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Are Hispanics America's Next Great STEM Innovators? - Forbes

Are Hispanics America's Next Great STEM Innovators? - Forbes | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"One study showed that nearly half of high school students surveyed say they will most likely not pursue a STEM-related degree. Whom then can we get to qualify for these high-paying, readily available, yet evidently not very popular jobs?

Answer: Hispanics."

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Girls 'more resilient' than boys at school

Girls 'more resilient' than boys at school | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"The study, based on detailed data from 20,000 US children over a decade, did not discover any particular evidence of school-based factors being significant.

Instead, it found boys raised outside a traditional two-parent family were more likely to display behavioural and self-control problems in class and were suspended more often."

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Is the Common Core Focusing on ELA at the Expense of Other Subjects? > Eye On Education

Is the Common Core Focusing on ELA at the Expense of Other Subjects? > Eye On Education | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"Building skills in literacy and reasoning doesn't subtract from skills and content in subjects that are not called English language arts and mathematics. In fact, building literacy and reasoning skills amplify the learning capacity of students, thereby strengthening their ability to learn, remember, access, and process information throughout the school day and beyond."

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Most Popular Posts of the Year - #12, 11 Social Studies Resources

Most Popular Posts of the Year - #12, 11 Social Studies Resources | leading and learning | Scoop.it

from Richard Byrne: "All week I've started each day with a list of eleven good resources to try in different content areas. On Monday I shared mathematics resources. On Tuesday I shared science resources. On Wednesday I shared language arts resources. And today I bring you eleven good social studies resources to try in 2011."

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Most Effective Parental Involvement | Family and Community Engagement in Education

Most Effective Parental Involvement | Family and Community Engagement in Education | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Families can make teaching and learning much easier for everyone when they reinforce the message at home that school is important. (RT @bachtrac: Love getting my "Scoop It"!
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Engaging Classroom Lessons With Simple One Take Video… Flip Your Classroom…Address Common Core…Incorporate PBL

Engaging Classroom Lessons With Simple One Take Video… Flip Your Classroom…Address Common Core…Incorporate PBL | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"Teachers can make their own Simple One Take Videos to Flip their classroom. While this can be powerful, the procedures outlined below allow for this style of video to be a student production..."

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Collaboration in the ether - Knowledge Jolt with Jack

Collaboration in the ether - Knowledge Jolt with Jack | leading and learning | Scoop.it

9 Types of Collaborators - who works with you?  (Infographic)

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The Home of Building Learning Power

The Home of Building Learning Power | leading and learning | Scoop.it
The home of Guy Claxton's 'Building Learning Power'(BLP) programme, information and resources to help young people become better learners, Learning Muscles, 4 r's, displays, resources, activities are all coverd in this site and Building Learning...
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Digital Defense: How English Language Has Changed Over The Years

Digital Defense: How English Language Has Changed Over The Years | leading and learning | Scoop.it

How English has changed over the years (infographic)

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Teaching is Listening, Learning is Talking

Teaching is Listening, Learning is Talking | leading and learning | Scoop.it
By Dr. Jay Roberts, Earlham College

Teaching is listening, learning is talking. This wonderful rule of thumb, from the educator and writer, Deborah Meier, reminds us that real learning comes, in...
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Start with ‘Why?’

Start with ‘Why?’ | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"I listened to Simon Sinek's TED talk on inspirational leadership and it got me thinking. He explains inspiring leaders through his golden circle of 'what, how, why'...

I’ve been thinking of the applications in teaching and learning. We need to start by knowing what we believe about how students learn."

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How Leadership Influences Student Learning – Key-Research – The Wallace Foundation

How Leadership Influences Student Learning – Key-Research – The Wallace Foundation | leading and learning | Scoop.it
A landmark study reviews existing literature to demonstrate the powerful influence of education leadership on student achievement.
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5 Big Trends for Education in 2012-13 - Forbes

5 Big Trends for Education in 2012-13 - Forbes | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"Here’s a loose summary of Salzman’s Five Big Trends for Education in 2012-13 as funneled through the Crotty Brain..."

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Education Week: Schools Tackle Legal Twists and Turns of Cyberbullying

Experts say getting students to help support school policies to prevent cyberbullying is crucial for those measures to be effective.
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Most Popular Posts of the Year - #14, Edmodo The Total Classroom Solution

Most Popular Posts of the Year - #14, Edmodo The Total Classroom Solution | leading and learning | Scoop.it

Free Tech for Teachers gives the highlights about using edmodo in the classroom. 

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Blog-a-thon: My Community by the Sea and the Jungle - My Wonderful World Blog

Blog-a-thon: My Community by the Sea and the Jungle - My Wonderful World Blog | leading and learning | Scoop.it

Sri Lankan youth blogs about her home post-tsunami.  

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Developing Character Strengths: A Vital Goal of Education - Part 1

Developing Character Strengths: A Vital Goal of Education - Part 1 | leading and learning | Scoop.it
by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD. This is the first of a series of four articles on the development of character strengths as a goal of education. This article defines character strengths and discusses a framework for understanding them.
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Choosing the Right Tool...

Choosing the Right Tool... | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"The most powerful tools are the ones that don’t get in the way and allow teachers to teach and students to learn...Technology is only effective if it is used to directly support instruction."

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Life in a Technology Embedded Classroom: Science | Powerful Learning Practice

Life in a Technology Embedded Classroom: Science | Powerful Learning Practice | leading and learning | Scoop.it

Using cameras to snap shots of science when sketches look nothing like what is seen...

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Education through the ages [infographic] - Holy Kaw!

Infographic from the education of cavemen through today...

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Ken Robinson | Profile on TED.com

Ken Robinson | Profile on TED.com | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Ken Robinson - Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.
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Visible Thinking

Visible Thinking | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"Every committed educator wants better learning and more thoughtful students. Visible Thinking is a way of helping to achieve that without a separate ‘thinking skills' course or fixed lessons."

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Searching for Searchers | Education Recoded | Big Think

Searching for Searchers | Education Recoded | Big Think | leading and learning | Scoop.it

"Leadership is second only to teaching among school influences on student success."

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