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Khan Academy founder talks online education success - CBS News

Khan Academy founder talks online education success - CBS News | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sal Khan says learning has to be engaging, discusses plans to expand his highly successful educational website...
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What Can Social Media Tell Us About American Society? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Can Social Media Tell Us About American Society? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
What can social media tell us about American society? This infographic thinks it has the answers.
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SocialFish | Encouraging Innovation: Walking the Talk

FROM THE NIMBLE NONPROFIT: How do you make it clear that you support innovation? Actively encourage new thinking, speak up about your expectations, and implement a new process of asking questions. Recognize and support leaps by your colleagues.
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How Connecticut Educators Beat Back Privateers to Lead Reform Effort | NEA Today

How Connecticut Educators Beat Back Privateers to Lead Reform Effort | NEA Today | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Kevin Hart and Félix Pérez Proponents of privatizing public education have spent the past few years on a perpetual road show, travelling state to state (Connecticut educators help craft meaningful, teacher-led reforms that work for all students.)...
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Georgia Teacher Training Programs Will Be Graded | Public Broadcasting Atlanta

Georgia Teacher Training Programs Will Be Graded | Public Broadcasting Atlanta | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
At the beginning of next year, Georgia’s teacher training programs will be able to see how they stack up nationally.
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This is really good: A (Very) Short Guide to Purchasing New Technology

This is really good: A (Very) Short Guide to Purchasing New Technology | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Nick Provenzano (@thenerdyteacher on Twitter) teaches high school English at Grosse Pointe South High School in Grosse Pointe, MI. He also blogs at TheNerdyTeacher.com.




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The History Of Learning Tools [Infographic] | Edudemic

The History Of Learning Tools [Infographic] | Edudemic | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Print this out and share. It's about the history of edtech and shows how far we've come in a short period of time.
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Cleveland school board votes to trim teaching staff for next year - Plain Dealer

Cleveland school board votes to trim teaching staff for next year - Plain Dealer | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Plain DealerCleveland school board votes to trim teaching staff for next yearPlain DealerBy Patrick O'Donnell, The Plain Dealer Joshua Gunter / The Plain DealerKimili Gulley, a Collinwood High School math teacher for nine years, cries as she shares...
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Quotes from HH The Dalai Lama

Quotes from HH The Dalai Lama | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is greatly revered in the Buddhist World, and is also highly respected as an international statesman, and as a man of peace and great wisdom.
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Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner & NEA, Adds John ... - TechCrunch

Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner & NEA, Adds John ... - TechCrunch | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner & NEA, Adds John ...TechCrunchIn turn, investors now seem ready to provide edtech companies with the type of capital that has typically been reserved for consumer businesses.
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OPINION SHAPER: Why we can't grade teachers on student test scores - STLtoday.com

OPINION SHAPER: Why we can't grade teachers on student test scores - STLtoday.com | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
OPINION SHAPER: Why we can't grade teachers on student test scoresSTLtoday.comCurrently, lawmakers in some states are pushing to evaluate teachers based on their students' test scores.
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Apps in Education: Monster List of iBook Tutorials

Apps in Education: Monster List of iBook Tutorials | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
New Post: Monster List of iBook Tutorials http://t.co/IeQnRiV9 #edtech #tlchat #mlearning #ipaded...
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28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter

28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Continue reading → (RT @web20classroom: 28 Creative Ways To Teach With Twitter: http://t.co/5KCaj4Xi...)...
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The technology mistake: Confusing access to information with becoming educated

The technology mistake: Confusing access to information with becoming educated | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
What technology enthusiasts forget, neglect, stumble over — pick a verb – are the multiple purposes of tax-supported schools in a democracy. They and many others futurists err in equating access to information with becoming educated.
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How Leaders Turn Screw-Ups into Learning Opportunities

How Leaders Turn Screw-Ups into Learning Opportunities | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
When people on your team make mistakes, you can either berate them or use it as a learning opportunity. Doing the latter builds skills and improves team morale.
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When standardized test scores soared in D.C., were the gains real? - USATODAY.com

When standardized test scores soared in D.C., were the gains real? - USATODAY.com | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A USA TODAY investigation into D.C. public schools raises questions about gains in standardized test scores. (RT: @m_rhee Welcome to Vegas - now go away.
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Skype Announces Collaboration with Prominent Organizations to Further Empower Teachers with Educational Resources through Technology

Skype Announces Collaboration with Prominent Organizations to Further Empower Teachers with Educational Resources through Technology | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Skype, Penguin Group, New York Philharmonic, Science Museum London, Peace One Day, and Save the Children together in order to promote learning


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Daily Kos: Thank a Union: 36 Ways Unions Have Improved Your Life

Daily Kos: Thank a Union: 36 Ways Unions Have Improved Your Life | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This is repost of a blog I wrote in winter of last year when the protests against Governor Walker and union busting were gearing up.

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Words to Teach By

Words to Teach By | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Work for a cause, not for applause.(RT @WeAreTeachers: "The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery" - Mark van Doren http://t.co/SX9rK7oO...)...
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Preschoolers' reading skills benefit from one modest change by teachers - Phys.Org

Preschoolers' reading skills benefit from one modest change by teachers - Phys.Org | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Preschoolers' reading skills benefit from one modest change by teachersPhys.OrgA small change in how teachers and parents read aloud to preschoolers may provide a big boost to their reading skills later on, a new study found.
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For Great Teamwork, Start with a Social Contract

For Great Teamwork, Start with a Social Contract | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
To turn groups of employees into great teams, a powerful first step is to form a social contract — an explicit agreement that lays out the ground rules for team members' behaviors.
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Teacher pays for advanced education only to face possible pay cut - Las Vegas Sun

Teacher pays for advanced education only to face possible pay cut - Las Vegas Sun | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Las Vegas SunTeacher pays for advanced education only to face possible pay cutLas Vegas SunAndrew Slocum and his wife Natalie, both teachers at Greenspun Middle School, are upset CCSD will not honor education increases under a new contract being...
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Students Sharing Files and Notes on Facebook – Legal or not ...

Students Sharing Files and Notes on Facebook – Legal or not ... | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
EdTech News issued a great piece last week in light of Facebook's announcement that it was reviving Facebook Group for Schools. There is the usual social.
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Separate Reading Exams Await Elementary Teachers - Education Week News

Separate Reading Exams Await Elementary Teachers - Education Week News | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Separate Reading Exams Await Elementary TeachersEducation Week NewsBy Stephen Sawchuk A handful of states are gradually adopting licensing tests that measure aspiring elementary teachers' ability to master aspects of what's arguably their most...
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Teddy Roosevelt and His 1910 "New Nationalism" Speech, A Call to Arms Against Corporate Money in Federal Elections

Teddy Roosevelt and His 1910 "New Nationalism" Speech, A Call to Arms Against Corporate Money in Federal Elections | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama traveled to Osawatomie, Kansas to make a major speech on his economic policies.
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