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In the wake of the highly controversial Los Angeles Times’ initiative to apply value-added data to LAUSD teachers, the district is looking to adopt its own system for evaluating student achievement (known as Academic Growth over Time).
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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.
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)...
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...
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.
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...
McNair Elementary’s GEMS club spreads to other schools in Fairfax County and beyond.
The program, one of several featured at a panel discussion, has brought more minority men into the university system and improved their success rates.
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, ...
Gather 'round, little ether-lads and digi-lassies. And let grandpa tell you about the cyberdays of old.
25 cardinal phrases to power your public speaking skills!
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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?
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.
In Professional Learning in the Digital Age: The Educator's Guide to User-Generated Learning, Kristen Swanson shows educators how to enhance their pro...
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.
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.
Ya en el esquema se ve como ir mejorando la practica, seleccion y calificacion de los sitios y contenidos.
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...
Here's the story of a music teacher changing the lives of his students one note at a time.
(AP) Louisiana Governor Jindal helps McDonnell promote education reform proposals for Virginia.
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...
Reporters Lesli A. Maxwell and Jaclyn Zubrzycki have experience both in writing about school districts and working inside them.