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Gathering information on the changing P20 education infrastructure for Kentucky schools, relating to the directives of SB1(2009)
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Most students aren’t ready for college, ACT data show | Hechinger Report

Most students aren’t ready for college, ACT data show | Hechinger Report | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

Most students are not adequately prepared to face the rigor of college, according to the latest ACT scores, which also show that the average composite score on the college-entrance exam fell from last year.

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The Many Faces of the Freshman Seminar

The Many Faces of the Freshman Seminar | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Their unique topics make them popular, and their formats can be better for learning than many alternatives, but problems persist.
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50 Important Links for Common Core Educators - Online Colleges

50 Important Links for Common Core Educators - Online Colleges | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Many teachers still have a lot of questions about what Common Core will mean for them; these resources are a good place to look for answers.
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New tools help smart low-income kids realize great college opportunities, Stanford researcher says

New tools help smart low-income kids realize great college opportunities, Stanford researcher says | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
A new study finds that when low-income, high-achieving students get targeted information about their full range of college-going opportunities, they apply to selective colleges in larger numbers, attend and graduate.
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5 SAT Tips For Studying Students - Edudemic

5 SAT Tips For Studying Students - Edudemic | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
More than 2 million students take the SAT every single year. In order to set yourself apart, it's time to know these useful SAT tips to do your best.
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Can Student-Driven Learning Happen Under Common Core? | MindShift

Can Student-Driven Learning Happen Under Common Core? | MindShift | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

If assessments mirror the broad principles and effective pedagogy that the CCSS authors have championed, there is hope that rote learning and teacher-driven classrooms will not be necessary in order for students to pass the test.


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Professional Learning Units for Implementing the #CCSS

Professional Learning Units for Implementing the #CCSS | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

These resources were created to help principals and teacher leaders develop their capacity to facilitate school-based collaborative professional learning focused on teaching and learning. The four units below cover key topics in leading professional learning tied to implementing content standards.


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Arayah's curator insight, March 14, 2013 1:19 PM

Awesome resource for planning units aligned to the CCCSS

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Survey Suggests Hurdles for Math, Science Teaching: "We have a lot of work to do..."

Survey Suggests Hurdles for Math, Science Teaching: "We have a lot of work to do..." | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

"We have a lot of work to do in reorienting what we're doing in the classroom to achieve the [vision] of the common core."

 

"Many teachers say they do not feel well-equipped to plan lessons that meet the needs of students at varying levels of understanding."


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MOOCs: Coursera, edX, Futurelearn and Udacity - University profiles | Justin Menard - LISTedTECH

MOOCs: Coursera, edX, Futurelearn and Udacity - University profiles | Justin Menard - LISTedTECH | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

With Coursera and edX both announced this week they are doubling the number of universities partners, I decided to update the data. I also added another MOOC: Futurelearn

One more thing that was added to the visualisation is the average University World Ranking by MOOCs.


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Top Free Classes's comment, March 7, 2013 10:55 PM
Thanks!
GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC's curator insight, March 8, 2013 7:45 AM

Ackn. Justin Menard - interest in Rankings by MOOCs and Uni's

Justin Menard's comment, May 7, 2013 8:59 PM
I have updated the visualisation with the most recent information, added 2 new Moocs and 5 more world university rankings

We now have 6 MOOCs in the Viz: Coursera, edX, Futurelearn, Iversity, OpenEd and Udacity
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ELI Online Seminar - Looking for the Pedagogy in Blended Course Design | EDUCAUSE.edu

ELI Online Seminar - Looking for the Pedagogy in Blended Course Design | EDUCAUSE.edu | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

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"This session will present the findings from three studies examining blended best practices, pedagogical practices, and learner preparedness."

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Blended pedagogy webinar

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Smart Leaders and the Power of Collaboration - Forbes

Smart Leaders and the Power of Collaboration - Forbes | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

Collaboration is the keystone of leadership success. Don’t believe me?  Google “sequestration” anyone?

