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Making Learning Relevant—Bringing the World into the Classroom

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Ten Ideas for Teaching Teachers Technology

Ten Ideas for Teaching Teachers Technology | EducateUs | Scoop.it
I had never been to an "unconference" before, but when I heard the organizer of SocialEdCon Unconference introduce the event, I knew I was in for something new: "Write your ideas that you wan...
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Learning How to Write

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Walt Gardner taught for 28 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District and was a lecturer in the UCLA Graduate School of Education. Follow Walt Gardner on Twitter.
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Education jargon: What ‘no excuses’ and other terms really mean

Education jargon: What ‘no excuses’ and other terms really mean | EducateUs | Scoop.it
Apart from politics, the most contentious public issue today is education. Most people have little knowledge about the realities of education, basing their opinions on personal experience, their worldviews, and what their leaders tell them.
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How Can We Make Assessments Meaningful?

How Can We Make Assessments Meaningful? | EducateUs | Scoop.it
I think meaningful assessments can come in many shapes and sizes. It fact, to be thoroughly engaging and to draw the best work out of the students, assessments should come in different formats.
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YUHSD teachers face learning curve

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YUHSD teachers face learning curve | campbell, teachers, year, biology, high, school, years, four, past, taught...
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Duz Txting Hurt Yr Kidz Gramr? Absolutely, a New Study Says

Duz Txting Hurt Yr Kidz Gramr? Absolutely, a New Study Says | EducateUs | Scoop.it
Reporter Sarah D. Sparks spent the last five years writing about federal and state education regulations. Now covering education research, she can most often be found with a double-shot mocha in one hand and the latest academic journal in the other.
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Systems to protect miners from black lung failing

Systems to protect miners from black lung failing | EducateUs | Scoop.it
Black lung diagnoses have doubled in the past decade, and a new investigation blames a combination of factors, including operators who cheat the system and lax enforcement by regulators.
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Kentucky Court of Appeals declines to block release of child abuse records | Politics and Government | Kentucky.com

Kentucky Court of Appeals declines to block release of child abuse records | Politics and Government | Kentucky.com | EducateUs | Scoop.it
FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Court of Appeals declined Monday to halt the release of thousands of pages of documents about children who were killed or seriously injured from abuse and neglect.
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Common Core Standards

Get Common Core Standards on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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For 'Connected Educator Month,' Tips From 33 Educators We Admire

For 'Connected Educator Month,' Tips From 33 Educators We Admire | EducateUs | Scoop.it
We asked everyone who has written for or collaborated with us on the blog to answer two simple questions. Read what these 33 educators have to say to get over 100 great recommendations and ideas.
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Teacher Effectiveness Focus Of New Kentucky Panel | LEX18.com | Lexington, Kentucky

Teacher Effectiveness Focus Of New Kentucky Panel | LEX18.com | Lexington, Kentucky | EducateUs | Scoop.it
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Five Kentucky teachers told a newly formed advisory panel Friday that student achievement should be part of teacher evaluations in the future, but factors besides test scores should be part of that equation.
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A Six-Point Checklist for Education Innovators

A Six-Point Checklist for Education Innovators | EducateUs | Scoop.it
Suzie Boss (@suzieboss on Twitter) is a journalist and author of Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age and Bringing Innovation to School: Em...
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Object(ive) Writing: A Creative Exercise for the Composition Classroom

Object(ive) Writing: A Creative Exercise for the Composition Classroom | EducateUs | Scoop.it
At the 2012 Conference on College Composition and Communication, three well-known writing scholars led a discussion on a writing exercise they'd assigned themselves.
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Modern curation: How does it change teaching?

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“The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.” -- John Dewey Rewind: The old way of curatio...
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Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities

Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities | EducateUs | Scoop.it
Reporter Sarah D. Sparks spent the last five years writing about federal and state education regulations. Now covering education research, she can most often be found with a double-shot mocha in one hand and the latest academic journal in the other.
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Teaching Today | How-To Articles | Professional Learning Communities Hold Promise for Schools

Teaching Today | How-To Articles | Professional Learning Communities Hold Promise for Schools | EducateUs | Scoop.it
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FRANKFORT, Ky.: More than 100 new laws taking effect Thursday | Politics and Government | Kentucky.com

FRANKFORT, Ky.: More than 100 new laws taking effect Thursday | Politics and Government | Kentucky.com | EducateUs | Scoop.it
A long list of new laws are set to go in effect this week, including one that will allow Kentucky to offer beefed-up tax incentives to encourage automobile manufacturers and parts suppliers to expand production in the state.
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Global Education: Bringing the World to Your Classroom

Global Education: Bringing the World to Your Classroom | EducateUs | Scoop.it
Teacher and world traveler Noah Zeichner explores what teaching "global competencies" might look like in practice.
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Writing with Google Docs: Foster Collaboration & Creation (While Addressing Common Core) | Catlin Tucker, Honors English Teacher | Diigo

RT @diigohot: Writing with Google Docs: Foster Collaboration & Creation (While Addressing Common Core) | Catlin Tucker,...
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