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The challenges faced by Public Education in the early 21st Century
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Julius Genachowski, FCC Chair, Blasts Broadcasters For Opposing Online Database Of Political Ad Buys

Julius Genachowski, FCC Chair, Blasts Broadcasters For Opposing Online Database Of Political Ad Buys | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, staked out strong ground Monday in support of a plan to make information about political television ad buys available online.
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Education director Jason Glass scores 27 on ACT

Education director Jason Glass scores 27 on ACT | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Jason Glass is beat out by a University of Kentucky professor -- and opponent of standardized testing -- when both took the ACT on Monday.
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Is There Too Much Hype Surrounding Technology in Education?

Is There Too Much Hype Surrounding Technology in Education? | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Is There Too Much Hype Surrounding Technology in Education? (Is There Too Much Hype Surrounding Technology in Education?
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Alone in the Classroom: Why Teachers Are Too Isolated - The Atlantic

Alone in the Classroom: Why Teachers Are Too Isolated - The Atlantic | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The AtlanticAlone in the Classroom: Why Teachers Are Too IsolatedThe AtlanticOn the first day of their first year teaching, new teachers walk into their schools and meet their colleagues.
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Forget the business case, open online courses are about learning

Forget the business case, open online courses are about learning | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Will Massive Open Online Courses replace the conventional system?
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Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: 15 Sites for Finding Images and Clip Art for Education

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: 15 Sites for Finding Images and Clip Art for Education | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
15 Sites for Finding Images & Clip Art for Education #fhuedu508 #eLearning http://t.co/gV53hZGu...
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Google's Amazing Growth, By The Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Google's Amazing Growth, By The Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC] | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
An infographic looks at Google's impressive growth.
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Maintaining a Safe Environment

Two things every middle school educator must know to address harassment and school safety.
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Cool Apps for Your Classroom

Educators from across the nation shared with us some of their favorite iPad and iPhone apps to make learning engaging, interactive and challenging.
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Annenberg Learner’s Interactives

22 learning modules from Annenberg Learner provide activities that improve skills in math, science, language, history, and arts. Though a few resources are aimed at elementary students, most are intended for secondary.
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NIH Curriculum Supplement Series

This resource from the National Institutes of Health includes teacher guides and lesson plans on the science behind seventeen health topics, free print materials, professional development webinars, and more.
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TED Ed - TED’s New Education Initiative

The goal of thisinitiative is to produce a library of teacher-prepared lessons on video.
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iPhone and iPad App Reviews

Ms. Klinger has an innovative idea for teaching practical reading and writing skills. Students try and write review of new educational apps for iPhones and iPads. They are excited to learn new technology and surprised by the new skills they develop.
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The Occupy Wall Street Press

The Occupy Wall Street Press | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Occupy Manhattan. (The Occupy Wall Street Press is out!
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AAUP releases faculty salary data | Inside Higher Ed

AAUP releases faculty salary data | Inside Higher Ed | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
@davidaxelrod But who's doing the teaching?
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OH, WI, NJ, & FL Governors Lied to Public to Kill High-Speed Trains

OH, WI, NJ, & FL Governors Lied to Public to Kill High-Speed Trains | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
 
Remember the exciting announcements about a nationwide high-speed rail network that Obama made in 2010? And remember how several Tea Party governors killed high-speed rail in their states?
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EdTech: Helping Parents Understand Children's Learning and Development

EdTech: Helping Parents Understand Children's Learning and Development | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The likes of KinderTown and other similar companies like YogiPlay are doing an excellent job in helping to raise the expectations of parents about what a quality app for young children looks like.
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How Higher Education Helps the Economy | Online Universities

How Higher Education Helps the Economy | Online Universities | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Embed the image above on your site Via: Online Universities Resource (RT @dvaliv: How Higher Education Helps the Economy | Online Universities http://t.co/5EVFRolB via @OU_com #elearning #ukrel11...)...
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Google+ Redesign: Here's What's New

Google+ Redesign: Here's What's New | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Google's social network Google+ got a redesign Wednesday. Here's what changed.
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72% of Adults Are Local News Enthusiasts [STUDY]

72% of Adults Are Local News Enthusiasts [STUDY] | Public Education in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A Pew report says 72% still follow local news regularly turning to various sources including T.V., word-of-mouth data, the radio, social media and search engines.
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MIT BLOSSOMS Math and Science Videos for High School Classrooms

This website offers over 50 math and science videos for high school classrooms, with teacher's guides, slides, and additional resources.
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City Math

While studying geometry, students create a three-dimensional model city. Students have specific design and planning responsibilities and are required to use geometric shapes and angles to build and describe their imaginary city.
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NEA President: The Ryan Republican budget slashes investments in America’s future

Shared sacrifice missing from misguided budget; derails American dream for millions
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Space Math @ NASA

This NASA websites allows grades 3-12 to explore how mathematics skills are applied in space exploration. Free downloadable e-books, multimedia math modules, and other resources explore subjects like black holes, space weather and astrobiology.
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The Titanic: Submersibles & ROVs

Students learn about the submersibles and remotely operated vehicles used to explore the Titanic. Multimedia learning activities allow students to pilot virtual ROVs, but students may also learn to build real, actual ROVs and enter a competition.
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