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What’s the Difference Between the National Archives and the Library of Congress? | Teaching with the Library of Congress

What’s the Difference Between the National Archives and the Library of Congress? | Teaching with the Library of Congress | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
What’s the Difference Between the National Archives and the Library of Congress?. A blog post at "Teaching with the Library of Congress" on 2013-04-18.
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Are Teachers' Unions on the Brink of Demise?

With the Janus Supreme Court case looming, teachers' unions are knocking on doors to try to boost membership and mitigate financial loss.
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TV News Record: New search, important data, & more fact-checks | Internet Archive Blogs

TV News Record: New search, important data, & more fact-checks | Internet Archive Blogs | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
New TV news search features
We’re pleased to announce new search options on the TV News Archive, making it easier to find what you’re looking for, as well as integrating TV news material into global search at the Internet Archive.
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17 Dead After Expelled Student Opens Fire at Fla. High School

A 19-year-old male with a semi-automatic rifle killed at least 17 people and sent hundreds fleeing into the streets in the nation's deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook.
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Where Old, Unreadable Documents Go to Be Understood

Where Old, Unreadable Documents Go to Be Understood | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
A transcriber on the Isle of Man can decipher almost anything.
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2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal Winners Announced

2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal Winners Announced | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
The American Library Association (ALA) selects Manhattan Beach (Scribner) by Jennifer Egan as the winner of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir (Little, Brown) by Sherman Alexie as the winner of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction.
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A Math Class That's Applicable to the Real World

A Math Class That's Applicable to the Real World | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
A real-world substitute for the standard Algebra 2 curriculum appeals to high-school students whose next step is not college but the workforce.
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Following the lessons of learning science in schools isn’t convenient

Following the lessons of learning science in schools isn’t convenient | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Making schools more personalized, while creating more work, would better conform to what’s known about the science of learning
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American Library Association announces 2018 youth media award winners

American Library Association announces 2018 youth media award winners | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
DENVER — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults—including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards—at its Midwinter Meeting in Denver, Colorado. A list of all the 2018 award winners follows:
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How a P.E. Department Designed a Compassion-Based Curriculum

How a P.E. Department Designed a Compassion-Based Curriculum | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
This department was committed to getting to know their students like they never had before, and what they discovered changed everything.
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The Scout Report -- Volume 24, Number 6 

The Scout Report -- Volume 24, Number 6  | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
This week's Scout Report reviews the online resources listed below. Visit the Scout Report here: 
to read the detailed annotations of each resources and get direct links to the sites.

     Research and Education 
W.E.B. DuBois Papers 
The Global Jukebox 
National Library of Medicine: Graphic Medicine 
EDUCAUSE: 2017 Student and Faculty Technology Research Studies 
Complete Letters of Willa Cather 
SpanglerScienceTV 
Research in Action Podcast 
DPLA: Two Hundred Years on the Erie Canal 

     General Interest 
Medical Case Studies on Renaissance Melancholy 
Longreads Best of 2017: Science, Technology and Business Writing Daily Nous: Philosophy Comics 
Untold Lives Blog 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Maps Up Close 
Iowa Digital Library: Ignaz Playal Early Editions 
Stripper's Guide 
Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood 

     Network Tools 
Qutebrowser 
Bitmessage 

     Revisited 
Home Movie Registry 

     In the News 
Mutant Crayfish Can Clone Itself, May Provide Insight for Cancer Researchers

Copyright © 2018 Internet Scout Research Group - http://scout.wisc.edu The Internet Scout Research Group, located in the Computer Sciences Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, provides Internet publications and software to the research and education communities under grants from the National Science Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon foundation, and other philanthropic organizations. Users may make and distribute verbatim copies of any of Internet Scout's publications or web content, provided this paragraph, including the above copyright notice, is preserved on all copies.

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Response: Instructional Strategies Teachers Might Be Missing - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher

Response: Instructional Strategies Teachers Might Be Missing - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Jo Boaler, Katie Brown, Rachael George, Laura Greenstein, Dan Rothstein, David Jacob, and Greg Brown name what they consider under-utilized teaching and learning strategies.
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Two journals experiment with 'registered reports,' agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results

Two journals experiment with 'registered reports,' agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Two major journals experiment with "registered reports," agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results. Could this be a model for others, and one solution to the reproducibility crisis?
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Revolutionizing education

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It’s time to take a risk. It’s time to revolutionize education, Sir Ken Robinson, an internationally recognized expert on creativity and innovation and author of several books including “The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education,” told attendees at FETC 2018.

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Google tweaks image search in attempt to curb copyright infringement

Google's just made a rather subtle change to its image search — but one that will have big repercussions for copyright.
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Psychologists warn of dangers of ‘excessive and intrusive’ media coverage of school shootings 

Psychologists warn of dangers of ‘excessive and intrusive’ media coverage of school shootings  | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
This is how school psychologists say the media should report on school shootings.
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Teaching the Art of Reading in the Digital Era

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As the art of close reading has declined, a cohort of experts has emerged to reverse the trend and encourage stronger reading habits.
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Tech Companies Are Buying Their Own Education Research. That's a Problem

Tech-company-funded research hides the dangers of too much screentime in schools, warns high school teacher Matt Miles.
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Personalized Learning Is Not about Planting Students Behind Computers

Personalized Learning Is Not about Planting Students Behind Computers | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Currently, policies tend to encourage a "one-size-fits-all" model for teacher certification, tracking accountability and placing seat time above competency in measuring learning success. According to a new report, transforming that model and promoting personalized learning will require educators and policymakers to shift how they "think of school."
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5 ways to move to personalized, competency-based education

5 ways to move to personalized, competency-based education | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
A new report from iNACOL examines five key issues that could help improve U.S. K-12 education and increase competency-based education.
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Welcome to the Post-Text Future

Welcome to the Post-Text Future | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
The internet was born in text. Now, video and audio are ascendant, writing is being left behind, and everything will be different.
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Response: The Best Ways to Resolve Conflicts Between Students - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher

Response: The Best Ways to Resolve Conflicts Between Students - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Vickie Gomez, Danny Woo, Kevin Parr, Jessica Torres, Rosalind Wiseman, and Dr. Bryan Harris contribute their ideas on how to manage conflicts between students.
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Meta-Analysis Confirms Effectiveness of an Old School Approach: Direct Instruction

Meta-Analysis Confirms Effectiveness of an Old School Approach: Direct Instruction | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Shouldn’t half a century and hundreds of studies be enough to earn Direct Instruction a little respect if education is so evidence-based?
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Teaching the Winter Olympics Across the Curriculum, With Help From The New York Times

Teaching the Winter Olympics Across the Curriculum, With Help From The New York Times | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
How teachers of subjects from English language arts to science and social studies can turn these Olympics into opportunities for learning.
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The Teenage Smartphone Problem Is Worse Than You Think

Media overconsumption interferes with the brain chemistry of teens and their ability to learn, writes a high school English teacher.
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Putting Assessment Back in the Hands of Teachers - Educational Leadership

Putting Assessment Back in the Hands of Teachers - Educational Leadership | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Teacher-created performance assessments can lead to deeper learning and powerful changes in instructional climate.
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