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25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner

25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
25 Critical Thinking Strategies For The Modern Learner
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How to Gain Parent Buy-In for Classroom Technology Integration

How to Gain Parent Buy-In for Classroom Technology Integration | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
Getting parents on board for technology integration can be a challenge, says teacher Jennifer Carey. Here are some strategies she's used to gain parent buy-in.
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Students' online access hinges on grades, conduct, Tri-Creek schools officials say : Lowell News

Students' online access hinges on grades, conduct, Tri-Creek schools officials say : Lowell News | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
LOWELL | Greater access to cyberspace and all it offers is a privilege, not a right, Lowell High School students will learn this week.
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Inscribed upon my wrist: Emphasizing effort to empower learning

Inscribed upon my wrist: Emphasizing effort to empower learning | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it

Kevin Washburn writes about how emphasizing effort in the classroom helps kids achieve goals.

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How MIT Approaches Innovation In Education Technology - Edudemic

How MIT Approaches Innovation In Education Technology - Edudemic | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
How does MIT approach innovation in education technology? The school has a set of groups that you should know about.
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Off the Clock: Giving Students More Time to Demonstrate Learning

Off the Clock: Giving Students More Time to Demonstrate Learning | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
Why should students have to fail before they are given the basic accommodation of extra time?, asks one teacher.
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HechingerEd Blog | Are new online standardized tests revolutionary? Decide for yourself.

HechingerEd Blog | Are new online standardized tests revolutionary? Decide for yourself. | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it

Will the emergence of high-tech standardized tests revolutionize how we measure whether children are learning? Make sure to check out the links of sample questions. 

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

Part 1…Professional Education Learning Communities … Definition…Process…Common Core | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
Welcome to a  two part post  dedicated to facilitating  21st century skills through the development of professional learning communities for educators and students.  In Part One you get… an i...
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The Exhaustion of the American Teacher

The Exhaustion of the American Teacher | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
With the 2012-2013 American school year still in its infancy, it's worthwhile to note that the people doing the actual educating are down in the dumps. Many feel more beaten down this year than last.
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How Important is Grit in Student Achievement?

How Important is Grit in Student Achievement? | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
When it comes to high achievement, grit may be as essential as intelligence.
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How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory

How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
By Suzie Boss The following suggestions for turning K-12 classrooms into innovation spaces come from Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to Th
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De-grade your classroom with narrative feedback

De-grade your classroom with narrative feedback | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
Years ago, I stopped grading my students. This is shocking to most educators who wonder how assessment can be done without numbers and letters. The answer
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26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System

26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
It puts the rest of the world to shame....
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Year-round school: Can Raleigh teach Charlotte?

Year-round school: Can Raleigh teach Charlotte? | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
CMS Superintendent Heath Morrison says he likes the idea of spreading out school breaks, especially for the students most likely to lose academic ground during summer vacation.
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How Are Districts Covering the Tech. Costs of Common Core?

How Are Districts Covering the Tech. Costs of Common Core? | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it

Online testing is coming, so how do school districts find the money to fund these mandated assessments.

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20/20 technology vision | SmartBlogs

20/20 technology vision | SmartBlogs | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
I always tell my students not do to what I'm about to write, but it serves an important purpose in this piece.
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Big Change in Gifted and Talented Testing

Big Change in Gifted and Talented Testing | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
A new test for admission into New York City's gifted and talented program will account for the bulk of a student's score, upending a testing regime that a growing number of children had appeared to master.
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Should We Connect School Life to Real Life?

Should We Connect School Life to Real Life? | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Will Richardson's new TED Book Why School:  How Education Must Change When Learning and Information Are Everywhere.
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5 Tech-Friendly Lessons to Encourage Higher-Order Thinking -- THE Journal

5 Tech-Friendly Lessons to Encourage Higher-Order Thinking -- THE Journal | The Great Education Debate | Scoop.it
Mobile apps and Web 2.0 tools can facilitate implementation of activities requiring students to use skills at the top three levels of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy--analyzing, evaluating, and creating.
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