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LearnZillion Lands $7M From DCM, O’Reilly, NewSchools & More To Help Schools Adopt The Common Core | TechCrunch

LearnZillion Lands $7M From DCM, O’Reilly, NewSchools & More To Help Schools Adopt The Common Core | TechCrunch | ereaders | Scoop.it

In an effort to improve the quality of K-12 public education, schools across the country have begun to adopt the Common Core State Standards, which are designed to align the diversity of state curricula under one consistent, standardized guidebook...


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Common Core State Standards | Parents For Public Schools

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An excellent primer (and not too long) on the Common Core Standards. Gives a history and a summary of the... http://t.co/H48WXt7ZHH


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Have You Ever Had A Student Say “This Is Boring”?

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By Larry Ferlazzo

 

Tomorrow, I’m doing a lesson on the importance of “grit” and a “growth mindset” (I have the full lesson plan in my book, Helping Students Motivate Themselves, and additional resources at The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of “Grit” and at The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset” ).


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America's Schools Have Actually Gotten Much Safer Over The Past 20 Years - San Francisco Chronicle

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America's Schools Have Actually Gotten Much Safer Over The Past 20 Years
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A new report on school crime in America reveals a surprising trend — our schools are a lot safer than they were 20 years ago.
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Plight of Rural Schools Laid Bare in Dying Delta Town | TIME.com

Plight of Rural Schools Laid Bare in Dying Delta Town | TIME.com | ereaders | Scoop.it
With few teachers and little hope, Friars Point, Miss.
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for the love of learning: De-testing and De-grading Schools: Authentic Alternatives to Accountability and Standardization

for the love of learning: De-testing and De-grading Schools: Authentic Alternatives to Accountability and Standardization | ereaders | Scoop.it
Great new book from @joe_bower on how to "de-test" and "de-grade" schools: http://t.co/aJytdDnxIy
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 07/03/2013

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 07/03/2013 | ereaders | Scoop.it
Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 07/03/2013 http://t.co/uPdJlSOY1c via @coolcatteacher

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Chris Carter's curator insight, July 3, 2013 1:08 PM

Definitely worth following @coolcatteacher. Brilliant articles and materials.

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Do Kids Really Have ‘Summer Learning Loss’? |

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By Annie Murphy Paul

 

Reading just four or five books can ward off setbacks in language skills


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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question.

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Scott Span, MSOD's curator insight, April 16, 2013 9:44 AM

What would you add?

junewall's curator insight, April 18, 2013 1:36 AM
How many of these do you do automatically each day?
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 14, 2013 7:08 PM

They are indisputable. What makes them so rare in education?

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Using iPads and Apps in the School Library – Internet @ Schools

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Finland's education ambassador spreads the word

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Finland's former chief inspector is no longer needed – except as a global spokesman for Finnish success, as Peter Wilby discovers (RT @GenderEQ: Fascinating! #Education top marks? Finland: no private schools, no fees, no exams til 16.
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Grit, Mindset, and Student Success

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Building grit in students is all about encouraging and nurturing the growth mindset.


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What does the future of edu-tech look like? | Online Schools Blog

What does the future of edu-tech look like? | Online Schools Blog | ereaders | Scoop.it
Teachers are doing amazing things with technology in their classrooms everyday -- but the future of edu-tech is still anyone's guess.

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Chris Carter's curator insight, July 2, 2013 11:27 PM

Every guess is wrong in some ways, and often funny.

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Thank you, Kay!
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Voice, Not Choice, Improves Public Schools

Voice, Not Choice, Improves Public Schools | ereaders | Scoop.it
Steve Hinnefeld writes a terrific blog in Indiana. In this one, he explains that public schools get better when parents become active and use their voice. They do not become better when parents vot...
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Students to study maths until the age of 18

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All pupils should have compulsory maths lessons up until the age of 18 - even if they have a top GCSE grade in the subject, says a report out today.
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9th Grade: Separating "Repeaters" from Regular Freshmen

9th Grade: Separating "Repeaters" from Regular Freshmen | ereaders | Scoop.it
Experience has shown me that a division from the "repeaters" is necessary to the success of the 9th graders, both in order to relieve the pressure on already over-crowded classrooms, and to keep the younger kids in an environment with fewer...

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Teachers try wooing students back to York City schools

Teachers try wooing students back to York City schools | ereaders | Scoop.it
Seven people focused their eyes on the door of a Hartley Street home, waiting to see if someone would respond to an enthusiastic knock.
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Finding Solutions for Tech Troubles In Schools

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BYOD policies have been touted as money savers, but in informal surveys Atkinson-Shorey has found that most students bring more than one device to school at a time. Demands on the network might be far greater than anyone imagined.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 13, 2013 11:21 AM

More about the problems, but well worth reading if you are thinking of implementing any kind of BYOD policy.

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LearnZillion Lands $7M From DCM, O’Reilly, NewSchools & More To Help Schools Adopt The Common Core | TechCrunch

LearnZillion Lands $7M From DCM, O’Reilly, NewSchools & More To Help Schools Adopt The Common Core | TechCrunch | ereaders | Scoop.it

In an effort to improve the quality of K-12 public education, schools across the country have begun to adopt the Common Core State Standards, which are designed to align the diversity of state curricula under one consistent, standardized guidebook...


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