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Survey: Principals Prioritize Common Core, But Report Lack of Readiness

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A survey of 1,000 principals in 14 states shows that school leaders are heavily focused on the new standards, but don't necessarily feel prepared to manage the huge shift.

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Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, December 17, 2013 4:04 PM

There is more to implementation than priortizing. The entire professional body of educators need to know what the standards say and what those words mean. And...schools must have an standards based assessment plan that not only measures their efforts but that measures the effect of new practice and heighted expectations on student achievement. These new standards are more than words on paper: the implications of the Common Core Standards is truly a shift in the culture of education and that kind of shift needs societal and legistlative support.  

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Civil Rights Childhood: Picturing Liberation in African American Photobooks E-Book

Read your free e-book: http://hotaudiobook.com/mebk/50/en/B00PJG42FO/book Childhood joy, pleasure, and creativity are not often associated with the civi
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Why California’s charter school sector is called ‘the Wild West’

Why California’s charter school sector is called ‘the Wild West’ | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The second part of a series about the deeply troubled California charter school sector.
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Don’t Leave Learning Up to Chance: Framing and Reflection

Don’t Leave Learning Up to Chance: Framing and Reflection | digital divide information | Scoop.it
When educators take the time to explicitly frame the maker activities and build meaningful reflection in at the end, they're helping to ensure kids are reaching
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Yale study suggests racial bias among preschool teachers

Yale study suggests racial bias among preschool teachers | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Teachers are more likely to expect young black children -- especially young black boys -- to misbehave, according to a new Yale study: "Implicit biases do not begin with black men and police. They begin with black preschoolers and their teachers."
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Stop Innovating in Schools. Please.

Stop Innovating in Schools. Please. | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Innovation in schools today is far too focused on improving teaching, not amplifying learning.

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Miguel Zapata-Ros's curator insight, September 27, 1:51 AM
La innovación en las escuelas de hoy está demasiado centrada en la mejora de la enseñanza, pero no mejora el aprendizaje.
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We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation – Rising Up with Sonali

We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation – Rising Up with Sonali | digital divide information | Scoop.it
FEATURING JEFF CHANG – The US Presidential election this year has inspired severe levels of anxiety, particularly among people of color who have borne the brunt of violent rhetoric from Donald Trump and his cohorts. If we believe the racist and xenophobic rhetoric, we deserve to be banned from entering the country, or pushed behind a wall, or imprisoned, or priced out of our homes. And if we are poor we deserve to remain poor. It is a difficult moment indeed.


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Last Mile Connectivity

The film talks about the advantage of Internet access in a remote village named Nichlagarh. As Internet usage grows in India, the number of communities an
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What We're Watching: Economic Segregation and Student Poverty - Education Next

What We're Watching: Economic Segregation and Student Poverty - Education Next | digital divide information | Scoop.it
In this video, NPR's Cory Turner looks at which states have the most-segregating school district boundaries-- borders with the largest difference in child poverty rates from one side to the other.
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Why Collaborative Leadership Matters Most

Why Collaborative Leadership Matters Most | digital divide information | Scoop.it
“Leaders hear a lot about being instructional leaders, but in order to bring all stakeholders together, they must be collaborative leaders.”
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Gaining Admin Support for Game Based Learning 

Welcome to another MinecraftEdu After Chat. Here's where we spend 30 Min after the EdChat to Recap and discuss the highlights of tonight's Topic. We'r
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 22, 9:34 PM

I need to watch this! ;)

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Slavery on America’s College Campuses Went Beyond Buying and Selling

Slavery on America’s College Campuses Went Beyond Buying and Selling | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Not long after Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia announced a plan to atone for the school’s active participation in slavery—which included the 1838 sale of 272 slaves, which kept the school financially afloat—the descendants of those slaves are now calling on the school to do more. Beyond the proposed monument and admission preferences, they…
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Cross Cultural Awareness and Social Justice in Counseling E-Book

Read your free e-book: http://copydl.space/mebk/50/en/B004VEJ3CC/book Many societal and cultural changes have taken place over the past several decades
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High Quality Early Learning is Essential

Expanding access to high quality early childhood education is among the most important things we can do for our children. Leif and Eric are 4-year-old twin
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Google announces Google Station to offer fast Wi-Fi services everywhere

Google announces Google Station to offer fast Wi-Fi services everywhere | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Google wants every public place on the planet to have fast Wi-Fi service.

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Google’s Got a Plan to Unify the World's Wi-Fi Hotspots

Google’s Got a Plan to Unify the World's Wi-Fi Hotspots | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Google will help anyone build a public Wi-Fi hotspot, complete with a Google-based login.
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Library of Congress Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month | Teaching with the Library of Congress

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Library of Congress Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month. A blog post at "Teaching with the Library of Congress" on 2016-09-27.
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New Zealand Maori anger at 'offensive' shower curtains

New Zealand Maori anger at 'offensive' shower curtains | digital divide information | Scoop.it
American retail website removes items featuring Maori chiefs and leaders.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, June 22, 11:40 AM

Here is another example of cultural commodification and cultural appropriation.  As stated in the article, there is nothing illegal in this, but most companies stay away because the negative publicity for being sleazy is a enough of a cultural and economic deterrent to conform to the more accepted norms of society. 

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Coding Toys for kids: when learning is just fun!

Coding Toys for kids: when learning is just fun! | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Coding Toys for kids: when learning is just fun! News. Learning how to code at schoolIt's no secret that the cool class at some schools is coding. Rathe
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ViaDireta bridges the Digital Divide for students in Amazonas region

ViaDireta Telecom connect students in the Amazonas region in Brazil. Using iDirect and Integrasys technologies combined, Via Direta has been able to delive
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The Planetary Archives (BlackHorseMedia) – Google+

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The top 36 must-see items at the African American museum

The top 36 must-see items at the African American museum | digital divide information | Scoop.it
When the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture was established in 2003, it had no collection. Since then, museum leaders have acquired approximately 40,000 objects, of which some 3,500 will be on view. They document the tragedy and triumph of the African American experience, from the Colonial era of slavery to the election of the nation’s first African American president. Here are 36 of the most emotionally and historically resonant treasures in the collection that no visitor should miss.
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How 3 Interlocking Pedagogies Can Change the World

How 3 Interlocking Pedagogies Can Change the World | digital divide information | Scoop.it
At School 21, the combination of teaching wellbeing, oracy (speaking skills), and project-based learning empowers students to create exceptional work that makes a real-world difference.

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, September 22, 11:55 PM
While I might have used different semantics for these three foci in preparing students to be adaptable in a changing world, these plus a solid knowledge base, literacy and numeracy make a potent package.
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, September 23, 2:34 AM
Three basic skills to underpin everything else.
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How Proposed Title I Changes Impact School Funding and Edtech Vendors (EdSurge News)

How Proposed Title I Changes Impact School Funding and Edtech Vendors (EdSurge News) | digital divide information | Scoop.it

Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which Congress reauthorized in 2015 as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), is the federal government’s largest commitment to K-12 education. Congress provides nearly $15 billion in Title I funding every year and, since 1970, the law has be

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