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Student Debt Continued to Rise in 2011

Student Debt Continued to Rise in 2011 | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Borrowers in the class of 2011 graduated from college owing $26,600, on average.
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How Are Happiness and Learning Connected?

How Are Happiness and Learning Connected? | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
We've all heard of the fight or flight response. We go into survival mode when threatened by something or someone.
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The Importance of Teaching Mindfulness

The Importance of Teaching Mindfulness | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Flickr: ssoosay By Aran Levasseur Think of sitting quietly in a spartan room. There are no TVs, computers, smartphones, books, magazines or music. I
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The 4-Step Guide To Critical Thinking Skills - Edudemic

The 4-Step Guide To Critical Thinking Skills - Edudemic | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Here is a guide to critical thinking skills complete with four (count 'em, 4!) steps accompanied by fill-in-the-blank questions designed to pique your interest and illustrate how each step works.
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Teacher's Market: Companies that Offer Donation Requests for Your School/Classroom Events

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Five Future Trends That Will Impact the Learning Ecosystem

Five Future Trends That Will Impact the Learning Ecosystem | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
As summer reflections on the past school year turn into aspirations for the next year, it's important to keep in mind the big picture of change in education. Five shifts in how we think about schools
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Speaking of the Common Core ... Give Students Time to Talk

Speaking of the Common Core ... Give Students Time to Talk | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
A teacher offers six suggestions for giving students purposeful practice in oral communication, a focus of the common standards.
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25 Professional Development Books for Teachers | Teacher's Lounge Blog | Really Good Stuff®

25 Professional Development Books for Teachers | Teacher's Lounge Blog | Really Good Stuff® | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Learning never stops and that is especially true when it comes to the teaching profession.  New ways of organizing materials, engaging little learners, and
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17 Teacher-tested Ways to Find Free or Cheap Stuff for Your Classroom

17 Teacher-tested Ways to Find Free or Cheap Stuff for Your Classroom | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area

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10 Dos & Don'ts For Teaching Vocabulary In Any Content Area
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Bringing Brain Based Learning Theories into the Classroom | Concordia Online

Bringing Brain Based Learning Theories into the Classroom | Concordia Online | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
There is a lot that science does not understand about the learning process, and specifically, brain based learning theories.
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Lessons Learned From an Education Advocate

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Alison Crowley Just a few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to attend a meeting in Washington about the Common Core State Standards. Several national education groups gathered to share their efforts on CCSS implementation.
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21st-Century Teacher Education : Education Next

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25 Things Successful Educators Do Differently

25 Things Successful Educators Do Differently | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
  via Innovation Excellence If you ask a student what makes him or her successful in school, you probably won’t hear about some fantastic new book or video lecture series. Most likely you will...
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Do you agree or disagree? What can you add to this list?

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Cool Comic Posters on Multiple Intelligences ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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The Secrets Of Top Students - Edudemic

The Secrets Of Top Students - Edudemic | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Determination, sacrifice, and a whole lot of effort. Those are just a few of the things that make up this useful list of secrets of top students.
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HotChalk's Lesson Plans Page - Over 4,000 Lesson Plans for Teachers by Teachers

HotChalk's Lesson Plans Page - Over 4,000 Lesson Plans for Teachers by Teachers | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
4,000+ Free Lesson Plans in Math Social Studies Art Language Arts Music PE Reading Writing Geography Science projects and Science lesson plans. Great educational resource for teachers and parents!
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Fed Up Teachers Refuse to Teach Summer School in Texas

Fed Up Teachers Refuse to Teach Summer School in Texas | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Due to stress, educators aren't signing up for summer classes. This proposes a serious problem for students who are already behind.
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Why 20% Time is Good for Schools

Why 20% Time is Good for Schools | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Have you ever met an adult who doesn't really love what they do, but just goes through the motions in their job and everyday life? Have you spoken with men and women who constantly complain, showing
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Doing More with Less (and Other Practical Educational Technology Tidbits)

Doing More with Less (and Other Practical Educational Technology Tidbits) | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
Adam Bellow (@adambellow on Twitter) works as the Director of Educational Technology for the College Board Schools where he works with educational leaders, teachers, and students to infuse technol
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4 Needs Of A Great Teacher

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4 Needs Of A Great Teacher
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Five Hypotheses About Learning That Suggest Self-Directed Learning

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Five Hypotheses About Learning That Suggest Self-Directed Learning
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Awesome Chart for Teachers- Alternatives to Traditional Homework ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Teaching Ahead: A Roundtable - Can Teaching's 'Revolving Door' Be Stopped? Archives - Education Week Teacher

Teaching Ahead: A Roundtable - Can Teaching's 'Revolving Door' Be Stopped? Archives - Education Week Teacher | Blog Blasts | Scoop.it
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The Courage to Act : Education Next

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Teacher Training's Low Grade

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U.S. colleges of education are an industry of mediocrity that churns out teachers ill-prepared to work in elementary and high-school classrooms, according to a report by a nonprofit advocacy group.
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