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Report: Absence sets students behind

Report: Absence sets students behind | Education | Scoop.it
Many New Jersey students are getting adjusted to their new classrooms and as the school year gets underway, many parents may not realize that missing two to three days of school per month can set students back at least a year academically,...
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Brainfeed: Educational Videos for Kids

Brainfeed: Educational Videos for Kids | Education | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet It is almost never too early to start teaching your children about the nature of this reality. Of..

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Mark Hoffman's comment, May 21, 2014 3:51 PM
Hi everyone, today Brainfeed was featured in Apple's iTunes Newsletter. "iTunes Education Spotlight" Thank you Apple! We are very proud. Enjoy exploring Brainfeed!
Krysta Hammond's curator insight, May 21, 2014 7:36 PM

Great resource for adding a visual component to your lessons, or as as app on your classroom iPad!

Catherine Douthard's curator insight, May 25, 2014 11:57 AM

Love using this!

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6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive

6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive | Education | Scoop.it
Customize your Google Drive with these six useful Chrome extensions.

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Training in Business's curator insight, May 21, 2014 11:27 AM

6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive

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10 Lifehacks from 100 Years Ago

10 Lifehacks from 100 Years Ago | Education | Scoop.it

From steaming out a splinter to stopping a mad dog, here's how your ancestors handled life's big problems.In the late 1880s, cigarette manufacturers began inserting stiffening cards into their paper packs of cigarettes to strengthen the containers. It wasn't long before they got the idea to put artwork, trivia, famous people, and pretty girls onto those cards, grouped into collectible series. The cards, which continued into the 1940s, are highly valuable now, with the most expensive (bearing the face of stringent anti-smoking baseball player Honus Wagner) selling for $2.8 million in 2007."


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