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4 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Online Interaction - Edudemic

4 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Online Interaction - Edudemic | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
The education sector is rapidly changing and adapting to new technologies. Modern days have made educators go above and beyond with their teaching skills and learn to use new tools to innovate their style and create a better learning environment for students. Starting with correspondence courses and ending up with the apparition of MOOCs, education …
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11 Signs That Technology Is A Key Part Of Education - Edudemic

11 Signs That Technology Is A Key Part Of Education - Edudemic | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
The current trend of education technology is nothing to sneeze at. There are iPads and Android devices popping up in classrooms around the world.
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6 BYOD Discussions Every School Should Have

6 BYOD Discussions Every School Should Have | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
We've been in BYOD mode for half a year, and I've already shared some best practices for the classroom with you. Putting on my IT hat, here are some of the things I've learned that you should conside
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School ditches rules and loses bullies

School ditches rules and loses bullies | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
Ripping up the playground rulebook is having incredible effects at an Auckland school.
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5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic

5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
Game designers have mastered certain tricks that make games so addictive that people can’t stop playing them.
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A Reading Teacher Who Lost The Ability To Read

A Reading Teacher Who Lost The Ability To Read | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
Though she suffers from alexia disorder, she's teaching herself how to recognize words again.
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Incredible story.

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Gender stereotyping - what can I do?

Gender stereotyping - what can I do? | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
As a parent of 2 girls, this subject has taken my interest lately.  I work in engineering, and love it!  I want my girls to be able to follow their passions and interests in their educations and ca...
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The secrets behind one school's remarkable turnaround | eSchool News | eSchool News

The secrets behind one school's remarkable turnaround | eSchool News | eSchool News | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
Technology and service learning are key components of the remarkable turnaround at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School in St. Louis.
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Fantastic good news story!

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Parents are key to mobile learning success | eSchool News | eSchool News

Parents are key to mobile learning success | eSchool News | eSchool News | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
Don’t overlook parents as key partners in the success of mobile learning initiatives, a new report suggests.
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“Parent perceptions matter,”

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Parents - eLearning is your chance to participate!

Parents - eLearning is your chance to participate! | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
A lot of parents do not understand how technology is used in the classroom, and how it fits in with learning.  I can say that with confidence from conversations I have had with other parents, and a...
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4 Tips To Help Students Start Blogging - Edudemic

4 Tips To Help Students Start Blogging - Edudemic | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
“Ms. Clark, I can’t believe it! Someone from Argentina and New Zealand just read my blog!” This kind of wide-eyed excitement is why I have been blogging with my students for nearly 10 years.
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Give childhood back to children: if we want our offspring to have happy, productive and moral lives, we must allow more time for play, not less. Are you listening, Gove?

Give childhood back to children: if we want our offspring to have happy, productive and moral lives, we must allow more time for play, not less. Are you listening, Gove? | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
I’m a research bio-psychologist with a PhD, so I’ve done lots of school. I’m a pretty good problem-solver, in my work and in the rest of my life, but that has little to do with the schooling I’ve had.
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A ten-point plan for a better family future - Telegraph

A ten-point plan for a better family future - Telegraph | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
As the spring term gets under way, headmaster Richard Follett harvests the most relevant recent research to inspire parents
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Superb!

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How Opening Up Classroom Doors Can Push Education Forward

How Opening Up Classroom Doors Can Push Education Forward | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
What if teachers embraced the idea of transparency as a form of activism, a way of shining light on what works in the classroom?
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5 Free Easy Ways to Publish eBooks by @ajjuliani @coolcatteacher

5 Free Easy Ways to Publish eBooks by @ajjuliani @coolcatteacher | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
There are 5 easy ways to publish your ebook for free. Learn from AJ Juliani, guest author, who has done it.
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The Countdown to NEA’s Read Across America 2014 Has Begun! | NEA Today

The Countdown to NEA’s Read Across America 2014 Has Begun! | NEA Today | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
By Anita Merina In Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield Elementary Teachers Association president Michelle Johnson is planning a reading block party featuring
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A great way to keep real books relevant!

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What percentage of your brain do you use? - Richard E. Cytowic - YouTube

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-percentage-of-your-brain-do-you-use-richard-e-cytowic Two thirds of the population believes a myth that has been propagated fo...
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As Schools Jump to Tablets, Questions Linger Over Impact on Writing and Reading Skills | NEA Today

As Schools Jump to Tablets, Questions Linger Over Impact on Writing and Reading Skills | NEA Today | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
By Jesse Kirsch A group of students in English class sits arranged in a horseshoe. Two signs on opposite sides of the room read “strongly
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How Do Parents Think ‘Educational’ Screen Time Affects Learning?

How Do Parents Think ‘Educational’ Screen Time Affects Learning? | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
As media becomes more prevalent in kids' lives, parents are grappling with the potential benefits and pitfalls of screen time -- what's just the right amount, what's truly educational, what's beneficial, and what's detrimental.
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America's Tiniest Engineers: Report from Greenville, South Carolina

America's Tiniest Engineers: Report from Greenville, South Carolina | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
By Deborah Fallows
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A Mobile Dilemma

A Mobile Dilemma | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
About three years ago, while I was teaching education at a local college, I was attempting to do an observation of one of my students at her student teaching assignment. It was my first time visiting
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"To better educate our children, we need to better educate their educators." - how can we 'upskill' older teachers that do not use technology at home?

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Parent Voices for World-Class Education | U.S. Department of Education

Thanks, David, for that warm introduction, and for all your leadership.
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30 Search Engines Perfect For Student Researchers - Edudemic

30 Search Engines Perfect For Student Researchers - Edudemic | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
The handy infographic below takes a look at different methods of online research, and gives a flowchart flush with a number of different web search options for you to try out.
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Some good info to help your kids with their homework!

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10 Ways To Get Students Excited About Reading - Edudemic

10 Ways To Get Students Excited About Reading - Edudemic | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
Here are a few tips and tricks to help you improve reading skills for a variety of students at different levels.
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Why Active Kids Learn Better - Edudemic

Why Active Kids Learn Better - Edudemic | Education - a parents perspective | Scoop.it
The fact that humans (especially Americans) are steadily becoming more sedentary and obese is no secret.
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Back to basics - get the kids outside!

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