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No Education Reform Without Tackling Poverty, Experts Say | NEA Today

No Education Reform Without Tackling Poverty, Experts Say | NEA Today | Exploring Education | Scoop.it

By Robert McNeely If many so-called education reformers really want to close the student achievement gap, they should direct their fire away from public (Education is the ideal space for Dems to talk abt #poverty.)...


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Three Trends That Define the Future of Teaching and Learning

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This week, we feature the most popular posts of the year on MindShift.


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RealSchool Blog: Occupy Standardized Testing!

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The Environmental Impact Of The Back To School Period

"Back to school" is a major opportunity for retailers and fast-moving goods companies--the second most important after Christmas.
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Making Use of QR Codes in Education » Online Universities

Making Use of QR Codes in Education » Online Universities | Exploring Education | Scoop.it
These funny looking checkerboards are cropping up everywhere – at zoos and in museums, in books, on airline tickets and driver’s licenses, on product packaging and store displays, online, and even in classrooms … (Making Use of QR Codes in Education...
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Design your digital classroom

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Susan Oxnevad: how to use technology as a tool for learning to support all learners in the 24/7 classroom".
Shona Whyte: reallybrich interactive resource with slides and links to resources on topics such as the flipped classroom, digital research, wikis, and digital differentiation. It's not specific to language teaching, and there's probably too much for one person to take in: a nice place to start for a course in digital literacy, teaching with technology, or technology in continuing professional development.

 


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Differentiated Instruction in South Carolina

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LocationForest Lake Elementary School, Columbia, S.C.
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Teaching with Tablets: An Infographic | Eductechalogy

Teaching with Tablets: An Infographic | Eductechalogy | Exploring Education | Scoop.it
RT @nancyrubin: Teaching with Tablets: An Infographic http://t.co/rzmcW5fH via @AmmarMerhbi...
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Differentiating with Learning Menus

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Get a look at one way to teach using differentiating instruction. Here Ms. Vagenas uses a learning menu to help middle schoolers learn about social studies. This differentiating instruction idea can be used to teach a variety of topics and subjects.
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Are the new national academic standards rotten to the (Common) Core? » Comment Page 2 | Get Schooled

Are the new national academic standards rotten to the (Common) Core? » Comment Page 2 | Get Schooled | Exploring Education | Scoop.it
Are the new national academic standards rotten to the (Common) Core?
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MOFET JTEC - Israeli Teachers Team Up to Tackle Technology Using New World ORT Website

MOFET JTEC - Israeli Teachers Team Up to Tackle Technology Using New World ORT Website | Exploring Education | Scoop.it
As Israelis swelter through the summer vacation, a small band of devoted educationalists is putting the finishing touches to a new website that will h...
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Replacing The Classroom-As-Factory With Collaborative Learning ...

I grew up going to Jewish Day schools. My day was essentially the same as every other high school student in America. Though we had the added rigor of a double curriculum--religious instruction in the morning and secular studies in the ...


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Is Sweden's Classroom-Free School the Future of Learning?

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Is Sweden's Classroom-Free School the Future of Learning?


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Even in Philly, high school students learn farming - San Francisco Chronicle

Even in Philly, high school students learn farming - San Francisco Chronicle | Exploring Education | Scoop.it

Even in Philly, high school students learn farmingSan Francisco ChronicleAnd though it is certainly still firmly grounded in those, a recent focus has been on boosting academics, on inquiry-based learning that opens the door to a wider range of...


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Sweden’s Newest School System Has No Classrooms

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There's a whole new classroom model and it's a sight to behold. The newest school system in Sweden look more like the hallways of Google or Pixar and less like a brick-and-mortar school you'd typically see.
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A Conversation About Big Shifts | Democratizing Knowledge

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It's not enough for schools to ask students to remember, analyze, and discuss, we must make them take action with knowledge. At the 2012 NAIS conference, Pat mentioned Project-based Learning (or Inquiry-based learning ...

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The Social Media Revolution: What Does It Mean for Our Children? - Jewish Action

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Shift to the Future: School leads Back to the Future

Shift to the Future: School leads Back to the Future | Exploring Education | Scoop.it
@bkuhn -excellent post! I am excited about our flexible timetable and impact on inquiry-based learning.

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It's Time to Re-Think the U.S. Education System

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Today's kids know they aren't getting what they need at school.
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Rural Students Reap Academic Gains from Community Service

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AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: Students Experience Greater Learning for the Greater Good Produced by Lisa Morehouse; photography by Klaus Larsen From the communities of Fowler and nea...
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What Will The Ed Tech Revolution Look Like?

During the past 40 years, accounting for inflation, we have nearly tripled the amount of money we spend per student in public K-12 education. It was roughly $4,000 in 1971, and last year amounted to $11,000 per student.
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Singapore schools 'cut the cramming'

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Singapore's schools have been been hailed as an international success - but they want to move towards a more creative style of learning.
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Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education

Like reading, writing, and arithmetic, web literacy is both content and activity. You don’t just learn “about” reading: you learn to read. You don’t just learn “about” arithmetic: you learn to count and calculate.
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You Might Already Be Rich In The Newest Alternative Currency: Social

In 1991, Paul Glover created an alternative paper currency to trade goods and services within the Ithaca, New York, community.
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