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Dozens dead in Russian plane crash

Dozens dead in Russian plane crash | ExpandingMinds | Scoop.it
A Boeing aircraft has crashed on landing at an airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people on board, officials say. (Dozens dead in Russian plane crash - BBC News: BBC NewsDozens dead in Russian plane crashBBC NewsA passenge...
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The real loser of the recession is rural America

The real loser of the recession is rural America | ExpandingMinds | Scoop.it
Cities gained jobs after the crash. The rest of the country didn't.
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Bloomberg's News Division to Lay Off About 50 People - Wall Street Journal

Bloomberg's News Division to Lay Off About 50 People - Wall Street Journal | ExpandingMinds | Scoop.it
Bloomberg's News Division to Lay Off About 50 People Wall Street Journal Bloomberg LP's news division will lay off about 50 people or about 2% of its newsroom, according to people familiar with the company's plans, the latest financial news and...
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20 Education Technology Tools Everybody Should Know About - Edudemic

20 Education Technology Tools Everybody Should Know About - Edudemic | ExpandingMinds | Scoop.it
Although educators tend to feel like they are left all on their own to deal with students that are getting crazier by the day, there are plenty of technology resources that can make their teaching job more effective.
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I don't think students are getting crazier by the day.  I think changing up the teaching model so that students are no longer passive receptors of information makes them braver, and encourages them to do more interesting things.   

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'Flip This Lesson' From TED-Ed Wants You To Mashup Videos As A Lesson - Edudemic

'Flip This Lesson' From TED-Ed Wants You To Mashup Videos As A Lesson - Edudemic | ExpandingMinds | Scoop.it
Tired of all those interesting and thought-provoking TED Talks? Me neither. But never one to rest on its laurels, TED-Ed is launching a new way to make these talks a bit more, well, perfect for you.

Via Martin King
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for teachers and techies

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Corporate Interests Pay to Play to Shape Education Policy, Reap profits

Emails Show Bush-Led Organization's ALEC-Like Role in State Policymaking
Emails between the Foundation for Excellence in Education (FEE), founded and chaired by former Florida Gov.
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This is something very few people realize is happening... ALEC is also the corporate take-over avenue for our federal and state prison systems also.  

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Invent the Future of Innovation

Invent the Future of Innovation | ExpandingMinds | Scoop.it
Business leaders, professionals, new entrants to the workforce and students understand the need to develop sustainable innovation capability as a path to professional and organizational growth.

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The best way to connect with someone is to tell them a personal story. : science

reddit: the front page of the internet (The best way to connect with someone is ... http://t.co/nR1yGB8LZD)
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But you knew that!

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3 Excellent Tools to Sign Your Documents Electronically

3 Excellent Tools to Sign Your Documents Electronically | ExpandingMinds | Scoop.it

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