than It Used To Be? | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
"The myth of selectivity, that college admissions gets harder with each passing year, is both true and untrue." (Is College Really Harder to Get Into Than It Used To Be?
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Rhythm Sight Reading Trainer

Rhythm Sight Reading Trainer | Adult Basic Skills Policy, Information and Research | Scoop.it
Improve your sight reading with immediate feedback of timing accuracy. Carefully graduated levels from simple to professional allow you to start at your best level and improve at your own pace, more rapidly than on your own instrument.
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ProLiteracy Report: Funding in Decline for Adult Literacy and Basic Education Programs

Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 -- Results from 2012-2013 statistical member report (RT @literacymc: ProLiteracy Report: Funding in Decline for Adult Literacy and Basic Education Programs http://t.co/Khpf8qcEaW...
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State looking to boost adult education - Dayton Daily News

State looking to boost adult education Dayton Daily News He talked about ABLE, the Adult Basic Literacy Education program.
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Back to School: Khan Academy and Education | EBTN Ep6

Steve heads to the Khan Academy and Bay Area schools to report on the role of technology in education. Meanwhile, a lack of confidence in Steve's reporting a...
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