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Human Birdwings | Building a semi human powered flying device

Human Birdwings | Building a semi human powered flying device | The Inspired Educator | Scoop.it

This is what I'm talking about!  This is true scientific inquiry in action.  It amazing what human creativity, inovation and perserverance can accomplish.

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Opposing view: Testing isn't teaching - USA TODAY

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USA TODAYOpposing view: Testing isn't teachingUSA TODAYIn their impatience with a teacher evaluation system that needs improvement, proponents of a system based on student test scores ignore this simple moral imperative.
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U.S. Education Reform and National Security

U.S. Education Reform and National Security | The Inspired Educator | Scoop.it
This Independent Task Force report asserts that fixing the nation's underperforming K-12 public schools is critical for strengthening the country's security and increasing its economic competitiveness.
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Safe Schools & Communities

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Resources for preventing school violence and creating safe schools & communities...
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Free Range Learning

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Brilliant animated talk by Sir Ken Robinson about how our current system of education discourages divergent thinking.

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Open Educational Resources,O.E.R

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One stop collection of open educational resources,o.e.r and open courses list...
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Grant to Help Texas School System Become a 'STEM District'

Grant to Help Texas School System Become a 'STEM District' | The Inspired Educator | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning. (An excellent examplle of STEM opportunities growing in our schools.
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ELL Strategies

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This wiki site is a list of ELL strategies.  You will also find sample student work and video examples of the practices.

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Teaching Channel: Videos, Lesson Plans and Other Resources for Teachers

Teaching Channel: Videos, Lesson Plans and Other Resources for Teachers | The Inspired Educator | Scoop.it
Teacher videos, resources and lesson plans. Discover great ideas and strategies to use as a teacher with this collection of videos covering Math, Science, English, History and more.
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