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Supreme Court Declines Appeals on Religion in Public Education

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One I can agree with, the other I don't.

Mark Walsh is a contributing writer to Education Week. He has covered legal issues in education for more than 17 years. He writes about school-related cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and in lower courts.

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Blended Learning – Combining Online Technology with Classroom Instruction : 1 of 3

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In this series of posts I will focus on ways teachers can implement a blended learning model in their classroom. Each post will delve into related types of resources, with recommendations for imple...
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Vote for Your Favorite ‘New Librarianship’ Pinterest Board!

Vote for Your Favorite ‘New Librarianship’ Pinterest Board! | Answers | Scoop.it

There's some really interesting boards here, spend a little time to look at them...

RT @mstephens7: Please cast a vote for ur fave pinterest about future libs: http://t.co/ptGmx2Li I'm pretty partially to @rick_thomchick entry!

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Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News

Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News | Answers | Scoop.it
To understand how social media, an almost integral part of our current culture, can benefit K-12 schools and districts, we asked eSchool News readers: “Name one way you use social networking in your school/district.
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10 of the best apps for education | eSchool News

As iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches become more integrated in classrooms, educators and students are looking for new ways to apply them to the learning process.
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Online library catalogs: using them despite their imperfections | Reading, Writing, Research

Online library catalogs: using them despite their imperfections | Reading, Writing, Research | Answers | Scoop.it
Online library catalogs don't work as well as they ought to, but it is still worth the effort to learn to use them. Actually, it's not especially difficult.
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Paint Branch ES Library Gets Paint Job, More Than 1000 Donated Books - Patch.com

Paint Branch ES Library Gets Paint Job, More Than 1000 Donated Books - Patch.com | Answers | Scoop.it
Paint Branch ES Library Gets Paint Job, More Than 1000 Donated BooksPatch.comPaint Branch Elementary School was selected by the nationwide READesign grant program, to receive a revitalized corner of its library and more than 1000 new books.
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Facebook strips 'privacy' from new 'data use' policy

Facebook strips 'privacy' from new 'data use' policy | Answers | Scoop.it

Just in case you missed this, here it is again.....it's a must read!!

Facebook updates its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities dropping the term "privacy." (Think twice before logging in to FB.Facebook strips 'privacy' from new 'data use' policy http://t.co/DYXeeUYZ via @CNNMoney...)...

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Educational Technology Guy: What I use with Physics classes instead of textbook

Educational Technology Guy: What I use with Physics classes instead of textbook | Answers | Scoop.it

RT @daveandcori: What I use with Physics classes instead of textbooks http://t.co/VZtY5dcJ #edtech #edchat #education #BeyondtheTextbook...(great tips to share and I love Evernote, sandra)

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TEDEducation's Channel - YouTube

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TED-Ed is TED's new education initiative. (love TED Talks, great video clips posted here, sandra)

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Free apps 'drain battery faster'

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Mobile applications which are supported by third-party advertising services typically use more battery power, a study suggests.  (No wonder my battery power just disappears some days! sandra)

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iPad New Technology to Benefit Seniors

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iPad can make seniors life more comfortable than ever as they can easily find out resources which can help them to sort out their problems.iPad is quite easy to use beacuse of their advance features.
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'Discover Earth' traveling exhibit ends 2-month stay at Diboll library - Lufkin Daily News

'Discover Earth' traveling exhibit ends 2-month stay at Diboll library - Lufkin Daily News | Answers | Scoop.it
'Discover Earth' traveling exhibit ends 2-month stay at Diboll libraryLufkin Daily NewsRichard Donovan, author of “Paddling the Wild Neches,” talks about his preservation work on the Neches River during a presentation Thursdasy at the TLL Temple...
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The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever

The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever | Answers | Scoop.it

Absolutely fascinating read.....Stanford doesn't want me. I can say that because it's a documented fact: I was once denied admission in writing. I took my last math class b...

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The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic

The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic | Answers | Scoop.it

Looks like a good list ....

The 200 Best #Special_Education Apps | Edudemic http://t.co/f1tPZLfq via @edudemic...

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Educational Leadership:Reading: The Core Skill:Reading Remixed

Educational Leadership:Reading: The Core Skill:Reading Remixed | Answers | Scoop.it

Great article!

Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.

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Ten skills every student should learn | eSchool News

We recently asked our readers: “If you could choose only one, what's the skill you'd like every student to learn?” Here are the top responses.
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Boolify Project: An Educational Boolean Web Search Tool

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Boolify provides learners with a manipulative mental model for Boolean Web Search contruction. It can be used to teach and learn Boolean Web Search in a variety of settings. (Searching...Heard of Boolify?
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Mixbook | Education Program - Free Digital Storytelling Software for Educators

Mixbook | Education Program - Free Digital Storytelling Software for Educators | Answers | Scoop.it
Mixbook Education Program gives Educators and Students the power to learn in a new and exciting way.
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Facebook passwords 'fair game in job interviews' - Telegraph

Facebook passwords 'fair game in job interviews' - Telegraph | Answers | Scoop.it

IMPORTANT. Everyone needs to know!

The growing trend for bosses asking prospective employees for their Facebook
usernames and passwords is not illegal say employment lawyers. (“@mattrhodes: What now?

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For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a hand - Philadelphia Inquirer

For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a hand - Philadelphia Inquirer | Answers | Scoop.it

For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a handPhiladelphia InquirerBy Laura Cofsky In a Nook class at the Free Library, Loren Groenendaal answers Barbara Williams (right). The Central Library also offers individual sessions for seniors. (another interesting technique for managing ebooks and e-readers, sandra)

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Univ. library turns to mobile devices - Red and Black

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Univ. library turns to mobile devicesRed and BlackBy DANIEL SUDDES on March 19, 2012 With more students accessing Internet on their phones, the University libraries are aiming to reach more people by formatting their resources for mobile devices. (one library trying to figure out the ebook tangle, sandra)

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Free Legos for your Classroom! Kinda

Free Legos for your Classroom! Kinda | Answers | Scoop.it

Have you ever wished you could have unlimited legos in your classroom for students to create and build what ever they wanted. With Lego Digital Designer you can create virtually anything with an... Free Legos for your Classroom! (great idea to share with your teachers, sandra)

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Teens' texting up, voice calling down: report

Teens' texting up, voice calling down: report | Answers | Scoop.it
Perhaps in the not-too-distant future, teens will be flummoxed when it comes to how to make a phone call. That's because there's more texting going on...
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The Disappearing Virtual Library | The Committed Sardine

The Disappearing Virtual Library | The Committed Sardine | Answers | Scoop.it

Really interesting article. Take a look.

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