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North Cleveland High School

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Wow, they recently got an award of excellence for one their campaign that helped children of under developed areas to get educated.

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13 Ways High-Stakes Tests Hurt Students

13 Ways High-Stakes Tests Hurt Students | Fun and Learn | Scoop.it

"As we enter the March Madness of testing season, many parents and teachers have become increasingly concerned that the high-stakes attached to so many tests are actually harming our students and schools. There is particular concern about the disproportionate impact high-stakes-testing may be having on our poorest students, most struggling students, English Language Learners, and students of color. So what are the “high-stakes” for students in high-stakes testing? Examples we’ve been hearing from parents and educators across Pennsylvania include: lost learning time, reduced content knowledge, and diverted resources to name a few." | by Jessie B. Ramey


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Online Life Experience Degree Support

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During a research in regards to the options available for online learning, I came across this site and found out they provide experience base degrees in certain fields. For me it was an interesting option so I thought to share it with others.

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4 Popular Classroom Creation Tools (And Why They Matter) - Edudemic

4 Popular Classroom Creation Tools (And Why They Matter) - Edudemic | Fun and Learn | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we talked about six edtech trends in higher education that were highlighted by the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition . One of the trends identified for the second horizon (a mid-range trend, driving changes in higher education within three to five years) is a shift from students being consumers to being creators. “A  shift is taking …

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Joseph McCaleb's curator insight, March 18, 2014 8:06 AM

Creators not Consumers: DIY, iMovie, Garageband,& Codeacademy.  

Joan Puighermanal Oller's curator insight, March 19, 2014 7:36 AM

Crear a classe.

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10 Risks Every Teacher Should Take With Their Class - A.J. Juliani

10 Risks Every Teacher Should Take With Their Class - A.J. Juliani | Fun and Learn | Scoop.it
As I work with students and teachers there is one common thread that the “stand-out” classrooms share: They take risks. Not only do these students and teachers take learning risks, but they also take them together. They are partners in the learning process, where the teacher is the “lead learner”. My job as a staff …

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 19, 2014 12:57 AM

There are some excellent ideas. The teacher becomes first amongst equals and shares leadership in the process. It it not given. It is assumed at the right moments.