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Schools Must Be More Careful With Student Data, Says Government

Schools Must Be More Careful With Student Data, Says Government | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department on Tuesday encouraged school districts to use more scrutiny to protect student privacy when using online educational services.

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5 Habits of Innovative Educators

5 Habits of Innovative Educators | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Habits are unconscious patterns of behavior that are acquired with frequent repetition. This post will look at what habits exist among innovative educators.
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"Failing" is normally a dirty word in education, but not for disruptive educators. They know that failure is an imperative part of the creative process. 

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Pitbull and the school that teaches through sports. Maybe that’s a way to get kids interested in school

Pitbull and the school that teaches through sports. Maybe that’s a way to get kids interested in school | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Pitbull is promoting a school that teaches through sports. Maybe that’s how to hook tough-to-reach kids. (The cover story for @wpmagazine's education issue is about ... @Pitbull.
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12 Barriers To Innovation In Education

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12 Barriers To Innovation In Education (12 Barriers To Innovation In Education http://t.co/0Gv0eAILpi)
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6 Immediate Strategies For Improving Teacher Morale

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6 Immediate Strategies For Improving Teacher Morale

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Teacher Leaders: Find your passion! | CTQ

Teacher Leaders: Find your passion! | CTQ | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Teacher Leaders: Find your passion! | CTQ: http://t.co/TEWwC1FG68
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Transforming Education Requires Talent at Every Level - Huffington Post

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Transforming Education Requires Talent at Every Level
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In 2011, just hours after being offered the Tennessee State Commissioner of Education position, Kevin Huffman made a phone call to Texas.
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Innovate My School: March 2014

Issue 8 of the Innovate My School magazine, bringing the latest in educational innovation and inspiration to educators across the UK.

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Abe Soltani's curator insight, February 12, 2014 4:39 PM

Good journal for teachers.

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, February 13, 2014 4:31 PM

Good reading for teachers who want to implement technology rich lessons.

Kimberly House's curator insight, February 14, 2014 9:37 AM

This is a great free resource and a good source for ideas. I'll be sharing this with my staff!

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Education leaders speak out against Common Core - Newsday

Education leaders speak out against Common Core - Newsday | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) Education leaders speak out against Common Core Newsday The state Board of Regents' decision to delay some education initiatives isn't nearly enough to appease critics, who say the new system puts unneeded pressure on...
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It's Time to Rethink K-12 Public Education for the 21st Century

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It's Time to Rethink K-12 Public Education for the 21st Century
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What's the biggest change afoot in education today: The rise of online courses? The charter school movement? The Common Core?
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This Big Transgender Ruling Is Worth Your Attention

This Big Transgender Ruling Is Worth Your Attention | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Wayne Maines was in a meeting when he got the call. His daughter, a transgender teenager who had been fighting the state of Maine for years over her right to use the girls' bathroom at school, had finally won.
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High cost of Common Core has states rethinking the national education standards - Fox News

High cost of Common Core has states rethinking the national education standards - Fox News | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
New York Daily News High cost of Common Core has states rethinking the national education standards Fox News Education officials in Maryland estimated in a report last month that it will require $100 million to upgrade computers statewide to...
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People are getting rich from the common core and it isn't the schools.

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12 Reasons Why Malala Yousafzai Rocked 2013

12 Reasons Why Malala Yousafzai Rocked 2013 | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world." ("I don’t mind if I have to sit on the floor at school.
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Editorial: Leave education to educators; Common Core bill terrible - Appleton Post Crescent

Editorial: Leave education to educators; Common Core bill terrible - Appleton Post Crescent | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Editorial: Leave education to educators; Common Core bill terrible
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Common Core has become the latest punching bag in education, not just in Wisconsin but nationally.
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Anti-testing groups form alliance to bring sanity to education policy - Washington Post (blog)

Anti-testing groups form alliance to bring sanity to education policy - Washington Post (blog) | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Anti-testing groups form alliance to bring sanity to education policy Washington Post (blog) With resistance to standardized test-obsessed school reform growing around the country, three dozen local, state and national organizations and individuals...
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Empower Students to Take Ownership of Learning

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Empowering students is not the same as abdicating control of your classroom. The ASCD’s journal Educational Leadership defines student empowerment as “student ownership of learning.” That is a good way to look at it – helping students take control of their own education. But how do you do that?


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Steve Vaitl's curator insight, February 4, 2014 10:45 AM

Excellent post about using student empowerment techniques for your assessments and for your classroom.

Lia Goren's curator insight, February 9, 2014 8:37 AM

"Empoderar a los estudiantes no es lo mismo que abdicar el control de su clase." El empoderamiento de los estudiantes alude a la apropiación de la tarea de aprendizaje. "Esta es una buena manera de verlo - ayudar a los estudiantes a tomar control de su propia educación. ¿Cómo lo hacemos?"

Lia Goren's curator insight, February 9, 2014 8:39 AM

"Empoderar a los estudiantes no es lo mismo que abdicar el control de su clase." El empoderamiento de los estudiantes alude a la apropiación de la tarea de aprendizaje. "Esta es una buena manera de verlo - ayudar a los estudiantes a tomar control de su propia educación. ¿Cómo lo hacemos?"

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5 trends poised to rock education | eSchool News | eSchool News

5 trends poised to rock education | eSchool News | eSchool News | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Education is often slow to adopt new trends, but these five technologies are poised to transform teaching and learning in classrooms today.
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Teaching History by Connecting Human Intelligence, Innovation and ...

Teaching History by Connecting Human Intelligence, Innovation and ... | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
In the process, I noticed that early adolescents started with some surprising misconceptions about human intelligence, innovation and agency, especially in the most distant reaches of the human past. These misconceptions ...
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The School That Is Changing American Education - TIME

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The School That Is Changing American Education
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Two years ago, I visited a school in Brooklyn called P-TECH, the Pathways in Technology early college high school, which seemed very much like the future of education to me.
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The Reflective Student: A Taxonomy of Reflection Part 2

The Reflective Student: A Taxonomy of Reflection Part 2 | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
A how to that helps student monitor their progress as learners. Includes sample reflective prompts ready to use in the classroom.

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10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation

10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation by Terry Heick For the Google Generation, information isn't scarce, and knowing has the illusion…

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Leaders as learners – teaching influentially

Leaders as learners – teaching influentially | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
In teaching 21st-century skills, Tony Wagner, educator and innovator argues that capacity to innovate and skills like critical thinking, communication and collaboration are far more important for work, learning, and citizenship in today’s economy...
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MALALA Yousafzai -The Girl who stood up for EDUCATION

MALALA Yousafzai -The Girl who stood up for EDUCATION | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
-globally, 77,600,000 girls do not attend school -there are 33,000,000 fewer girls than boys in primary education -girls with secondary education are 6 times less likely to be married as children -a...
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Elementary School Science Fair Project Ideas | Education.com

Elementary School Science Fair Project Ideas | Education.com | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Browse from hundreds of free elementary school science fair project ideas. Education.com offers science fair projects for every topic and every grade level. (RT @STEM_McREL: Really great database of fun elementary science projects.
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Langston Hughes: Theme for English B

Langston Hughes: Theme for English B | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Happy Birthday to Langston Hughes! A great day to re-read his gorgeous poems. Remember Theme for English B? http://t.co/ItanyLjIKY #engchat
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