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Part 1…Professional Education Learning Communities … Definition…Process…Common Core

Part 1…Professional Education Learning Communities … Definition…Process…Common Core | On Education | Scoop.it

The first of a two part series on professional education learning communities. It looks at "Connecting and Collaborating...In and Out of the Classroom."
The post begins with a number of definitions of learning communities, how this concept is addressed in the new Common Core, and how learning communities benefit educators (and students).
A ten step approach is also discussed, beginning with "developing awareness" and finishing with "thinking like a living museum...and." For more information click through to the post.


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Doing What Works: Forward in Solution-Focused Change: Wise feedback

Doing What Works: Forward in Solution-Focused Change: Wise feedback | On Education | Scoop.it
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Education jargon: What ‘no excuses’ and other terms really mean

Education jargon: What ‘no excuses’ and other terms really mean | On Education | Scoop.it
Apart from politics, the most contentious public issue today is education. Most people have little knowledge about the realities of education, basing their opinions on personal experience, their worldviews, and what their leaders tell them.
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SAT Scores and Family Income

SAT Scores and Family Income | On Education | Scoop.it
According to data recently released by the College Board, the wealthier a student's family, the higher the SAT score.
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How to improve teaching: New evidence that poor teachers can learn to be good ones.

How to improve teaching: New evidence that poor teachers can learn to be good ones. | On Education | Scoop.it
The conversation about how to improve American education has taken on an increasingly confrontational tone.
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