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Report: Stereotypes in College STEM Classes Harm Black and Asian Students

Report: Stereotypes in College STEM Classes Harm Black and Asian Students | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

A recent study funded by the National Science Foundation found that Black and Asian undergraduate college students are negatively affected by stereotypes.

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Human Trafficking in Wisconsin: What Educators Need to Know

Human Trafficking in Wisconsin: What Educators Need to Know | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. As a serious and complex problem, human trafficking is not only a national issue but a local one as well, present in every county in the state of Wisconsin. It occurs in cities, suburbs, and rural areas, and is more common than many people realize. Find out what you need to know.

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Goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

Goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

A decade after setting a goal of raising the proportion of Americans with college degrees or certificates to 60 percent, the nation is falling far short.

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Bringing the Science of Learning Into Classrooms

Bringing the Science of Learning Into Classrooms | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Years of research prompt a group of scientists to ask whether we should rethink the way we do school.

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Report Questions Efficacy of Technology-Focused Personalized Instruction

"Four-plus years after it was first published, a report on personalized instruction is getting renewed attention as schools in the northeast consider calling their experiments in the instructional model a failure."

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A Proactive Approach to Discipline

A Proactive Approach to Discipline | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Restorative discipline seeks to create an environment in which problem behavior is less likely to occur."

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The Best Strategies for Dealing With Your Most Wiggly Students

The Best Strategies for Dealing With Your Most Wiggly Students | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Try these strategies for dealing with wiggly students. Yes, there are ways to let the squirmy students in your class move without distracting others." Thanks to Patricia Roach for sharing this resource on the NEA edCommunities Classroom Management community.

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School Nutrition Programs May Slow Weight Gain in Teens

School Nutrition Programs May Slow Weight Gain in Teens | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Preteens and teens who attend middle schools with nutrition policies and healthy-eating programs experience less of an increase in body mass index (BMI) compared to students who attend schools without such programs, according to a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health. The findings are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine."

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Youth Apprenticeships Provide Pathway to Skilled Careers

Youth Apprenticeships Provide Pathway to Skilled Careers | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Apprenticeships geared to high school students are one of the tools educators and businesses are using to find the next generation of skilled workers." This Green Bay Press Gazette article features WEAC Region 3 member Nels Lawrence, a teacher at Kaukauna High School.

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Program Helps High School Students Gauge Their Interest in Becoming Teachers

Program Helps High School Students Gauge Their Interest in Becoming Teachers | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Somer Horton, instructor for the teaching and training program at the University of North Alabama, said giving the students a chance to go into a real classroom setting and present a lesson is an invaluable experience. “It’s like an on-the-job apprentice program that helps reaffirm to them if this is the career they want to follow,” she said.

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A Teacher Makes 2019 Education Predictions — Including Real Personalized Learning, and the Demise of Betsy DeVos

A Teacher Makes 2019 Education Predictions — Including Real Personalized Learning, and the Demise of Betsy DeVos | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Also, he says, "In 2019, more studies will come out concluding that tech is not the way to go to achieve 'personalized learning.' Instead, the pendulum will swing toward personalization through smaller class sizes and additional aides to provide more individualized tutoring."

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With Child Homelessness on the Rise, What Can Schools Do?

With Child Homelessness on the Rise, What Can Schools Do? | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

“It’s a problem that isn’t going away. No community is untouched by this, and teachers are being called to address really complex issues,” says Jennifer Pringle, project director at Advocates for Children of New York.

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Elementary Schools Trading Homework for Reading

Elementary Schools Trading Homework for Reading | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Elementary schools around the country are choosing reading over homework for students, but the change is disconcerting for some parents."

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Innovative assessments can build student skills, not just measure them

Innovative assessments can build student skills, not just measure them | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

The Assessment for Learning Project is trying to create innovative assessments that lead to greater equity and deepen students’ skillsets by virtue of their design.

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Defense against the Dark Arts: The Science of Happiness is free for WEAC members!

Defense against the Dark Arts: The Science of Happiness is free for WEAC members! | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

This unique course focuses on character strengths, positive emotion, resilience, purpose, positive relationships, and creativity. When educators model qualities of compassion, gratitude and mindfulness, and integrate them into lesson plans, we increase students’ joy and engagement while contributing to a healthy classroom environment.

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For Students to Succeed, Social Capital Matter Just as Much as Skills—Here’s Why | EdSurge News

For Students to Succeed, Social Capital Matter Just as Much as Skills—Here’s Why | EdSurge News | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Let’s just debunk a big ol’ myth right now: No one, and I repeat, no one makes it entirely based on their own merit. 

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When kids think a shooter is coming

When kids think a shooter is coming | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
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Study: Head Start improves kids’ lives. But we’re still finding out how.

Study: Head Start improves kids’ lives. But we’re still finding out how. | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Research suggests the national preschool program reduces poverty."

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Time Is an Essential Teacher Resource, So How Can Schools Be More Creative With It?

Time Is an Essential Teacher Resource, So How Can Schools Be More Creative With It? | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Time is one of the most valuable resources educators have, so how can administrators create master schedules that reflect strategic priorities and efficiently use instructional time?"

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Thousands of Copyrighted Works Are Now Freely Available to Teachers

Thousands of Copyrighted Works Are Now Freely Available to Teachers | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"At the beginning of 2019, anything that was originally copyrighted in 1923 passed into the public domain — meaning that anyone can use and reprint it, free of charge and without permission."

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How Harry Potter Has Brought Magic To Classrooms For More Than 20 Years

How Harry Potter Has Brought Magic To Classrooms For More Than 20 Years | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"In the 20 years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was released in the U.S., educators of all levels have used J.K. Rowling's series to bring magic to their own classrooms."

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Oregon High School Students Engineer Skylights to Withstand Hail

Oregon High School Students Engineer Skylights to Withstand Hail | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"For the Oregon (Wisconsin) High School class project, now in its third year, students chose what materials they would use for cushioning in the skylight frames they were given." This Wisconsin State Journal article features WEAC Region 6 member Lindsay Wells.

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What Are Your Edtech Resolutions?

What Are Your Edtech Resolutions? | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Eschoolnews.com asked 22 teachers and administrators throughout the country to share their new year’s goals. Among those responding was WEAC Region 6 member Jenna Rosienski, a teacher at Franklin Middle School in Janesville, who said one of her top goals for 2019 is to help more students learn to use technology.

“My hope is that we can get technology in the hands of students of all ages and abilities across the globe," she said. "Implementing programs like Discovery Education’s Ignite My Future in School can take a student’s education to the next level. As teachers, we need to be preparing our students for the complex problems of today and the future; many solutions will be made by empowering our students to use technology.”

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3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019 | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Of the many emerging technologies NYC Media Lab explores, a few in particular stand out as keys to building the classroom of the future. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds. Mobile AR, VR, and voice technologies are creating more interactive learning experiences. And AI-powered education platforms can help to improve student engagement with global culture and history."

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Kids Are Telling Us: 'We Value Caring Teachers'

Kids Are Telling Us: 'We Value Caring Teachers' | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"The 2018 State of the Kid survey by the Highlights group shows appreciation for teachers is increasing among kids aged 6-12. And tweens are finding their voice."

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