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For parents learning about learning and education

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Top Articles of the Week for Parents on Learning and Education

Top Articles of the Week for Parents on Learning and Education | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it

by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass

 

Questions about students' privacy persisted this week. Should parents let for-profit companies use their kids’ personal school data for the collective benefits derived from big data technologies? That’s the default setting.

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How useful are manipulatives in mathematics?

How useful are manipulatives in mathematics? | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
How much help is provided to a teacher and student by the use of  manipulatives--that is, concrete objects meant to help illustrate a mathematical idea? My sense is that most teachers and parents...
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New 'College Scorecard': Will Students Use It?

New 'College Scorecard': Will Students Use It? | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it
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This explains the new web tool for parents and teachers that Pres Obama announced in the SOTU. It is supposed to supply information on other criteria about colleges that are not considered in the US News College Rankings. 

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