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Failures in Education
Our education system is not what it use to be, here are examples of the failures (& maybe some successful stories if I can find any)
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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers

How To Make Students Better Online Researchers | Failures in Education | Scoop.it

Getting kids to really focus on what exactly they are searching for, and then be able to further distill idea into a few key specific search terms is a skill that we must teach students, and we have to do it over and over again. We never question the vital importance of teaching literacy, but we have to be mindful that there are many kinds of “literacies”. An ever more important one that ALL teachers need to be aware of is digital literacy.

 


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Free Teaching Resources - TeachersPayTeachers.com

Free Teaching Resources - TeachersPayTeachers.com | Failures in Education | Scoop.it
TeachersPayTeachers.com -- 230,000+ free and priced teaching resources created by teachers for download including lesson plans, unit plans, novel studies, worksheets, printables, PowerPoint Presentations, quizzes, exams, workbooks, projects and more.

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Mario Castillo's curator insight, December 1, 2013 11:20 PM

Best resource for lesson plans, activities, units, and many useful items. Some are free or very little cost.

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What's More Expensive Than College? Not Going to College

What's More Expensive Than College? Not Going to College | Failures in Education | Scoop.it
There is a cost to not educating young people. The evidence is literally all around us.

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What College Tuition Will Look Like in 18 Years

What College Tuition Will Look Like in 18 Years | Failures in Education | Scoop.it
It's not just the nation heading for a fiscal cliff. In 18 years, the average price for a private university could be as much as $130,428-a year.

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School Suspends Teacher for Giving Kids Bad Grades

School Suspends Teacher for Giving Kids Bad Grades | Failures in Education | Scoop.it

A teacher is suspended for giving kids 0's for not completing their work. The school board thinks "it's his fault" and he is responsible for the students not completing their work. The message this sends is obvious: our children evidentily aren't required to turn in work anymore! Such a shame...read on...

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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language | Failures in Education | Scoop.it
Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of…...

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holbel mendez's curator insight, January 15, 2014 12:01 AM

Here we can find  50 of the best links for teaching a new language.

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The 30 Best iPad apps for university students and academics (part 2)

The 30 Best iPad apps for university students and academics (part 2) | Failures in Education | Scoop.it
This second part of a three-part series on the best iPad apps for university students and academics discusses apps for conceptualizing and presenting ideas.

 

With thanks to @academiPad for suggestion. 


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Joachim Scholz, PhD's comment, January 2, 2013 5:39 PM
Thanks for posting that, Ana!
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The Unteachables: A Generation that Cannot Learn | Education News

The Unteachables: A Generation that Cannot Learn | Education News | Failures in Education | Scoop.it

The greatest tragedy of progressive education is not the students' lack of skills, but of teachable character.

A totally different perspective of  some of todays's students that I rather concur with. Its all closely related to teaching to the test as well.


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Plagiarism checking tool

Plagiarism checking tool | Failures in Education | Scoop.it

This is a useful free plagiarism checker. It's always good to check your assignments, just in case you missed referencing a quote.


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