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ANCIL - A New Curriculum for Information Literacy

A revolutionary new Information Literacy curriculum for Higher Education institutions in a digital age.
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Commonwealth Commitment Summit brings together Ky. educators for landmark event | Our Universities

Commonwealth Commitment Summit brings together Ky. educators for landmark event | Our Universities | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

K-12, postsecondary and adult education faculty and staff will share their successes related to the landmark commitment and legislation outlined in Unbridled Learning, an initiative established by Senate Bill 1 in 2009 in cooperation with the Council on Postsecondary Education.

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From CCSSO/Achieve/SAP: Toolkit for Evaluating Alignment of Instructional & Assessment Materials to CCSS (pdf)

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Common-Assessment Groups Differ on Special Ed. Rules

Common-Assessment Groups Differ on Special Ed. Rules | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Each federally financed consortia is crafting common guidelines for accommodating students with disabilities.
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The Disruptive/Transformative Potential of the Common Core State Standards - National Writing Project

The Disruptive/Transformative Potential of the Common Core State Standards - National Writing Project | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

Authors Petersen and Birch argue that the Common Core State Standards, with its emphasis on thinking, argument, and the construction of knowledge, challenge us to go beyond facilitation to become authentic thinking partners with our students.

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5 Tips For Finding A Scholarship - Edudemic

5 Tips For Finding A Scholarship - Edudemic | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
There's more to finding scholarships than applying at the most popular locations. Here are a few tips for finding a scholarship you may not know about.
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How To Choose The Best School Counselor For You - Edudemic

How To Choose The Best School Counselor For You - Edudemic | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Many people could truly benefit from counseling. Here are five tips that will help you find the best school counselor that can meet your needs.
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The Real Winners of the Coming Revolution in Higher Education - Forbes

The Real Winners of the Coming Revolution in Higher Education - Forbes | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

TA revolution is coming to U.S. higher education, one that will sweep away an archaic business model, erase the value of many venerable brands, and enhance the brands of new entrants and nimble incumbents.


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New Guides Help School Leaders Support Common Core State Standards Implementation

New Guides Help School Leaders Support Common Core State Standards Implementation | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

Achieve, in partnership with College Summit, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), has released a series of action briefs on the role of school counselors, secondary school leaders, and elementary school leaders in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).


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Missouri Secondary Principals's curator insight, January 15, 2013 11:19 AM

Good resources for principals

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Five Ways Free Online Classes Will Change College, or Not

Five Ways Free Online Classes Will Change College, or Not | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

Nothing moves fast in higher ed, except for MOOCs.A year ago very few people had heard of the acronym for Massive Open Online Course. Now stories about the courses attracting tens of thousands of people for free are almost a weekly occurrence in The New York Times.


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John Shank's curator insight, March 11, 2013 1:06 PM

MOOC madness? Maybe not... they just need to find their place in the world of higher ed.

Filipe MS Bento's curator insight, March 12, 2013 10:38 AM

And yet another personal battle: OCW and this new related buzzword that I was not aware of. Good times ahead, people!

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Engaging Faculty as Catalysts For Change: A Roadmap for Transforming Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Engaging Faculty as Catalysts For Change: A Roadmap for Transforming Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online

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John Shank's curator insight, February 28, 2013 11:29 AM

We are trying something similar to this at my college. Our channel is through an eLearning Academy but we also bring the larger discussion of what is good teaching and how can we leverage appropriate technologies to enhance and promote student learning.

Jeff Domagala's curator insight, February 28, 2013 8:03 PM

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Enhancing Student Learning and Retention with Blended Learning Class Guides (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Enhancing Student Learning and Retention with Blended Learning Class Guides (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online...

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Self-Directed Achievement: if you give library staff an hour...

"Set one training goal each week achievable in one hour." This simple directive was given to every staff member of one Utah library in September 2011. The result just one year later? A sustainable, positive culture transformation.
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Find the webinar, .pdf presentation and more here!  Really interesting model for any organization!

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Designing Formative Assessments with Google Forms - Google Drive

Designing Formative Assessments with Google Forms - Google Drive | Kentucky College & Career Readiness | Scoop.it

A step-by-step presentation by one educator on how to create your own formative assessments with Google Forms, and how designing quality Formative Assessments can help you and your students check for understanding and improve learning.

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