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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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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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Senate committee makes progress on updates to education law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee made progress Wednesday on a bipartisan update to the No Child Left Behind education law with a final vote expected Thursday afternoon. In all, the committee has passed 24 amendments…
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Shifting Mental Models in Educators

Shifting Mental Models in Educators | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
When we recognize a mental model surfacing that doesn't seem to be of service, either in ourselves or in another, here are some approaches for shifting it.
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5 ways to create a safer digital environment at your school | eSchool News | eSchool News

5 ways to create a safer digital environment at your school | eSchool News | eSchool News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Two authors share tips that school technology administrators can use to make their own jobs easier while supporting their institutions with solid, safe IT practices.
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Most Countries Have Failed To Meet UN's 'Education For All' Goals, Finds New Report

Most Countries Have Failed To Meet UN's 'Education For All' Goals, Finds New Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A new Unesco report finds that only 52 percent of countries achieved universal primary school enrolment target.
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Duncan wants new law to include early childhood education, state oversight

Duncan wants new law to include early childhood education, state oversight | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The education secretary says he was heartened by the bipartisan plan to revise No Child Left Behind.
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Report: More unaccompanied minors on the way into U.S. - Newsday

Report: More unaccompanied minors on the way into U.S. - Newsday | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
About 39,000 immigrant children are expected to enter the country illegally as unaccompanied minors this
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Without Janitors, Students Are In Charge Of Keeping School Shipshape

Without Janitors, Students Are In Charge Of Keeping School Shipshape | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
In Japan, many schools don't employ janitors. Instead, they ask the students to pitch in with the daily upkeep. Some U.S. schools are doing the same.
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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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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, April 18, 5:16 AM

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.

Sudeep Sirur's curator insight, April 18, 7:20 AM

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 18, 8:51 AM

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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Real-World Math: A Bit Of Trig And Hay For The Horses

Real-World Math: A Bit Of Trig And Hay For The Horses | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The Common Core math standards say students need more than a textbook understanding of concepts like the Pythagorean theorem. So two Colorado teachers teamed up for a lesson in real-world math.
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Toddlers’ sleep problems tied to behavior issues later

Toddlers’ sleep problems tied to behavior issues later | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
(Reuters Health) - In a long-term study, toddlers who slept less than 10 hours a night or woke frequently at night tended to have more emotional and behavioral problems at age five. The researchers had
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Evolution of the "good" teacher

Teaching is in the middle of a change, an evolution, a revolution -- the intensity of the description depends on whom you ask. One could argue that this ch
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The Power of Teacher Led Professional Development: How 700 Educators Learned Together

On November 4, 2014, something pretty amazing happened in the Lexington, Massachusetts schools.  What could have been any other professional development day on any given day in our district or any ...
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Whole Child Development Is Undervalued

Whole Child Development Is Undervalued | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Desire to learn and effective experimentation characterize the whole child approach, requiring a whole culture to extend these conditions into schooling and adult life.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 6, 10:53 PM

They appear to be missing spiritual. It is important and not in a specific religion sense.

 

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