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If students designed their own schools...

The best small town in America experiments with self-directed learning at its public high school. A group of students gets to create their own school-within-...
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We need to take a serious look at doing this...

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How To Make A Movie Poster: A Template For Students

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How To Make A Movie Poster: A Template For Students
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I'm thinking about doing this for The Book Thief...

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Blended Professional Development Just Might Have Some Answers -

Blended Professional Development Just Might Have Some Answers - | ATeacher'sPerspective | Scoop.it
Blended Professional Development Just Might Have Some Answers by Paul Moss, edmerger.com, and Terry Heick Curating new and relevant content and tailoring it to their own, unique needs will become a key skill required by future...
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I particularly agreed with this idea: "Soon enough, large institutions will realize that the most effective professional development (PD) happens through networks, networks accessed through social media. More PD happens on Twitter for example in one night than a teacher is likely to get in a year through formal conferences and staff meetings."

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7 Things You Need to Know About Your Local Public School | Education on GOOD

7 Things You Need to Know About Your Local Public School | Education on GOOD | ATeacher'sPerspective | Scoop.it
Our public schools are the last real space where people from different classes and different walks of life come together to learn, to share ideas, and to be afforded a fair opportunity to reach for the American dream.
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10 Good TED Talks from Inspiring Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Rise in student plagiarism cases attributed to blurred lines of digital world

Rise in student plagiarism cases attributed to blurred lines of digital world | ATeacher'sPerspective | Scoop.it
A rising tide of student plagiarism during her three years as director of composition at Colorado State University left professor Sarah Sloane reeling.
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In many cases that I'm encountering, I genuinely believe that the students truly don't even understand that what they're doing is wrong.

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Two Case Studies: How Connected Educators Can Transform Schools

Two Case Studies: How Connected Educators Can Transform Schools | ATeacher'sPerspective | Scoop.it
Figuring out which new teaching practices or pieces of technology might work in a classroom can feel like a full-time job.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, October 29, 2013 8:39 AM

If last night's EdTechChat is any indication, connected educators are all around us and they're fired up about PLNs and 21st century learning. Do you think Arne Duncan was surprised at the fast-and-furious-flying-fingers of today's educators? I certainly hope so...

Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, October 29, 2013 1:39 PM

This article highlights schools who have invested in liaison positions that develop professional learning communities and other interactive formats for both teachers and administrators.

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How to write a good essay

How to write an essay- brief essays and use the principles to expand to longer essays/ even a thesis you might also wish to check the video on Interview tech...

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Our Schools Are Not For Sale | The Nation

Our Schools Are Not For Sale | The Nation | ATeacher'sPerspective | Scoop.it
Philadelphia's teachers, parents, students, and communities are struggling to ensure quality education in public schools in the face of massive budget cuts, school staff layoffs and closures.
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Establishing A Twitter Routine In Your Classroom

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Establishing A Twitter Routine In Your Classroom
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GREAT infographic included with this...

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Making Twitter A Mainstream Tool For School Improvement

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5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious

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5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious
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Sunday Night Teacher: 5 Videos To Motivate Students

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Sunday Night Teacher: 5 Videos To Motivate Students
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Love numbers three and five especially...

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5 videos on connected learning from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub [VIDEOS] | @mcleod

5 videos on connected learning from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub [VIDEOS] | @mcleod | ATeacher'sPerspective | Scoop.it
Here are four very powerful videos from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub that are guaranteed to make you think hard about learning,
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When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids

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A school board member takes versions of his state’s standardized tests in math and reading, and realizes something is really wrong with these high-stakes exams.
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To This Day Project - Shane Koyczan

Shane Koyczan "To This Day" http://www.tothisdayproject.com Help this message have a far reaching and long lasting effect in confronting bullying. Please sha...
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This is a MUST SEE for anyone involved in Education in any way, shape or form. Or if you're just plain old human.

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Common Core Writing 1: Thesis Statements

This is an instructional video on thesis statements for middle and high school students. Its content is based on the Common Core Standards and intended for u...

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Five stereotypes about poor families and education - Washington Post (blog)

Five stereotypes about poor families and education - Washington Post (blog) | ATeacher'sPerspective | Scoop.it
Five stereotypes about poor families and education Washington Post (blog) The book, which draws from years of research to analyze educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students, is part of the Multicultural Education...
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