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Lynn Darling, Early Childhood Institute Director, On The Early Childhood ... - Huffington Post

Lynn Darling, Early Childhood Institute Director, On The Early Childhood ... - Huffington Post | Parental News | Scoop.it
Lynn Darling, Early Childhood Institute Director, On The Early Childhood ...Huffington PostWith increasing attention given to the country's achievement gaps, education reformers and the government have started looking at early childhood education...
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World's Best Universities; Top 400 Universities in the World | US News

World's Best Universities; Top 400 Universities in the World | US News | Parental News | Scoop.it
See the US News ranking for the top universities in the world. The World's Best Universities list includes schools from the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe, and more.
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How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

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How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

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I haven't used the draw tool much, but I have encouraged my students to use it along with all of the great add-ons in the drive.

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Michelle Obama Calls Education The Most Important Civil Rights Issue

Michelle Obama Calls Education The Most Important Civil Rights Issue | Parental News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michelle Obama on Friday called education the "single most important" civil rights issue facing the country and pleaded with young people to make going to school a priority, even if all they have is a "bad school.&qu...
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Don't Ask 'What Can I Do With This Major?'

Don't Ask 'What Can I Do With This Major?' | Parental News | Scoop.it
A really smart student of mine who has been getting stellar grades in Economics was considering it as his major. But he wanted to know what he could do with it. I have had that question regarding every subject you can name.
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DCLanguageImmersion sur Twitter

DCLanguageImmersion sur Twitter | Parental News | Scoop.it
Mary Levy: Language immersion doesn't have to cost more than traditional education. pic.twitter.com/q3CKZr11Um
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Guest post: Arts Education -- A Vital Part of Our Society? - San Jose Mercury News

Guest post: Arts Education -- A Vital Part of Our Society? - San Jose Mercury News | Parental News | Scoop.it
In response to a statement by the President of the Contra Costa County Board of Education that performing arts are not as vital to society as science, a California teacher has written a guest column about why she and many other arts advocates...
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Study: American Students Have High Levels Of Education, But Stressful Lives

Study: American Students Have High Levels Of Education, But Stressful Lives | Parental News | Scoop.it
While American students have high levels of educational achievement and decent test scores, they may also experience high levels of social stress and poverty.
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Malala Fund

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The Malala Fund aims to create a world where girls are empowered to reach their potential through a quality education.
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Is education a human right?

Is education a human right? Do human rights exist? Freedomain Radio is 100% funded by viewers like you. Please support the show by signing up for a monthly subscription or making a one time...
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A 'Lost Boy' Helps The Girls Of South Sudan Find An Education - NPR (blog)

A 'Lost Boy' Helps The Girls Of South Sudan Find An Education - NPR (blog) | Parental News | Scoop.it
Daniel Majok Gai fled South Sudan twice because of war. He wants to return for good. But for now, he's giving back by helping youth there gain an education. His inspiration: a girl named Annah.
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The case for liberal arts education - CNBC

The case for liberal arts education - CNBC | Parental News | Scoop.it
Liberal arts majors have gotten the reputation of being unemployable, but new research paints a rosier picture.
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App Shopper: iStudyExam (Education)

App Shopper: iStudyExam (Education) | Parental News | Scoop.it
Mac Apps, Mac App Store, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch app store listings, news, and price drops
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10 Inspiring Quotes for Teaching and Engaging Students in Poverty

10 Inspiring Quotes for Teaching and Engaging Students in Poverty | Parental News | Scoop.it
In his book Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids’ Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, seasoned educator and brain-based learning expert Eric Jensen explains that poor children can experience emotional, social, and...
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Text Complexity? Helping Readers See The Whole Text -

Text Complexity? Helping Readers See The Whole Text - | Parental News | Scoop.it
Text Complexity? Helping Readers See The Whole Text by Grant Wiggins, Authentic Education Selecting Text For Comprehension In the previous literacy posts in this series I identified a few guiding questions that stem from the research: Do...
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6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns | Parental News | Scoop.it
Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.

Via Lee Hall
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This is a part of the classroom that I think gets overlooked to some degree.  Personalization for our students with to respect to how they learn is daunting, but worth it.

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School Blog - Reading Nonfiction to Preschoolers Improves Vocabulary

School Blog - Reading Nonfiction to Preschoolers Improves Vocabulary | Parental News | Scoop.it
According to a six-week study by Gwen Marra, reading nonfiction aloud to preschool students may help them develop a stronger vocabulary.
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5 Reasons Why Traveling Is the Best Education

5 Reasons Why Traveling Is the Best Education | Parental News | Scoop.it
See the world, and broaden your cultural, intellectual, and spiritual education like you could never have imagined. Here are five reasons why traveling is best education possible....
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HUFF POST EDUCATION | Engaging Students: Online...

HUFF POST EDUCATION | Engaging Students: Online... | Parental News | Scoop.it
Learning is inherently satisfying. All of us have experienced the joy of learning and discovery at some point in time in our life. Learning leads to better understanding, new knowledge, skills and expertise.
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Punishing Students For Not Making Eye Contact? How Charter Schools' Prejudiced Policies Undermine Equality

Punishing Students For Not Making Eye Contact? How Charter Schools' Prejudiced Policies Undermine Equality | Parental News | Scoop.it
Charter schools are failing children of color and students with disabilities.
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Education: the most powerful investment in our future

Education: the most powerful investment in our future | Parental News | Scoop.it
More than two decades of experience in development and emergency response have shown me how education can make a lasting difference in children’s lives. But education’s not just good for children, ...
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Sight Word Practice with a Slap! . Activities for Kids: Adventures In Learning . PBS Parents | PBS

Sight Word Practice with a Slap! . Activities for Kids: Adventures In Learning . PBS Parents | PBS | Parental News | Scoop.it
Make sight word practice fun with a simple slap! Its a fun way to review sight words this summer. If not sight words, then letters, numbers, or shapes!
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Nine education predictions for 2015 - Washington Post (blog)

Nine education predictions for 2015 - Washington Post (blog) | Parental News | Scoop.it
On the Common Core, Bill Gates, testing, and more.
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Schneider on Bill Gates, Our Leading Education Expert

Schneider on Bill Gates, Our Leading Education Expert | Parental News | Scoop.it
Mercedes Schneider, a high school teacher in Louisiana who holds a Ph.D. in research and statistics, here reviews Bill Gates on education. Although he never went to public school, never taught anyw...
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The Plot Against Public Education

The Plot Against Public Education | Parental News | Scoop.it
Bill Gates had an idea. He was passionate about it, absolutely sure he had a winner. His idea? America’s high schools were too big. When a multibillionaire gets an idea, just about everybody leans in to listen.
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Cool Games For Kids | Books For Children | Best Games Apps For Kids | Animals Actually

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WISE choice: Ann Cotton transforms African girls' lives through education - learning world

Resolute and resourceful, Ann Cotton has transformed the lives of countless girls and young women in Africa. The British education pioneer has just received the ==2014 World Innovation Summit...
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