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Tech Learning : BEING SOCIAL: HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN TRANSFORM YOUR SCHOOL CLASSROOMS

Tech Learning : BEING SOCIAL: HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN TRANSFORM YOUR SCHOOL CLASSROOMS | HowDoYouEdu | Scoop.it
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Jeremiah Johnston's comment, February 7, 2013 8:13 PM
#edadmin why are we the lowest % in terms of using for professional purposes?
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Good behavior in school helps girls get higher grades: study

Good behavior in school helps girls get higher grades: study | HowDoYouEdu | Scoop.it
ATLANTA (Reuters) - American elementary school teachers reward girls with higher grades for behaving better in class than boys and for paying attention, according to a new study that may be the first of...
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Do grades really reflect what the student knows and is able to do? I guess the answer is yes if behavior is what is being assessed :-) Schools need to take a hard look at grading practices ASAP.

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The Power of Collaborative Learning

The Power of Collaborative Learning | HowDoYouEdu | Scoop.it
SchoolThe College Preparatory School
LocationOakland, California
School TypeUrban, private
Target AudienceGrades 9-12






















How Collaborative Learning Le
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This is a great video highlighting the notion of what is possible :-)

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Poll: Students less engaged the longer they stay in school


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If post secondary remains the goal I would say we are working in the wrong direction.

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Bob Farrace's curator insight, January 8, 2013 7:05 PM

A new Gallup survey indicates the longer students remain in school, the less engaged they are. Here’s how the Gallup poll describes the downward spiral: Nearly eight in 10 elementary students who participated are engaged with school. By middle school that falls to about six in 10 students. And by high school, only four in 10 students qualify as engaged.