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Teacher: Dear students, I’m sorry about that test I made you take

Teacher: Dear students, I’m sorry about that test I made you take | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
A teacher writes an apology to her eighth grade students for forcing them to take standardized tests that did not reflect what they had really learned. “I am mightily ashamed,” she writes.
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No Obituary Needed for Arts Education, Study Reveals

No Obituary Needed for Arts Education, Study Reveals | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Two new federal reports present a complex picture of the arts' presence in schools and the benefits derived from students' exposure.
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Is Online Learning the ‘Ruin of Education’? | Edudemic

Is Online Learning the ‘Ruin of Education’? | Edudemic | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it

Debate about the merits of online courses and technology use.  Contains most popular discussions, to check out!

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As states OK school vouchers, fight over public dollars for private education ... - Washington Post

As states OK school vouchers, fight over public dollars for private education ... - Washington Post | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
As states OK school vouchers, fight over public dollars for private education ...Washington PostMitch Daniels, that allows her to use state money for her children's education.
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Best 5 Ipad Apps for Dyslexia - Dyslexic Advantage | iPads in Education Daily

Best 5 Ipad Apps for Dyslexia - Dyslexic Advantage | iPads in Education Daily | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Why Buy an Ipad 2 if I have Dyslexia?   #1. Great Text-to-Speech:   We found the Triple-Click Voiceover function the easiest to use.
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More States Retaining Struggling 3rd Graders

More States Retaining Struggling 3rd Graders | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
As increasing numbers of states move to end social promotion, some are also including interventions to help students learn to read.
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Bad at Math? | Change the Equation

Bad at Math? | Change the Equation | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Change the Equation aligns corporate efforts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to ensure that they add up to real, measurable growth in the achievement and STEM fluency of U.S.
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Indian Engineers Build A Stronger Society With School Lunch Program - NPR (blog)

Indian Engineers Build A Stronger Society With School Lunch Program - NPR (blog) | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Indian Engineers Build A Stronger Society With School Lunch ProgramNPR (blog)At a government-run public middle school in Bangalore, the blackboard's cracking, the textbooks are tattered and most of the students are barefoot.
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Putting our best teachers where they can do the most good

Putting our best teachers where they can do the most good | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Connecting star teachers and the schools that need them.
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Ten education blogs worth following | eSchool News

Education blogs, on any and every topic, abound online. Unfortunately, educators are probably the last people who have the time to go out and search for them. Which blogs review good free resources?
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Helping STEM Grow: Knowledge to Fuel Innovation - STEM Education (usnews.com)

Helping STEM Grow: Knowledge to Fuel Innovation - STEM Education (usnews.com) | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
America is running out of people to do STEM jobs--but there's time to turn things around. (America needs more geeks.
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Teacher Fired over Trayvon Martin Fundraiser | Teaching Tolerance

Teacher Fired over Trayvon Martin Fundraiser | Teaching Tolerance | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it

What do you do with a teacher who provides students with authentic learning opportunities? A teacher who invests her own resources to support students? A teacher who was voted Teacher of the Year two of the last three years?

If you’re Superintendent Jacqueline Cassell at the Pontiac Academy for Excellence Middle School in Pontiac, Mich., you fire her.

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Talk With Your Students About Trayvon Martin

Students want and need to talk about difficult and complex life events and educators shouldn’t avoid the discussions, explain Jeffrey P. Carpenter and Scott Weathers.
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No magic bullet for schools - Los Angeles Times

No magic bullet for schools - Los Angeles Times | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
No magic bullet for schoolsLos Angeles TimesWe're a long way from knowing whether "parent trigger" can improve schools. No petition has yet been approved, and the options the law provides are not that effective.
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Educational Leadership:Reading: The Core Skill:Every Child, Every Day

Educational Leadership:Reading: The Core Skill:Every Child, Every Day | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning

Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Growing numbers of schools are offering dual-language classes, where teachers split instruction between English and a second language.
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Edited Version of 'Bully' Film Earns PG-13 Rating

Edited Version of 'Bully' Film Earns PG-13 Rating | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it

Edited version of 'Bully' film earns PG-13 rating after removing three explitives...

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U.S. panel negotiates over rules for teacher preparation programs

U.S. panel negotiates over rules for teacher preparation programs | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Libby A. Nelson – Inside Higher Ed – April 5, 2012 WASHINGTON — Whether a federal panel will be able to agree on recommendations for an overhaul of rules related to teacher preparation programs is still uncertain.
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America's Public Schools: Still Unequal and Unjust

America's Public Schools: Still Unequal and Unjust | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Millions of children in America are denied the opportunity to receive a fair and high quality education.
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The rise of e-reading | Pew Internet Libraries

The rise of e-reading | Pew Internet Libraries | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing them.
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OFFICIAL HD Let's Move! "Move Your Body" Music Video with Beyoncé - NABEF

Beyoncé's "Move Your Body" video for the NABEF's Let's Move! Flash Workout. Participate at http://www.facebook.com/NABEF and http://www.twitter.com/NABEF In ...
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