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Why Teachers Quit: It's the Principal, Stupid

Why Teachers Quit: It's the Principal, Stupid | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
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Welcome, Educators!

Welcome, Educators! | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
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Welcome, Educators!

 

This site was created for you, to inform you, to assist you in your own professional development, and for you to see new ideas or applications that you might be able to use in your instruction! Yes, it's all about you. 

 

Thank you for giving a lasting gift of learning to each of your students.

 

As Christa McAuliffe said, "I touch the future, I teach."

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CMU astronomer lectures to Highlands students about space in pilot program

CMU astronomer lectures to Highlands students about space in pilot program | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Carnegie Mellon University lecturer Diane Turnshek had a message for Highlands High School students who might want to find life outside of Earth. 'Follow the ...
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What Can Technology Do for Tomorrow’s Children? — Bright — Medium

What Can Technology Do for Tomorrow's Children? - Bright - Medium
Innovation in education goes well beyond gadgets and apps. Here’s my vision for the classroom of the future.
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How One School Supports BYOT With a Parent University -- THE Journal

How One School Supports BYOT With a Parent University -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Canterbury School, a preK3-12 independent, college preparatory school in Fort Myers, FL, is offering classes designed to help parents feel comfortable with their kids' using mobile devices and other technology in school.
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Brain science: Should schools teach boys and girls different subjects?

Brain science: Should schools teach boys and girls different subjects? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Because brains develop at different paces, schools should use gender-based curricula, neuroscientist says.
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Madison's ISAT opt-out could cost Idaho $10 million

Madison's ISAT opt-out could cost Idaho $10 million | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Superintendent says he won't participate in another statewide endeavor that costs millions, takes away from instructional time and is not what's best for kids.
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Building productive coaching relationships: The role of school leaders

With the advent of the Common Core State Standards for mathematics, more educational leaders, including teachers, administrators and policymakers, are real
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Survey: Most districts use cloud services

Survey: Most districts use cloud services | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A large majority of district technology leaders report moving some crucial IT services to the cloud this year, according to a March report from the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN).

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The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen

The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
At this school in Tokyo, five-year-olds cause traffic jams and windows are for Santa to climb into. Meet: the world's cutest kindergarten, designed by architect Takaharu Tezuka. In this charming talk, he walks us through a design process that really lets kids be kids.
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Set up your own digital media lab for next to nothing | eSchool News | eSchool News

Set up your own digital media lab for next to nothing | eSchool News | eSchool News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
If you think you would like to create a digital media lab in your school, here are some tips to get started. Find a space: You don't actually ne
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Five Essential Tech Tools to Keep Teachers Learning

Five Essential Tech Tools to Keep Teachers Learning | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Tech-using teachers must not only harvest the ideas of others but curate what's valuable & create opportunities to learn. Curtis Chandler shares 5 digital tools
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Keeping your classroom moving 

Keeping your classroom moving  | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
During April, SmartBlog on Education will shine a light on educating the whole child. This blog post highlights the role of movement in teaching and learni
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Coding from kindergarten to graduation

Coding from kindergarten to graduation | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
We interact with computing devices every day—so should we have a better understanding of the science behind them?

An increasing number of districts are saying yes.

This year, 25 states require c
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Teachers in Lower Dauphin will be writing lesson plans to teach themselves

Teachers in Lower Dauphin will be writing lesson plans to teach themselves | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Teachers will have to analyze their knowledge, consider how they learn best, develop personal learning plans and follow through with them, then write journal entries reflecting on the experience.
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ASCD Express 10.16 - The Five Key Ingredients in Quality Neuroscience-Based Learning Programs

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Schoolchildren to get 'universal design' education

Schoolchildren to get 'universal design' education | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
About 700 fourth and fifth grade elementary students in 25 Seoul schools will receive “universal design” education to learn how to be considerate to the elderly and disabled, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday.
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These students are using PBL to define their own learning | eSchool News | eSchool News

For the past two years I’ve really started to incorporate PBL into my fourth- and fifth-grade gifted students. I teach an enrichment class one day a week, where we accelerate and enhance the curriculum. When I w
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Google's Project Loon close to launching thousands of balloons

Google's Project Loon close to launching thousands of balloons | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Google says its Project Loon is close to being able to produce and launch thousands of balloons to provide Internet access from the sky.

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The ambitious project has been underway for a couple of years and involves beaming down LTE cellular signals to handsets on the ground from balloons thousands of feet in the air, well above the altitude that passenger jets fly.

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This is just so cool. Would like to see this here in Guatemala.

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5 Essential Tools for Protecting Student Privacy Online

5 Essential Tools for Protecting Student Privacy Online | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Protecting student privacy and making sure online environments are safe and secure in schools is a very big deal.
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How intraschool mentorships help develop the “whole” student

How intraschool mentorships help develop the “whole” student | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
During April, SmartBlog on Education will shine a light on educating the whole child. In this blog post, we learn about the role mentoring plays in support
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Common Core: What's right for special education students? - CBS News

Common Core: What's right for special education students? - CBS News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The controversial education standards have stirred national debate on what is fair for students with learning disabilities
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Feds Take Aim At Sheltered Workshops

Feds Take Aim At Sheltered Workshops | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The Obama administration is proposing new regulations that would sharply limit people with disabilities from entering employment situations where they earn less than minimum wage.
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