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Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center - Edudemic

Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center - Edudemic | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is here and teachers are trying to figure out how to best integrate it into their tried-and-true lessons. They’re struggling to integrate technology to best augment CCSS. They are in desperate need of classroom materials that they can trust.


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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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What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts?

What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Growing excitement around technology’s potential to transform the classroom has the education community chattering about laptops, tablets and smartphones.
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Idaho School District's Scarce Resources No Barrier to Innovation

Idaho School District's Scarce Resources No Barrier to Innovation | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Linda L. Clark, the superintendent in Meridian, Idaho, fosters a culture of experimentation to improve teaching and learning and ramp up student engagement. She is recognized as a 2015 Leader To Learn From.
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This leader leader inspires teachers, students, and her community!

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Big U.S. majority favors mandatory vaccinations: Reuters/Ipsos poll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A large majority of Americans favor mandatory vaccinations of children, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday, apparently unswayed by some senior Republicans who have raised fears
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5 steps to move technology purchasing into the 21st century | eSchool News | eSchool News

Choosing and buying the right technology can be a daunting process, especially if you don't know where to begin.
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Where blended meets personalized learning—and gets results | eSchool News | eSchool News

Where blended meets personalized learning—and gets results | eSchool News | eSchool News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A coordinated, intentional program of blended learning is changing teaching and learning in the Nation's capital.
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Virtual Education: Genuine Benefits or Real-Time Demerits?

Virtual Education: Genuine Benefits or Real-Time Demerits? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Twenty-six states operate publicly funded online schools, many of which don't have safeguards that prevent kids from cheating.
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Meet Kevin Ashton, Father of the Internet of Things

Meet Kevin Ashton, Father of the Internet of Things | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is like religion: Everywhere and hard to explain.
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What happens when computers, not teachers, pick what students learn? - The Hechinger Report

What happens when computers, not teachers, pick what students learn? - The Hechinger Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
NEW YORK – Teacher John Garuccio wrote a multiplication problem on a digital whiteboard in a corner of an unusually large classroom at David A. Boody Intermediate School in Brooklyn. About 150 sixth graders are in this math class — yes, 150 — but Garuccio’s task was to help just 20 of them, with a …
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Beyond Programming: The Power of Making Games -- THE Journal

Art and creative expression have an interesting way of weaving in and out of classrooms, offering students the opportunity to explore their own ideas and minds. Video games are no different, and while most of the discussion about their use in classrooms centers on play, the benefits of designing games in the classroom can extend far beyond entertainment and even programming.
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China’s Wealthy Parents Are Fed Up With State-Run Education

China’s Wealthy Parents Are Fed Up With State-Run Education | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
BEIJING -- In the northern outskirts of Beijing, past the jungle of high-rise apartment buildings and vehicle-clogged streets that comprises the Chinese capital, sits a…
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The famous ‘word gap’ doesn’t hurt only the young. It affects many educators, too.

The famous ‘word gap’ doesn’t hurt only the young. It affects many educators, too. | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
It isn't enough to target only children for assistance with this problem, a researcher says.
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How to Change Inflexible Teacher Pay Systems

How to Change Inflexible Teacher Pay Systems | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Opt-ins for veteran teachers, up-front funding, and carefully crafted evaluation systems ease the pain, report says.
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Leaders To Learn From 2015 - YouTube

Meet 16 innovative K-12 leaders putting smart ideas to work in school districts across the United States. More at leaders.edweek.org.
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Elite PD Program Seeks to Build Top Teachers' Expertise

Elite PD Program Seeks to Build Top Teachers' Expertise | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education is built on the idea that the best teachers need opportunities to wrestle with cognitively challenging professional work to improve their craft and spread their expertise.
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Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit

Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.
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Lawmakers File Amendments Ahead of House Debate to Overhaul NCLB

The bulk of the 125 amendments came from Democrats who are seeking to restore accountability and dedicated funding streams for certain education programs.
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Testing Is Biggest Moneymaker for Education Technology Vendors -- THE Journal

Testing Is Biggest Moneymaker for Education Technology Vendors -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Software vendors and publishers raked in $2.5 billion on digital assessment products in the United States in the latest school year for which there is data, according to a new report. The total market for software and content in U.S. preK-12 education was up by $480 million to $8.38 billion.
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Cause for concern at teaching colleges

Cause for concern at teaching colleges | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
As the U.S. Department of Education combs through the public comments received on its proposed federal regulations for teacher preparation programs, citizens must wait—probably until late summer—to le
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Ed Games Need To Fill in Assessment Gaps To Be Fully Useful -- THE Journal

Ed Games Need To Fill in Assessment Gaps To Be Fully Useful -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A joint study on game-playing in K-12 has found that educational game developers could improve the learning impact by making a few changes.
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How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom
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Formative Assessment Is Transformational!

Formative Assessment Is Transformational! | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
More than just numbers in a grade book, formative assessment practices can change how you teach, how your students learn, and how your classroom functions.
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Here Are 79 Words You’ve Been Saying Wrong the Whole Time

Here Are 79 Words You’ve Been Saying Wrong the Whole Time | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Do you get frustrated when people say
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106K free teacher-created digital textbooks hit the web | eSchool News | eSchool News

A new partnership places more than 100,000 free digital texbooks and resources online.
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A Class Full of Geniuses -- THE Journal

For many districts, having students do tech support as part of their classwork has helped create a culture of trust and innovation.
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