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Many benefits to year-round schooling - Langley Times

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Many benefits to year-round schooling Langley Times Despite Langley superintendent of schools Suzanne Hoffman's cogent defence of year-round schooling, it seems that some vocal parents refuse to even consider a far superior calendar format for...

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Chris Brumbaugh's curator insight, February 22, 2013 8:37 AM

A great benefit to a year round school is that students who may be struggling have an opportunity to take additional classes over break.  The students may have intersession classes where they attend a week long class for a half day.

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School Board: Schedule boosting test scores at year-round Sumner ...

School Board: Schedule boosting test scores at year-round Sumner ... | KatieW Project Research | Scoop.it
During a meeting Monday afternoon, the Austin Public Schools board heard an update from Sumner Elementary Principal Sheila Berger, who highlighted the year-round schedule, or 45/15 calendar, as a component of rising ...

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What Do Emotions Have to Do with Learning?

What Do Emotions Have to Do with Learning? | KatieW Project Research | Scoop.it

The importance of understanding the role of emotion on learning


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Using Technology to Enhance RtI Implementation

Using Technology to Enhance RtI Implementation | KatieW Project Research | Scoop.it

RTINetwork.org guides educators and families in the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) as a means to improve educational outcomes for all students.


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50 Ways Schools Can Use Google+ Hangouts | Edudemic

50 Ways Schools Can Use Google+ Hangouts | Edudemic | KatieW Project Research | Scoop.it

At its core, Google+ Hangouts is simply a souped-up version of video chat. But when it comes to education, it’s so much more than that. It becomes a vehicle for learning, sharing, collaboration, and ideas.

 

Whether you’re an educator discussing learning practices, or a first-grade classroom speaking with an astronaut, Hangouts have seemingly endless possibilities. These are Edudemic's 50 favorite ways for schools to use Google Plus Hangouts.


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2013 is the time for year-round school - The Detroit News

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2013 is the time for year-round school
The Detroit News
As a society we long for the quick fix — the silver bullet — to solve problems.

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Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) | Classroom Strategies | AdLit.org

AdLit.org offers resources (articles, research, teaching strategies, book recommendations) for parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.

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What Really Matters in Response to Intervention

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Literacy researcher and best-selling author Dick Allington offers clear recommendations and a teacher-friendly framework to guide classroom teachers in designing response to intervention programs.


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How we're using sport and journalism to change students' attitudes to reading

How we're using sport and journalism to change students' attitudes to reading | KatieW Project Research | Scoop.it
Principal Claire Smith has harnessed the power of football, speedway racing and journalism to improve literacy in her school...

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Evernote for Educators - LiveBinder

Guide to using Evernote in the classroom...

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Olga Evstifeeva's comment, September 4, 2012 5:09 PM
Thanks