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Reports: School soda bans do little to cut overall consumption of sugary ... - Houston Chronicle (blog)

Reports: School soda bans do little to cut overall consumption of sugary ... - Houston Chronicle (blog) | teacher topics | Scoop.it

School soda bans do little to cut overall consumption of sugary ...Texas policy curbing access to sugary, carbonated beverages at school might be doing little to limit the overall intake of...

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Treegonometry uses math to perfectly decorate a Christmas tree | TechHive

Treegonometry uses math to perfectly decorate a Christmas tree | TechHive | teacher topics | Scoop.it
The University of Sheffield has come up with a mathematical formula to produce the perfectly decorated Christmas tree.
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Ontario kids can read well, but they don’t like it

Ontario kids can read well, but they don’t like it | teacher topics | Scoop.it
While literacy and standardized test scores have climbed, fewer students report feeling the joy of reading...
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Mom says her film is sparking education reform nationwide

Mom says her film is sparking education reform nationwide | teacher topics | Scoop.it

Mom says her film is sparking education reform nationwide.  With her groundbreaking documentary “Race to Nowhere,” Vicki Abeles has become the catalyst for a reform movement focused on reducing stress in students' lives and...

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Student arrested for burping, lawsuit claims - CBS News

Student arrested for burping, lawsuit claims - CBS News | teacher topics | Scoop.it
A 13-year-old boy who "burped audibly" was handcuffed and sent to a juvenile detention center, according to a civil rights lawsuit...
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Teaching teachers about moody kids

SIMCOE COUNTY - Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board teachers will be among the first in Ontario to learn to spot – and help – kids with anxiety, impulse control and other mental health struggles.
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Broward County School District Faces Bullying Lawsuit From Florida Mother - Huffington Post

Broward County School District Faces Bullying Lawsuit From Florida Mother - Huffington Post | teacher topics | Scoop.it

Broward County School District Faces Bullying Lawsuit From Florida Mother.  A mother in Coral Springs, Fla. is filing a lawsuit against her school district after she says bullying led her daughter to the brink of suicide.

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Interactive Classroom Helps Troy Elem. Students Learn - WAKA

Interactive Classroom Helps Troy Elem. Students Learn.  From the CBS 8 Troy Newsroom-- A teacher at Troy Elementary School is creating an interactive classroom by turning her students' desks into white boards.

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Do schools really need more tech?

Do schools really need more tech? | teacher topics | Scoop.it
Local and international schools alike here are putting more PCs in classrooms and expanding...

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A Social Network Can Be a Learning Network - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Social Network Can Be a Learning Network - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education | teacher topics | Scoop.it

A Social Network Can Be a Learning Network... back channels, social bookmarking and collaborative documents... 

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Teacher under investigation: North Ridgeville educator accused of texting ..

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Teacher under investigation: North Ridgeville educator accused of texting ...

A North Ridgeville High School teacher is being investigated after texting photos of herself in a bikini top to a student,...

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Transgender student's restroom use raises questions on PSD policy

Transgender student's restroom use raises questions on PSD policy | teacher topics | Scoop.it

Transgender student's restroom use raises questions on PSD policy.  Dionne Malikowski, 16, a transgender student at the school, said she believes she should have the same rights as any student to use the bathroom of her choice.

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Students ditch snack-time, professor leaves classroom

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Sacramento State Psychology Professor George Parrott promptly
left his Foundations of Psychological Research class Thursday
morning after discovering that two students tasked with bringing
snacks to class were not present.

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STEM Education Technology Trends: Evolving Classrooms - The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site

STEM Education Technology Trends: Evolving Classrooms - The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site | teacher topics | Scoop.it

Textbook learning is no longer enough...

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Allergic children need protection

Allergic children need protection | teacher topics | Scoop.it
Every school day around 12:30 p.m. I make a wish: Please let my daughter get through lunch without having an allergic reaction.
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Bullying’s rising toll of suicides has political leaders taking action

Bullying’s rising toll of suicides has political leaders taking action | teacher topics | Scoop.it
Ontario rolls out legislation that would expel students for shoving and hateful text messages in schools, while Quebec reviews anti-violence programs...
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The case for a single Ontario school system

A few blocks from where I live in suburban Ottawa, there is an English Catholic elementary school that just opened.
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Report card on schools reveals new struggles for boys

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Quebec leads country in math proficiency, but reading scores plummet...
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Waltham Schools Exploring Using iPads In Classrooms

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Devices being used to teach lessons in innovate ways.
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Screen test for the online classroom - BBC News

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BBC NewsScreen test for the online classroomBBC NewsIn the US, more than 2300 school districts have begun programmes using iPads - and a growing number of classrooms have one per pupil. But what will all this mean for the future?
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TechCrunch | Bustin Jieber: The 12-Year-Old App Developer Who Taught Himself To Code Goes Viral [Video]

TechCrunch | Bustin Jieber: The 12-Year-Old App Developer Who Taught Himself To Code Goes Viral [Video] | teacher topics | Scoop.it
This video was posted about ten days ago and is in the process of going viral. How do I measure "viral"? Do I have a yardstick? No, it's simple.
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Harness Your Students' Digital Smarts | Edutopia

Harness Your Students' Digital Smarts | Edutopia | teacher topics | Scoop.it
Innovative teacher Vicki Davis leverages wikis, blogs, podcasts, virtual worlds, and other new media tools to connect students in rural Georgia to the world.

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High school bomber ordered to pay teacher salaries, damage cost - San Francisco Examiner

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High school bomber ordered to pay teacher salaries, damage cost

In a decision that could influence future judges, Hillsdale High School bomber Alexander Youshock was ordered to foot the bill for the salaries...

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How Graphic Should Sex Education Get? - New York Times (blog)

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How Graphic Should Sex Education Get?

How much time should a high school student devote to sex education?

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Special Ed Student Films NJ Teacher Bullying Him

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Hispanically Speaking NewsSpecial Ed Student Films NJ Teacher Bullying Him.  Another special education teacher has been caught on tape bullying a student with disabilities.

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