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Is Listening to a Book Just as Good as Reading It? - The New York Times

Is Listening to a Book Just as Good as Reading It? - The New York Times | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Do you ever listen to a book? Do you lose anything by not reading it?
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Decoding Versus Cognitive Ability

Decoding Versus Cognitive Ability | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Terrie L. Noland believes we need to understand the automaticity of executing lower-level reading processes in order to master higher-level comprehension Automaticity is necessary in everything we do to enable us to move to higher-order thinking skills and perform tasks flawlessly.  When we first learn to drive a car, we expend our brainpower on technical skills such as speed, turn …
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Lifelong Learners "a missed college market?"

Lifelong Learners "a missed college market?" | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Rather than solely compete for the attention of the 3-million-plus students who graduate from high-school each year, college leaders should aim to satisfy the demand for learning among adults. The market opportunity is staggering.
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Want to Enrich Students' Reading Lives? Don’t Dismiss Audiobooks - Education Week Teacher

Want to Enrich Students' Reading Lives? Don’t Dismiss Audiobooks - Education Week Teacher | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Kyle Redford writes that when weighing whether to use audiobooks, especially with struggling readers, teachers should ask themselves: What is reading?
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ASCD Express 13.14 - Focusing on the 19 Behaviors Most Essential to a Positive School Culture

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This Week's Nationwide Student Walkout: 6 Things to Know

K-12 leaders need to prepare for what may be a massive student walkout tied to ending gun violence and school shootings. Here's a primer on students' rights to participate, what districts' responsibilities are for keeping them safe, and alternatives to leaving campus.
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A Thousand Rivers

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What the Modern World Has Forgotten About Children and Learning
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20 People To Follow On Twitter At SXSWedu

20 People To Follow On Twitter At SXSWedu | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Headed To SXSWedu, Follow These 20 Twitter Accounts To Keep Up With The Action
SXSWedu kicks off this week in Austin Texas. The education festival caters to grades pre-k through higher ed or pre-k through 20 for those in the know. By edtech standards it's a pretty big conference and it's growing ev
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Unidentified Dyslexia Takes Heavy Toll

Unidentified Dyslexia Takes Heavy Toll | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Teachers need to know how to identify early signs of dyslexia, so they can make sure dyslexic students have access to learning accommodations and support, says Kyle Redford.
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Reading with Your Ears, Writing With Your Voice - Education Futures: Emerging Trends in K-12 - Education Week

Reading with Your Ears, Writing With Your Voice - Education Futures: Emerging Trends in K-12 - Education Week | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
A dyslexic assistant principal explores how assistive technologies can help students with language-based disabilities take advantage of their unique learning styles.
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Federal budget proposal would slash teacher training funds

Federal budget proposal would slash teacher training funds | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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North Carolina Struggling Readers Are ‘Reading to Learn’ Through Access to Learning Ally’s ‘Human-Read’ Audiobooks

North Carolina Struggling Readers Are ‘Reading to Learn’ Through Access to Learning Ally’s ‘Human-Read’ Audiobooks | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) February 06, 2018 -- Middle and high school students in the Mitchell County Public School District, NC are keeping better academic pace
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Cutting-edge research to support students with reading disabilities

Cutting-edge research to support students with reading disabilities | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Student-Teacher Relationships Are Everything - Teacher-Leader Voices - Education Week Teacher

Student-Teacher Relationships Are Everything - Teacher-Leader Voices - Education Week Teacher | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
In the classroom Maslow ALWAYS comes before Bloom.
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The Evolution of Education Through the Power of Partnerships

The Evolution of Education Through the Power of Partnerships | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
By Salar Chagpar - In this post, we look at how strategic pathways between educational institutions in partnership with industry are changing the ways that we prepare students for the future of work.
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Agents of Their Own Success: Self-Advocacy Skills and Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities in the Era of Personalized Learning - NCLD

Agents of Their Own Success: Self-Advocacy Skills and Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities in the Era of Personalized Learning - NCLD | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
As more education reform efforts prioritize student voice and choice, it is essential to ensure that all learners have the opportunity to practice agency, especially within personalized learning systems. For this reason, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is proud to release the report, Agents of Their Own Success: Self-Advocacy Skills and Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities in the Era of Personalized Learning.
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What's Hot Report | International Literacy Association

What's Hot Report | International Literacy Association | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
The What's Hot in Literacy survey from the International Literacy Association (ILA) reports what educators say is hot, not, and should be and what's important, not, and should be.
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People With Disabilities Are Finding More Work, But There’s A Long Way

People With Disabilities Are Finding More Work, But There’s A Long Way | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
A new report finds that while there’s been some improvement, people with disabilities (especially minorities) face huge barriers to entering the workforce.
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Educating Students Who Are 'Invisible'

Educating Students Who Are 'Invisible' | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Many of the most vulnerable populations of students in the nation’s schools are also hidden populations—sometimes intentionally so—but they still need special attention from educators.
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Edtech in the Classroom: Improving Learning Opportunities for Students with Special Needs

Edtech in the Classroom: Improving Learning Opportunities for Students with Special Needs | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Spread the loveThe number of students with special needs is on the rise across the United States, making it increasingly difficult for educators to teach effectively to their entire student body. Did you know that there are approximately 7 million students in the United States with disabilities? Did you know that only 62.7% of students with special needs in the US graduate high school? With the increase of students with special needs in the US and the current trend in education to increase inclusion in the classroom, educators are experiencing difficulties dividing their time and attention equally across their students. …
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Economic Policy Issues See Decline In Public Importance | Pew Research Center

Economic Policy Issues See Decline In Public Importance | Pew Research Center | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Economic issues are viewed as less important policy priorities than they were just a few years ago.
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Aidan Colvin, Author of “Looking for Heroes,” Will Inspire Thousands of K-12 Students with Dyslexia in a Webinar About Famous People with the Learning Disability

Aidan Colvin, Author of “Looking for Heroes,” Will Inspire Thousands of K-12 Students with Dyslexia in a Webinar About Famous People with the Learning Disability | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2018 -- Acclaimed author, Aidan Colvin, of “Looking For Heroes,” will share a message of hope and encouragement with
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The National Shortage of ELL Teachers Has Caught the Eye of Congress - Learning the Language - Education Week

The National Shortage of ELL Teachers Has Caught the Eye of Congress - Learning the Language - Education Week | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Legislation proposed by congressional Democrats would create a grant program intended to help colleges of education and school districts partner on creating curricula for aspiring ELL teachers.
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Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless : NPR Ed : NPR

Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless : NPR Ed : NPR | K-12 Resources for EdTech Leaders | Scoop.it
Social media can be a big part of students' lives, and teachers across the country are finding ways to use popular platforms as teaching tools.
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