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Schools, Districts, and States Transform Seat-based Requirements into Competency-based Pathways to College- and Career-Readiness | U.S. Department of Education

Schools, Districts, and States Transform Seat-based Requirements into Competency-based Pathways to College- and Career-Readiness | U.S. Department of Education | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it

At the top of the ideas for increasing productivity is moving ahead with efforts to personalize learning, leaving behind an instructional system modeled on the American factory of the 20th century, one predicated on sorting out achievers from non-achievers.

 

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Inspirational and Motivational Articles: 21 select quotes from Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture

21 select quotes from Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture

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Younger workers lacking in critical technical skills

Younger workers lacking in critical technical skills | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
PORTAGE | Employee training managers at some of the region's largest firms said Thursday they are finding an increasing number of workforce entrants lack remedial skills training prior to launching industrial careers.
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Why Learning Should Be Messy

Why Learning Should Be Messy | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt of One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student’s Assessment of School, by 17-year-old Nikhil Goyal, a senior at Syosset High School i...
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The Innovative Educator: Make your flipped classroom interactive

The Innovative Educator: Make your flipped classroom interactive | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it

Make your flipped classroom interactive

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Key Components for Career Ready

Key Components for Career Ready | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) is a regional agency that provides school improvement services for students, teachers and administrators.
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From High School to Higher Ed and Beyond: College and Career Readiness

From High School to Higher Ed and Beyond: College and Career Readiness | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
Exploring the nation's changing demographics and the need to empower students from underserved communities to get a college degree.
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Why Every School in America Should Teach Entrepreneurship | Business | TIME.com

Why Every School in America Should Teach Entrepreneurship  | Business | TIME.com | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
As an educator of at-risk youth for over thirty years, and NFTE’s founder, I've seen only one thing consistently bring children raised in poverty into the middle class: entrepreneurship education.
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Report: Schools Should Move from Print to Digital Content by 2017

Report: Schools Should Move from Print to Digital Content by 2017 | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
Jason Tomassini recently joined Education Week as a reporter covering business and innovation. He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, and other news organizations.
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Closing the Skills Gap: Competing in the Global Economy

Closing the Skills Gap: Competing in the Global Economy | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
This panel explores how higher levels of education can power America's next great economic surge.
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The State of STEM and Jobs - US News and World Report

The State of STEM and Jobs - US News and World Report | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
The first national STEM education and employment conference showcased successful programs--but there's a need to scale up.
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Sweet Tea Classroom: 100 Top Education Blogs

Sweet Tea Classroom: 100 Top Education Blogs | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it

Here is a collection of top blogs from top teachers. If you're looking for an education blog, this list is the place to start.

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Point of View: Testimony by Tom Pauken

Point of View: Testimony by Tom Pauken | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it

Testimony for Commissioner Tom Pauken House Committee on Economic and Small Business Development

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Career Readiness Partner Council

Career Readiness Partner Council | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it

The Career Readiness Partner Council is a broad-based coalition of education, policy, business and philanthropic organizations that strives to forward a more comprehensive vision for what it means to be career ready.

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Grades Out, Badges in - College, Reinvented - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Grades Out, Badges in - College, Reinvented - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
College grades are inflated to the point of meaninglessness, especially to employers. An alternative is to recognize students' specific achievements.
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Education Week: 'College for All' Campaign Getting a Second Look

Education Week: 'College for All' Campaign Getting a Second Look | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
With a lackluster economy and rising college costs, other promising postsecondary pathways are getting new attention.
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Summit Spotlight: Getting Back to Work

Summit Spotlight:  Getting Back to Work | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
Tom Brokaw interviews U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis.
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Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats - BBC Four

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wgq0l Hans Rosling's famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport's ...
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Graduation Rate Trends 1998-99 to 2008-09

Graduation Rate Trends 1998-99 to 2008-09 | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
An interactive map that allows users to explore changes in state graduation rates over the past decade.
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America Achieves: Welcome

America Achieves: Welcome | Educonomy Intersection | Scoop.it
This is a video and lesson resource project to assist teachers and principals around the nation. The video modules on this site exemplify the key shifts that the Common Core brings to classroom pedagogy.
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