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David Coleman Will Change the SAT to Align with Common Core

David Coleman Will Change the SAT to Align with Common Core | Education through History | Scoop.it
David Coleman, widely acknowledged as the "architect" of the Common Core standards, was selected last year as CEO of the College Board. He announced recently that the SAT will be redesigned to refl...
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Found in Wisconsin - Digital Library Collections - Black History in Wisconsin

FOUND: Black History in WI! Primary source documents from WI Historical Society http://t.co/aRBN22Qg #blackhistorymonth
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Primary Source Analysis Tool | Teachers - Library of Congress

Primary Source Analysis Tool | Teachers - Library of Congress | Education through History | Scoop.it
Free online tool allows students to record responses to a primary source, and e-mail or print their work. Prompts help students to observe, reflect, question and further investigate the primary source.
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Schools need a timeout on standardized tests

Schools need a timeout on standardized tests | Education through History | Scoop.it
States need the opportunity to implement the Common Core. (RT @tbbrwn: Schools need a timeout on standardized tests http://t.co/4pZEIriQ via @zite THIS.
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The Sound of a Zippo: Remembering How I killed a Zippo

The Sound of a Zippo: Remembering How I killed a Zippo | Education through History | Scoop.it

"It was a sound I hadn't heard for at least a decade, and there it was suddenly out of context bringing back all sorts of strange and odd feelings just as I was setting up my computer preparing to start my class. And appropriately so, the class was Soap, Sex, and Cigarettes: A Cultural History of Advertising. This truly was a cultural moment, for me anyhow.

Here this sound -so familiar, so distinct and so loaded with meaning and memory good and bad starts...flick, flick, flick flick. Where was it coming from?......


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Arrival of Emigrants [i.e. Immigrants], Ellis Island - World Digital Library

Arrival of Emigrants [i.e. Immigrants], Ellis Island - World Digital Library | Education through History | Scoop.it
This film, by Gottfried Wilhelm "Billy" Bitzer of the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, was among the first films of this accomplished cameraman. It is reminiscent of contemporary films of Ellis Island shot by the Edison Manufacturing Company.
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California no longer requiring eighth graders to take Algebra

California no longer requiring eighth graders to take Algebra | Education through History | Scoop.it
California will no longer require eighth-graders to take algebra -- a move that is line with the Common Core standards being adopted by most states, but that may leave students unprepared for college.
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