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Do test scores indicate teacher effectiveness? – SchoolBook

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A highly touted study by researchers from Harvard and Columbia found a correlation between teacher effectiveness and students' success in life when it comes to earnings, going to college and teenage pregnancy.
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The Much Acclaimed Interview with CNN Education Reporter Dr. Steve Perry

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Mike Hicks throws the questions at the host of CNN's “Perry’s Principles" in this interesting, uncencored back and forth exchange between two foot soldiers in the battle to reform public education in America.

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This 19-Year-Old College Dropout May Have Reinvented The Smartwatch

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This 19-year-old college dropout may have reinvented the smartwatch (This 19-year-old college dropout may have reinvented the smartwatch http://t.co/Mltxr5iJhg)...
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Students, professors highlight 'Classrooms Of Shame' - USA TODAY

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Students, professors highlight 'Classrooms Of Shame' USA TODAY Between 2007 and 2012, infrastructure project backlogs increased 15% at American colleges and universities, according to a new report from Sightlines, a facilities management consulting...
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Pro: Teachers should take responsibility for student success - Victoria Advocate

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Pro: Teachers should take responsibility for student success
Victoria Advocate
A student's performance on a state exam should weigh directly into an educator's employee evaluation, some experts say.
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I Don't Get Digital Badges

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Digital badges appear to becoming the next, "new" thing in education. What follows is a description of digital badges as described by Digital Media and Learning: A digital badge is an online record...

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Education and Urban Prosperity: The Case For Retention - Metromode Media

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Metromode Media Education and Urban Prosperity: The Case For Retention Metromode Media "We often operate in such isolation that we find ourselves recreating the wheel," says Scott Crabill, interim vice provost for undergraduate education.
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GEMS club helps girls get excited about science and math

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McNair Elementary’s GEMS club spreads to other schools in Fairfax County and beyond.
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Georgia Offers a Model for Raising Black Male Enrollment - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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The program, one of several featured at a panel discussion, has brought more minority men into the university system and improved their success rates.
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Andy Mullins, Counselor to Many Mississippi Leaders and ...

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OXFORD, Miss. – After nearly two decades at the University of Mississippi and a career dedicated to improving K-12 and higher education, Andrew Mullins Jr., longtime counselor to many of Mississippi's education leaders, ...
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LSU instructor sues university - The Advocate

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LSU instructor sues university The Advocate The lawsuit, filed in the 19th Judicial District Court, also says School of Art administrators routinely misused other funds, spending the money on iPads, Apple computers, scanners and other accessories...
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Tales of the Old Wild Web - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Gather 'round, little ether-lads and digi-lassies. And let grandpa tell you about the cyberdays of old.
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Drop out Rates Down for Oklahoma Schools - KOKH FOX25

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KOKH FOX25 Drop out Rates Down for Oklahoma Schools KOKH FOX25 Drop out Rates Down for Oklahoma Schools. Good news this morning for schools here in the Sooner State.
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25 phrases to guide you to greatness in public speaking

25 cardinal phrases to power your public speaking skills!


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Brian Buchmann's curator insight, June 16, 2013 1:03 PM

I like it

MAB 1 Online Marketing's curator insight, June 17, 2013 1:17 AM

anyone with difficulty with public speaking maybe this will help!

Elsie Barone's curator insight, June 21, 2013 10:03 AM

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Malcolm Gladwell's Big Idea on Higher Ed Reform: Don't Ask, Don't Tell - Philadelphia Magazine (blog)

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Malcolm Gladwell's Big Idea on Higher Ed Reform: Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
he playfully insisted) and initiate some higher education reform. “Are you ready to hear my idea, in one sentence?
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MAC Scholars brings parents together to talk student success - Columbia Daily Tribune

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MAC Scholars brings parents together to talk student success
Columbia Daily Tribune
MAC Scholars — a program for high-achieving minority students — believes it takes a team effort for students to be successful, program coordinator Annelle Whitt said.
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Curation for Teachers [Infographic]

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In Professional Learning in the Digital Age: The Educator's Guide to User-Generated Learning, Kristen Swanson shows educators how to enhance their pro...

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Rosie Peel's curator insight, June 8, 2013 3:07 AM

This is very insightful when creating an effective, authentic and reliable curation collection.  It is resources like this one that I feel will benefit others in their teaching and learning journey.

Dorothy Minor's curator insight, July 8, 2013 3:29 PM

This infographic provides insight into showing how to enhance learning. Critical thinking is an important skill in today's world. Students need encouragement in taking ownership of their own learning. We can find ways to encourage students from this link.

Daniel Jimenez Zulic's curator insight, August 3, 2013 12:04 PM

Ya en el esquema se ve como ir mejorando la practica, seleccion y calificacion de los sitios y contenidos.

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How to Reform Education, From the Perspective of a Teacher

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Support systems are not the norm for most teachers across America. Teaching is not often a team sport, but rather a solo one. Here's how to change it. (RT @PublicSchoolsAB: How to Reform Education, From the Perspective of a Teacher.
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Hot jazz, cool director: “Thanks Mr. Evans”

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In the moments before a 12:30 practice is scheduled to start, a couple dozen University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students start assembling in the band room. It’s an expansive room, but members of...
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Here's the story of a music teacher changing the lives of his students one note at a time.

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At South-by-Southwest Education Event, Tensions Divide Entrepreneurs and Educators - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

At South-by-Southwest Education Event, Tensions Divide Entrepreneurs and Educators - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EDucation Leader News | Scoop.it
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Seattle teachers take a bold stand against arbitrary standardized testing. - In These Times

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Seattle teachers take a bold stand against arbitrary standardized testing. In These Times And nearly 70 scholars—including author Noam Chomsky, author Jonathan Kozol and former U.S.
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Jindal, McDonnell to Talk About Education Reform

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(AP) Louisiana Governor Jindal helps McDonnell promote education reform proposals for Virginia.
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Column: Schools need a timeout on standardized tests - San Bernardino Sun

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Column: Schools need a timeout on standardized tests San Bernardino Sun Student data from reliable sources can be used, but an effective evaluation system must also acknowledge the complexity of being a teacher and focus on pedagogy, content...
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A better model for neighborhood schools - Rochester City Newspaper

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Rochester City Newspaper A better model for neighborhood schools Rochester City Newspaper While it is important to create neighborhood elementary schools within urban villages where possible, and to align accountability, consolidate services, and...
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Plunging District Enrollments: Managing the Decline

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Reporters Lesli A. Maxwell and Jaclyn Zubrzycki have experience both in writing about school districts and working inside them.
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teachers strike for education reforms - Press TV

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Press TV teachers strike for education reforms Press TV Teachers said the education reform “neglects the real problems” of overcrowded classrooms with “not enough teachers with specialized training to deal with the kids with learning difficulties.”...
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