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Books That Nobody Reads: E-lit at the Library of Congress - Huffington Post

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OK. Some people do read them, even if "read" is not the correct term. Even so, you won't find a single work of e-lit in the Library of Congress catalog.
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How Lifelong Readers Are Helping Communities Thrive

How Lifelong Readers Are Helping Communities Thrive | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Best content around Instructional Materials STEM selected by the EdTech Update community.
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Workforce of the future - The competing forces shaping 2030

Workforce of the future - The competing forces shaping 2030 | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The pace of change is accelerating. Competition for the right talent is fierce. How can organisations prepare for a future that few of us can define? How will your talent needs change?
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The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones

The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
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Education inequality is focus of documentary "Teach Us All"

Education inequality is focus of documentary "Teach Us All" | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Director Sonia Lowman and producer Ava DuVernay discuss Netflix film about how children living in poverty continue to suffer from disadvantaged schools
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, September 28, 2:07 PM
A better term is "teach each of us." Teach us all is shooting to the group, which does not bring each student into the picture. School is a place we can lift people up. It takes human relationships.
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30 Under 30: The Next Generation of Educators is Prepared to Make a Difference

30 Under 30: The Next Generation of Educators is Prepared to Make a Difference | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Meet 30 young educators who—early in their careers—are building networks of support, growing their skillset, and raising their voices as leaders.
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The Characteristics of Public School Teachers in the U.S. - Core Education, LLC

The Characteristics of Public School Teachers in the U.S. - Core Education, LLC | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Public school teachers had an average of about 14 years experience in 2015-16, and nearly half (47 percent) had earned a master’s degree, according to a new report. The National Center for Education Statistics released Characteristics of Public Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in the United States: Results From the 2015–16 National Teacher and Principal Read more about The Characteristics of Public School Teachers in the U.S.…
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Learning Ally Named as a Reading Accommodation in New California Statewide Dyslexia Guidelines

Learning Ally Named as a Reading Accommodation in New California Statewide Dyslexia Guidelines | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
PRINCETON, NJ (PRWEB) September 13, 2017 -- Under the new California Dyslexia Guidelines, potentially hundreds of thousands of students with dyslexia will
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Finally getting serious about educating kids with dyslexia

Finally getting serious about educating kids with dyslexia | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Apple’s Steve Jobs had it. So did Nelson Rockefeller, and so do Bill Gates, Anderson Cooper, Amee
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U.S. Superintendents Excited About Their District's Future

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U.S. public school district superintendents are excited about the future of their district, but they are less optimistic about the future of U.S. education.
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Teachers: Influencers in Schools and Communities

Teachers: Influencers in Schools and Communities | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
As purchasers, as influencers, and as community leaders, teachers can be a powerful force for brands and nonprofits looking to make inroads into schools.
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The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5

The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5 | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The latest statistics and field-leading research on the challenges and opportunities for children with learning disabilities and ADHD
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Join us in congratulating Vicki Smith Bigham

Join us in congratulating Vicki Smith Bigham | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
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Study Says Dyslexia May Affect Listening Comprehension

Study Says Dyslexia May Affect Listening Comprehension | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Scientists have come to believe that the reading difficulties of dyslexia are part of a larger puzzle: a problem with how the brain processes speech and puts together words from smaller units of sound.
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Reading and Math Disabilities: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Reading and Math Disabilities: Two Sides of the Same Coin? | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
At a conference sponsored by the National Science Foundation, researchers talked about the latest findings in the connection between dyslexia and other types of learning disabilities.
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Implementing Response to Intervention in Your Classroom - IgnitED

Implementing Response to Intervention in Your Classroom - IgnitED | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
As the new school year quickly approaches I have begun to think about the students that I will teach this school year. Last school year I had several students that missed the passing standard by 2-10 points. Needless to say, when I saw their test scores I was heartbroken because in the back of my mind I knew that if these students had interventions in place and were progress monitored … Read More →
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The Power of Story in the Classroom

The Power of Story in the Classroom | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Using stories in the classroom not only provides entertainment and connection, but has the power to help students absorb information in a lasting way, writes Trevor Muir.
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How to Spot the Warning Signs of Dyslexia In Students

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What might be seen as laziness or acting out could really be dyslexia in disguise. How to spot the warning signs of dyslexia in students, and what to do.
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Transforming Struggling Readers Into Empowered Learners

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Here's How It Works Through a Learning Ally membership, you will have access to nearly 80,000 titles, including the world's largest library of audio textbooks. Simply select the book you need, then listen to it on the PC, Mac, Chromebook, iOS or Android device of your choice.
 
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More Businesses Embracing Inclusion

Corporate America is increasingly working to include people with disabilities with a new report finding that a growing number of companies are actively
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7 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers

7 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
That’s a rigorous standard by which to measure effective teaching and requires a mindset switch about what education is for and how it will remain relevant to students growing up in a world that is more connected and less stable than ever before.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 12, 4:19 AM

Love these questions.

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Americans' Satisfaction With Schools Edges Up From 2016

Americans' Satisfaction With Schools Edges Up From 2016 | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Americans' satisfaction with the state of K-12 education is up from last year. U.S. parents, meanwhile, remain satisfied with their own child's education.
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How to create a dyslexia-friendly environment in your school

How to create a dyslexia-friendly environment in your school | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Some guiding principles for schools to create a learning environment that feels safe, comfortable and empowering for students with dyslexia.
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Is Listening to an Audio book "Cheating?"

Is Listening to an Audio book "Cheating?" | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
I've been asked this question a lot and I hate it.  I’ll describe why in a bit, but for now I’ll just change it to “does your mind do more or less the same thing when you listening to a
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Trailblazers in Edtech: Carol Ribeiro

Trailblazers in Edtech: Carol Ribeiro | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The Tech Edvocate is pleased to produce its “Trailblazers of Edtech” series. This series profiles the top edtech influencers in the world. To create this series, The Tech Edvocate editorial team exhaustively researched the movers and shakers of edtech. To frame our methodology, we decided to define the term “edtech influencer” broadly. In this series, you will find administrators, bloggers, journalists, policymakers, researchers, innovators, businessmen, activists, etc. who are transforming the edtech space as we know it. The influencers that we chose are all active in the area of edtech, doing something influential in edtech, well-known throughout the edtech landscape, …
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5 Ways to Help Struggling Readers With the Whole Student in Mind

5 Ways to Help Struggling Readers With the Whole Student in Mind | News & Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Reading is only one part of the learning experience. Help struggling readers gain the confidence they need to become lifelong readers.
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