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Meet the 22-Year-Old Who Is Closing the Summer Achievement Gap

Meet the 22-Year-Old Who Is Closing the Summer Achievement Gap | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Karim Abouelnaga, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect, explains how he became obsessed with the knowledge kids lose during long vacations. 
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Career Guide

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Early Childhood Career Guide - in Wisconsin

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72,000-student Corinthian Colleges reaches deal to sell or ‘teach-out’ programs | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

72,000-student Corinthian Colleges reaches deal to sell or ‘teach-out’ programs | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
For-profit Corinthian Colleges, Inc. reached a deal with the Department of Education to sell or discontinue its programs over the next six months. The deal comes after the Department of Education added a 21-day waiting period to federal student aid payments going to the company on June 12. Continue reading →
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72,000 students?!  I am sad there are so many misdirected (and this is just the tip of the iceberg)...

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Attendees as Mass Marketers: Meetings & Conventions

Attendees as Mass Marketers: Meetings & Conventions | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Attendees who actively engage in social media are a powerful resource for planners seeking to extend the reach of their event.
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Attendees as Mass Marketers: Social Media Skills

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Best & Worst States for Working Moms

Best & Worst States for Working Moms | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
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Has the whale exploded yet?

Has the whale exploded yet? | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Image via  Don Bradshaw .
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Trump University's Playbook for 'Free' Seminars: A Guide for Getting Suckers to Pay Up

Trump University's Playbook for 'Free' Seminars: A Guide for Getting Suckers to Pay Up | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
For starters: Keep the room no warmer than 68 degrees, set up the chairs "so that attendees need to walk past sales tables in order to exit,” and be sure to have "For the Love of Money" by the O'Jays playing in the background.
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Beyond Angry Birds, Five Apps That Test Your Physics Skills

Beyond Angry Birds, Five Apps That Test Your Physics Skills | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Here are five other games for the Angry Birds fan that do an even better job of integrating physics and problem solving into addictive, just-one-more-try experiences.
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Students Conduct Their Own Groundbreaking Research About Learning

Students Conduct Their Own Groundbreaking Research About Learning | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Public Science Project has been successful at enlisting the help of young people and motivating them to engage in highly academic work in large part because they value what those youth bring to the table.
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Why Dying Is the Dinner Topic du Jour

Why Dying Is the Dinner Topic du Jour | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
“Death dinners” offer aging boomers a chance to discuss the issues surrounding end-of-life care and death
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The Future of Shop Class

The Future of Shop Class | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
How a high school in Georgia is reinventing vocational education
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One Stop Shops: Six Institutions Pushing the Student Services Envelope - Eduventures

One Stop Shops: Six Institutions Pushing the Student Services Envelope - Eduventures | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
A growing number of institutions are really pushing the envelope when it comes to delivering outstanding student services.
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The Technology That Could Help More Community College Students Graduate

The Technology That Could Help More Community College Students Graduate | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Only 20 percent of first-time students enrolled full time at public two-year colleges get an associate's degree in three years. Could web-based student advising help?
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Ending Job Piracy

http://www.goodjobsfirst.org/sites/default/files/docs/pdf/endingjobpiracy.pdf

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Stealing jobs from state to state...

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Take Action: Verbs That Define Bloom’s Taxonomy

Take Action: Verbs That Define Bloom’s Taxonomy | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
A neat visualization of the verbs associated with Bloom's Taxonomy.
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For us visual learners...great Bloom's graphic

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Girls in STEM to take center stage at White House Science Fair | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

Girls in STEM to take center stage at White House Science Fair | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Next Tuesday, students from around the country are headed to the 2014 White House Science Fair hosted by President Barack Obama. In an effort to address gender gaps in scientific research and careers, this year’s fair will focus specifically on girls and women who are excelling in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, known widely in the education community as STEM. Continue reading →
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Stories as a Window Into Schizophrenia

Stories as a Window Into Schizophrenia | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Oral history provides a new way of seeing people who are living with schizophrenia.
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Around Town: Madison woman makes mats for the homeless out of plastic bags : Wsj

Around Town: Madison woman makes mats for the homeless out of plastic bags : Wsj | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
In the past year, Margaret Rentmeesters has used a crochet hook and scissors, along with donated plastic bags to make about a dozen sleeping pads for the homeless.
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Here's a preview...

Here's a preview... | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
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Inventor to Schools: ‘Let Kids Fail!’

Inventor to Schools: ‘Let Kids Fail!’ | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
We've heard the importance of failure and experimentation in learning. In this excellent interview on Science Friday, inventor James Dyson speaks about his dire
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Conferences | Wisconsin Alliance For Infant Mental Health

Conferences | Wisconsin Alliance For Infant Mental Health | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
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Study Finds Benefits for Youth in 4-H Programs, Especially Girls

Study Finds Benefits for Youth in 4-H Programs, Especially Girls | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
Research finds that students involved 4-H activities see greater improvements in "positive youth development" than their peers who participate in other out-of-school activities.
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Lived it as a 4-Her and as an Educator for the program.  Good stuff!

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The Top 75 New York Times Best-Selling Education Books of 2013

The Top 75 New York Times Best-Selling Education Books of 2013 | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
We asked the senior editor of the New York Times Book Review to create a special list for us of the top 75 best-selling education titles of 2013.
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How Getting Into College Became Such a Long, Frenzied, Competitive Process

How Getting Into College Became Such a Long, Frenzied, Competitive Process | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
A history of the college application, from 1856 to today
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Interesting history of admissions to college...

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Albinism Threatens Lives of Many Tanzanian Children

Albinism Threatens Lives of Many Tanzanian Children | Educational Miscellanea | Scoop.it
In Tanzania and other countries, children with albinism are sometimes hunted and killed because of superstition.
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"Tradition" vs Humanity; Government vs Good.  I have not words.  This is horrific...

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