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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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Free Technology for Teachers: Download The Practical Ed Tech Handbook

Free Technology for Teachers: Download The Practical Ed Tech Handbook | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it

As I do every year, I am taking this week to relax, recharge, and ski with friends. While I'm away I will be re-running the most popular posts of the year.

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D.C. Public Schools to overhaul teacher evaluation and training

D.C. Public Schools to overhaul teacher evaluation and training | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
City’s experiments in education reform have been closely watched nationally; changes to take effect next school year.
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Could Rubric-Based Grading Be the Assessment of the Future?

Could Rubric-Based Grading Be the Assessment of the Future? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Could a standard set of rubrics be used to assess in-class student work for cross-cutting skills like writing, critical thinking, problem-solving and
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Cultivating a New Leadership Archetype

Cultivating a New Leadership Archetype | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Transformative school leaders embrace creativity and play, reimagine meetings, promote a culture of celebration through their daily interactions, and maintain their own health and spirit.
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Good online teaching is often just plain good teaching

Good online teaching is often just plain good teaching | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
One teacher learns that the secret to good online teaching is all in the approach
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How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Using tech tools that students are familiar with and already enjoy using is attractive to educators, but getting students focused on the project at hand might
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Resources and Downloads to Facilitate Inquiry-Based Learning

Resources and Downloads to Facilitate Inquiry-Based Learning | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Find information, strategies, protocols, and tools -- including resources and downloads from teachers and schools – to promote curiosity and engage students in asking questions, thinking critically, and solving problems.
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Schools maximize free content

Schools maximize free content | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
When Tullahoma City Schools administrators started shopping for new social studies textbooks in 2013, they found only a few options aligned to new Tennessee state standards. Rather than wait for newer textbooks to be released, the district embarked on the ambitious project of creating its own.
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Expecting to enjoy a lazy snow day? Teachers urge parents, students to think again.

Expecting to enjoy a lazy snow day? Teachers urge parents, students to think again. | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
In an age of increased academic testing and fast-paced curricula, educators urge students to keep learning when classes are canceled.
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The Four Pillars of Flipped Learning | The Edvocate

The Four Pillars of Flipped Learning | The Edvocate | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Note: Today's guest post was written by Jessica Yarbro, George Mason University, Patrick McKnight, Ph.D., George Mason University, Kari M. Arfstrom, Ph.D.
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Robo-reader redux: Can a curious computer improve student writing? - The Hechinger Report

Robo-reader redux: Can a curious computer improve student writing? - The Hechinger Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
For decades, a stubborn truth has dogged efforts to create automated writing assessment tools, aka robo-readers: Computers are stupid. True, their digital brains can process torrents of data in milliseconds without a misstep. But the essence of writing — to convey meaning — remains well beyond their grasp. “Right now, the idea that a computer …
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Tons of Free Classroom Activities to Physically Engage Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tons of Free Classroom Activities to Physically Engage Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
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Apply Today To Be A PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator | @PBSLrnMedia

I am excited to announce that applications are open for the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator program. This is a very exciting program that I was fortunate to be apart of in 2015. For more information about the program please click on this link.
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Online learning data reveals interesting findings - eCampus News

Final Online Report Card highlights switch in enrollments for specific institutions; shows that if online learning hasn’t happened yet, it probably won’t.
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What should districts keep in mind when weighing new federal testing guidelines?

What should districts keep in mind when weighing new federal testing guidelines? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Spending on State Preschool Programs Rises Again in 2015-16

Spending on State Preschool Programs Rises Again in 2015-16 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
For the fourth-straight year, state spending on publicly funded preschool has increased, according to the latest report by the Education Commission of the States.
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Obama outlines $4 billion ‘Computer Science for All’ education plan

The proposal, which aims to increase access to computer science classes, would require blessing from Congress.
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Districts work to bolster parent involvement

Districts work to bolster parent involvement | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Traditional parent-teacher conferences may go the way of dial-up internet as administrators experiment with innovative family engagement programs to increase student achievement, experts say.
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6 apps to help parents and teachers communicate

6 apps to help parents and teachers communicate | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Educators know that students’ home lives play an integral role in their academic success. Communication between teachers and parents makes it easier for educators to understand the outside challenges students may deal with, and it helps parents understand how they can better support their children in school.
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How to Rally Veteran Teachers Around a Personalized Learning Model (EdSurge News)

How to Rally Veteran Teachers Around a Personalized Learning Model (EdSurge News) | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
In my previous column, I shared some tips on how to support new educators in a personalized learning environment. But getting veteran teachers on board is just as crucial in ensuring success.To gather some insight, I spoke with teachers and administrators from a variety of traditional and charter pu
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The Four Levels of Reading Every Student Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Four Levels of Reading Every Student Should Know About ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
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Report: Education Tech Spending on the Rise -- THE Journal

Report: Education Tech Spending on the Rise -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Spending for education technology is up this school year, continuing a rise that started last year following three years of recession thrift.
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Teachers: A look at the 10 best inventions of 2015 - The Edvocate

Teachers: A look at the 10 best inventions of 2015 - The Edvocate | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding a P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of The Edvocate or Dr. Matthew Lynch.** By Amber Woods Educators know that technology changes learning...
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Getting the most out of student blogging assignments - The Edvocate

Getting the most out of student blogging assignments - The Edvocate | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of The Edvocate or Dr. Matthew Lynch.** Guest Post by Elaine Hirsch Examining Instructional Blogging Efforts and...
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