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Moodlerooms CEO: Blackboard acquisition will expand open-source movement | eSchool News

Moodlerooms CEO: Blackboard acquisition will expand open-source movement | eSchool News | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
Lou Pugliese, CEO of Moodlerooms, said Blackboard’s purchase of his company and another firm that hosts and supports the popular open-source learning management system (LMS) Moodle should be welcome news to educators who support the open-source...
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Can parents have kids opt out of FCAT? - Schools - MiamiHerald.com

Can parents have kids opt out of FCAT? - Schools - MiamiHerald.com | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
A coalition of teachers is urging parents across the country to opt their children out of standardized tests.
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Pink-hair suspension overruled by Delaware school district

Pink-hair suspension overruled by Delaware school district | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
School officials who had suspended a 12-year-old student for having pink hair reversed themselves Tuesday.
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'It's 100 Percent Beef': Company on Defensive as It Closes Plants

'It's 100 Percent Beef': Company on Defensive as It Closes Plants | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
After two weeks of no comments, Beef Products Inc., the maker of “lean, finely textured beef,” a product now known by the critics’ term for it, “pink slime,” came out swinging today during a news conference to announce the temporary closing of...
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Schools Drop ‘Pink Slime’ Beef Filler Like a Hot Potato

Schools Drop ‘Pink Slime’ Beef Filler Like a Hot Potato | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
News of the ammonia-treated additive, formally called lean finely textured beef, set off a reaction by schools and an announcement by the Agriculture Department.
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How Tech Will Transform the Traditional Classroom

How Tech Will Transform the Traditional Classroom | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
Tech allows students to learn in new and engaging ways, but many educators are struggling to incorporate digital into traditional classrooms.
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The Year in Education: Seven Innovations Changing the Way the World Learns - Education - GOOD

The Year in Education: Seven Innovations Changing the Way the World Learns - Education - GOOD | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
From gaming to teacher leadership, 2011 brought plenty of classroom innovation that promises to make us smarter.
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Sir Ken Robinson: ‘My dream school’

Sir Ken Robinson: ‘My dream school’ | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson reveals what his dream school would be like. In this rare interview with Sir Ken Robinson. Students at a Californian middle school ask him to use his imagination to describe the s...
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Education Department’s own Etch-a-Sketch

Education Department’s own Etch-a-Sketch | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
Education Secretary Arne Duncan seems to have changed his tune about the release in New York City of teacher “value-added” scores. Why did he do it?
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101 Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers You Should Know About

101 Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers You Should Know About | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
The 101 best web 2.0 tools for teachers based on functionality, application, ease of use and compatibility with educational technology.
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Schools Cheating Investigation: Atlanta Journal Constitution Flags Improbable Test Scores In Analysis

Schools Cheating Investigation: Atlanta Journal Constitution Flags Improbable Test Scores In Analysis | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
ATLANTA — Hundreds of school systems nationwide exhibit suspicious test scores that point to the possibility of cheating, according to an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The analysis doesn't prove cheating.
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A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning | Edutopia

A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning | Edutopia | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
Discover the tools and techniques today's teachers and classrooms are using to prepare students for tomorrow -- and how you can get involved.
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How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education

How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
As connection speeds increase and the ubiquity of the Internet pervades, digital content reigns. And in this era, free education has never been so accessible. The Web gives lifelong ...
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What eLearning Should Learn From Games | Upside Learning Blog

What eLearning Should Learn From Games | Upside Learning Blog | Educator Musing News Clips | Scoop.it
Games and eLearning. Learning from Games. Understand what can eLearning Learn from Games.
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