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U.S. Gets Low Scores for Innovation in Education

U.S. Gets Low Scores for Innovation in Education | Online Teacher Underground | Scoop.it
The U.S. ranked near the bottom in an exhaustive international comparison of educational innovation, but received high grades for use of assessments and parent engagement.

Via Gust MEES
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Food for thought and conversation: do these findings surprise educators and what needs to change?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 23, 2014 6:17 PM

The U.S. ranked near the bottom in an exhaustive international comparison of educational innovation, but received high grades for use of assessments and parent engagement.


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I'm Delighted to be a Scoop.it Specialist!

Scoop .it Specialist #curatethecurators. Http://scoop.it/u/wiredinstructor
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Via Dennis T OConnor
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Dennis O'Connor has been paving the way in content curation for educators, myself included. Thanks!

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 3, 2013 11:47 AM

For several months I've been working with Scoop.it and a great group of Curators to offer feedback and suggestions on the new Scoop.it release.  I'm delighted with the result and honored to be part of the Scoop.it Specialists team.  


(Special thanks to Ally Greer for the t-Shirt!) 

Guillaume Decugis's comment, October 3, 2013 1:18 PM
I love this picture: thanks for sharing Dennis!
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We are, too!!
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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters | Online Teacher Underground | Scoop.it
Students live in an information saturated world. The most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters.
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We can't be with children every Internet moment and so teaching them how to make positive and strong decisions is critical. Read on!

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Where to Work in Education

Where to Work in Education | Online Teacher Underground | Scoop.it
There are many jobs to choose from within education, and a deep need for excellent people. This guide to the (not always simple) landscape of education careers should help you navigate the field and find the place where you fit best.

Via Dennis T OConnor
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Check it out, all!

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 2, 2013 11:36 PM

I was born to teach. That's just what I did for 25 years in public school classrooms. When the flame flickered and I felt the burnout I switched to online teaching, research, and a dash of entreprenuership.  I'm an educator for ever. This article will help those of you looking for your place in the picture.