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College Readiness is About Life Readiness

College Readiness is About Life Readiness | Great Books | Scoop.it
Many well-meaning observers challenge the goal of college readiness for all high school graduates. While it is valid that alternate paths deserve consideration, critical thinking is required for s...
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PCEHR Standards - nehta.gov.au

PCEHR Standards - nehta.gov.au | Great Books | Scoop.it
The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) has been established to accelerate the adoption of e-health by supporting the process of reform in the Australian health sector (NEHTA Specifications and Standards plan for PCEHR system released
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What's Global about the Common Core Standards? | DQ4F

The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and mathematics in 45 states and the District of Columbia offers educators an unprecedented opportunity to marry the skill development ...
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Reader Idea | Developing Critical Thinking and Writing Skills for Test Prep

Reader Idea | Developing Critical Thinking and Writing Skills for Test Prep | Great Books | Scoop.it
Responding to Times articles to prepare for the SAT and ACT, sent in by a test-prep tutor.
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Lexia Learning: "Educators in CT listening …" « Deck.ly

Lexia Learning: "Educators in CT listening …" « Deck.ly | Great Books | Scoop.it
Educators in CT listening to @Doctordea discuss #RTI and Common Core State Standards at our reading seminar this am http://twitpic.com/7cqykn (Educators in CT listening to @Doctordea discuss #RTI and Common Core State Standards at our reading seminar...
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Primer on Common Core State Standards

Primer on Common Core State Standards | Great Books | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards Initiative is an effort led by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers to establish a shared set ...
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Common Core State Standards: Elementary School < Teaching Channel

Common Core State Standards: Elementary School < Teaching Channel | Great Books | Scoop.it
Visit English and math classrooms who have already begun to adapt to the new Common Core standards. See what changes teachers are making in their practice to adapt to the new standards.
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3 Ideas to Prevent Schools from Killing Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking | The Creativity Post

3 Ideas to Prevent Schools from Killing Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking | The Creativity Post | Great Books | Scoop.it
What we value the most is what our schools address the least. What can we do?
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What Makes the Common Core Common? « Notions and Potions

What Makes the Common Core Common? « Notions and Potions | Great Books | Scoop.it
In this blog, I hope to shine a light on the structure of the Common Core State Literacy Standards (CCSS). In upcoming blogs, I plan to further explain and analyze the standards as well as explain how I interpret the CCSS ...
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Take-Aways About the Common Core State Standards | Count Down to Common Core

Take-Aways About the Common Core State Standards | Count Down to Common Core | Great Books | Scoop.it
Take-Aways About the Common Core State Standards. Yesterday, I attended a day of training from ASCD and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction on the new Common Core State Standards. There's one key ...
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The Skeptics Society Forum • View topic - “Strike at the Root”

The Skeptics Society Strike at the Root” http://t.co/DwsFLDEd Skepticism and Critical Thinking #ows #occupyboston #baabaa #think #thinkagain...
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Occupy Critical Thinking (Part Two)

Some employers claim younger workers don't have Critical Thinking skills. True or false?
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Common Core Look-fors by Splaysoft - Google+

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Common Core Look-fors by Splaysoft - The best CCSS peer-evaluation app in the store! - This is an observation tool for the Standards for Mathematical Practice and Standards of Mathematical Content of the Common Core State Standards (CCSSO, 2010).
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Preparing for the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Assessment

Preparing for the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Assessment | Great Books | Scoop.it
Searching for a Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal assessment practice test? I have bad news...you won't find one.
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