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Network Leadership: A Few Ingredients in the Secret Sauce

Network Leadership: A Few Ingredients in the Secret Sauce | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Guest post from Kathy Reich For a while I’ve been puzzling over what makes a good network leader.

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Massachusetts-Based Brooke Charter Schools Receives $1.5 Million to Close the Achievement Gap

Massachusetts-Based Brooke Charter Schools Receives $1.5 Million to Close the Achievement Gap | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it

In 2002, Brooke Charter Schools opened its doors to 88 fifth graders in Roslindale.

 

 “We’ve been really impressed with their focus on teacher quality. They know that having a strong teacher in the classroom is going to have a strong effect on the students.”

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Khan Academy, TED-Ed and the new leaders in education reform

Khan Academy, TED-Ed and the new leaders in education reform | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Sal Khan is a disembodied voice on the Internet, but his teaching method has become so effective that he may be the future of American education. Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Khan and to educators who u...
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The Pedagogy of Play and the Role of Technology in Learning - PBS MediaShift

The Pedagogy of Play and the Role of Technology in Learning - PBS MediaShift | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
The Pedagogy of Play and the Role of Technology in LearningPBS MediaShiftThe value of this approach extends beyond the classroom because students begin to develop a self-reliance that enjoys independent experimentation and exploration.

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In Washington area, African American students suspended and expelled two to five times as often as whites

In Washington area, African American students suspended and expelled two to five times as often as whites | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Data suggest African American students are two to five times more likely to get suspended or expelled as their white peers and that the gap exists across the region's urban, suburban and rural school districts...
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Department of Education Awards $200 Million to Seven States to Advance K-12 Reform | U.S. Department of Education

Department of Education Awards $200 Million to Seven States to Advance K-12 Reform http://t.co/bBy4zoru...
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Three ways States Can Support Instruction and Common Core ...

No matter where you live, chances are it's a Common Core state. In total, 45 states and the District of Columbia have adopted the Common Core State Standards and are developing plans to implement those standards over ...

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More time at school 'boosts IQ'

More time at school 'boosts IQ' | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Spending more time at school may increase intelligence, according to a study of Norwegian men.
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UVa-designed game teaches local kids about planning, urban development

UVa-designed game teaches local kids about planning, urban development | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Using their own neighborhoods as a model, the students presented their vision for improving the health and quality of life in the school district through planning and design to city councilors.

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In a PLC, Leadership is Not Lonely! | AllThingsPLC

In a PLC, Leadership is Not Lonely! | AllThingsPLC | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Find the latest research, articles, tools and other education resources for building a PLC � professional learning community. Collaborate with teachers and administrators on our frequently updated blog, written by PLC and education professionals.

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Afterschool Outcomes in the News - Dec 1-9, 2011

A number of news articles this past week featured the beneficial outcomes of afterschool programs, from high school graduation and college readiness to math and leadership skills.
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What is Thought Leadership and Why Do you Need It? | B2B Marketing Insider

What is Thought Leadership and Why Do you Need It? | B2B Marketing Insider | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
These were some of the questions asked recently at the #profschat back on September 16th by @MProfsEvents and the good folks @MarketingProfs. During the (What is thought leadership and why do you need it?
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Race to the Top: $200 Million Up for Grabs in ... - Education News

Race to the Top: $200 Million Up for Grabs in ... - Education News | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Nine states including California and Illinois will vie for a cut of the $200 million in funding for K-12 and STEM education improvements.
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Iowa Looks Abroad For Lessons On Education Reform

Iowa Looks Abroad For Lessons On Education Reform | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Iowa has surprisingly global ambitions to improve its education system.
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The Flipped Classroom: A Pedagogy for Differentiating Instruction and Teaching Essential Skills

The Flipped Classroom: A Pedagogy for Differentiating Instruction and Teaching Essential Skills | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
What might a successful flipped classroom look like? Read more to find out how the flipped classroom can benefit both students and teachers.

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Khan Academy: The future of education?

Khan Academy: The future of education? | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
With the backing of Gates and Google, Khan Academy and its free online educational videos are moving into the classroom and across the world. Their goal: to revolutionize how we teach and learn. Sanjay Gupta reports.
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What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.
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New From Wallace: Summer Learning; Tweens After School

New From Wallace: Summer Learning; Tweens After School | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
RT @WallaceFdn: Summer learning and state policy. Tweens and #afterschool.
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Group kids by ability and subject not age, says gifted-education professor

Group kids by ability and subject not age, says gifted-education professor | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Schoolchildren should be classed by intellectual ability in subject groupings rather than lumped together according to age, says Miraca Gross, the University of New South Wales' Professor of Gifted Education…...

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How Do We Prepare Our Children for What’s Next? | MindShift

How Do We Prepare Our Children for What’s Next? | MindShift | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it

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Education News » Deregulating Education

Education News » Deregulating Education | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Lindamood-Bell's upcoming winter and spring events · Submit: Articles, Commentary or Press Releases · Education News EducationNews Since 1997 – Jimmy Kilpatrick, Editor and Chief. Subscribe - EducationNews Daily ...
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Friday churn: Data report card - Education News Colorado

Friday churn: Data report card - Education News Colorado | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Friday churn: Data report cardEducation News ColoradoThe Data Quality Campaign issued its seventh annual analysis Thursday, and the bottom line is states are doing a better job at gathering education data but the information is not yet making a...

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Kids Are Heroes | Learning, Teaching & Leading Today

Kids Are Heroes | Learning, Teaching & Leading Today | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
"Promotional video for this non-profit that features children giveing (sic) back."   "Kids Are Heroes is a non-profit that empowers, encourages and inspires children to become leaders through volunteerism and community involvement.

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Music education key for childhood development - KENS 5 TV

Music education key for childhood development - KENS 5 TV | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
Music education key for childhood developmentKENS 5 TVGrowing up many of us played musical instruments in school but did you know that nearly half of the us population has never had any musical education.
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Does Talent Really Trump Hard Work?

Does Talent Really Trump Hard Work? | Out of School Time News | Scoop.it
The authors of a recent New York Times opinion piece want to rain on the parade of anyone who thought they might be able to succeed by working really hard.

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Teacher Leaders

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Inaugural class of the Aspen Teacher Leaders Fellows rolled out today. Great group of teachers and people working to empower teachers.  You can read more about them and the program via the link above.
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