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remind101

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A safe way for teachers to text message students and keep in touch with parents. Does any one use this?

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50 really useful iPad tips and tricks | Appy Hour with Apps to Rock Your EdTech World

50 really useful iPad tips and tricks | Appy Hour with Apps to Rock Your EdTech World | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it

Great tips and tricks for edtech in the classroom

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The Relationship School

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The New American Academy in Brooklyn is an exciting experiment in education reform that centers everything around the teacher-student relationship.
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High School Dropout Crisis is Focus of New Documentary from Ideas in Action ... - MarketWatch (press release)

High School Dropout Crisis is Focus of New Documentary from Ideas in Action ... - MarketWatch (press release) | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
High School Dropout Crisis is Focus of New Documentary from Ideas in Action ...MarketWatch (press release)This special one-hour HD program is presented as part of American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen, a national public media initiative funded by...
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You’ve Been VAM-IFIED! Thoughts (& Graphs) on the NYC Teacher Data

You’ve Been VAM-IFIED! Thoughts (& Graphs) on the NYC Teacher Data | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it

"There’s been much talk this week about the release of the New York City teacher ratings to the media, and subsequent publication of those data by various news outlets. Most of the talk about the ratings has focused on the error rates in the ratings, and reporters from each news outlet have spent a great deal of time hiding behind their supposed ultra-responsibleness of being sure to inform the public that these ratings are not absolute, that they have significant error ranges, etc."

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New Study of Skills-Based Relationship Education Yields Promising Results

New Study of Skills-Based Relationship Education Yields Promising Results | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it

New Study of Skills-Based Relationship Education Yields Promising Results for ...MarketWatch (press release)SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Results of a federally funded, yearlong Relationship and Marriage Education

 

Interesting concept what does everyone else think?

 

 

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Inside the First Amendment: Character education and the First ...

Inside the First Amendment: Character education and the First Amendment · Misc. Mar 232012. Inside the First Amendment: Character education and the First Amendment. Posted: 7:08 pm Thu, March 22, 2012 By Charles C.
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More Than That

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Heather Hanson knew she was taking a risk when she showed a documentary called Children of the Plains to her speech class at Todd County High School. Be sure to watch the video.

 

 

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New mobile devices spur greater news reading - The Guardian

New mobile devices spur greater news reading - The Guardian | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
New mobile devices spur greater news readingThe GuardianWhile it enhances the appeal of traditional news brands, and even boosts the reading of long-form journalism, it also shows that technology companies are strengthening their control.
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Library of Classics MP3 Player – Your Required Reading List in your ...

Library of Classics MP3 Player – Your Required Reading List in your ... | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
I love to read and I can honestly say that my whole family enjoys a good story, but they just don't invest the time it takes to be able to sit down and enjoy a good novel, its a shame, because there are so many tales worthy of the ...
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March into Literacy with Infographics

March into Literacy with Infographics | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it

You may have noticed the recent rapid development of a concept known as ‘infographics’, a term used for the visual presentation of data and statistics, and short for ‘information

 

How have you used infographics in class?

 

 

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Ides of March: History and significance of March 15

Ides of March: History and significance of March 15 | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
"Beware the Ides of March." In his play "Julius Caesar," Shakespeare immortalized the warning that, according to the Greek historian Plutarch, was given to ancient dictator Julius Caesar by a clairvoyant.
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Are we teaching our kids the proper skills for the 21st Century

Are we teaching our kids the proper skills for the 21st Century? #edchat #edtech #elemchat #ntchat #ozserie http://t.co/8akgRlCk
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Are we teaching our kids the proper skills for the 21st Century? #edchat #edtech #elemchat #ntchat #ozserie http://t.co/8akgRlCk (Are we teaching our kids the proper skills for the 21st Century?

 

I'd have to say no, we are still stuck in the Dewey model for education and not embracing the technology and skills needed in the modern world.  We should be teaching toward the future instead of teaching from the past.

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Why Don’t We Make Learning A Computer Language A Requirement In High School?

Why Don’t We Make Learning A Computer Language A Requirement In High School? | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it

Great question, why isn't computer literacy a standard for the modern world.  Its quite frustrating when a high school student doesn't know how to double space and essay.  This is something that is being ignored because of funding and resources.

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BYOT to school is going to happen – K12 is bracing for impact

BYOT to school is going to happen – K12 is bracing for impact | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it

In next few years we are going to see more schools embrace BYOT, and I can't wait.  However I am concerned about how some students will be at a disadvantage if they can't afford to keep current with technology.

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8 Ways Teachers and Students Can Use Google+

8 Ways Teachers and Students Can Use Google+ | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
8 Ways Teachers & Students Can Use Google+ http://t.co/VK7R5RQp #mlearning #edtech...
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Ensuring education for Syrian refugee children « World Education ...

Ensuring education for Syrian refugee children « World Education ... | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
The continuing conflict in Syria is taking a heavy toll on education, as thousands of Syrian families take their children out of school and flee across the border to seek refuge. Recognizing their needs, the United Nations and its ...
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Daily Kos: The Tragedy of Education Transformation: Leadership without Expertise

Daily Kos: The Tragedy of Education Transformation: Leadership without Expertise | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it

South Carolina's Superintendent of Education Mick Zais makes several claims in The State (March 25, 2012) that build on one central argument: "The most important information about teachers isn’t the degrees they have or their years of seniority. Their effectiveness in the classroom matters much, much more."

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How to Deal with Bullying in High School | Ways and How

How to Deal with Bullying in High School | Ways and How | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
Together with the advancement of technology goes cyberbullying. The life of typical teenagers in high school nowadays is not complete without gadgetry. Abuses are no longer limited through words and actions.
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Making reading fun and meaningful for kids of all ages - Chicago Daily Herald

Making reading fun and meaningful for kids of all ages - Chicago Daily Herald | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
Making reading fun and meaningful for kids of all agesChicago Daily HeraldBy Kiran Ansari Most teachers have students log in at least 20 minutes of reading each night. While it comes naturally to some, it is a chore for others.
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Mineola Students Show Off iPad Classroom Impact

Mineola Students Show Off iPad Classroom Impact | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it

Schools need to start to embrace the use of iPads they are engaging and powerful tools of education.

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Middle School students on the cutting edge - Jefferson Post

Middle School students on the cutting edge - Jefferson Post | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
Middle School students on the cutting edgeJefferson PostMore than 800 sixth, seventh, and eigth graders packed the Ashe County Middle School gymnasium for a hands-on introduction to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) on Tuesday...
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Resources | Teaching With and About Technology

Resources | Teaching With and About Technology | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
A collection of resources to help teachers and students think through questions about how technology is changing the classroom and the world.
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Ides of March Marked Murder of Julius Caesar

Ides of March Marked Murder of Julius Caesar | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
Since the time of ancient Rome, people haven't given much thought to the Calends of April or the Nones of May. But the Ides of March still resonates today as a day of infamy, due to the murder of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Almost Everything You Need to Know About Wikispaces

Free Technology for Teachers: Almost Everything You Need to Know About Wikispaces | This Michigan Teacher | Scoop.it
RT “@rmbyrne: Almost Everything You Want to Know About Wikispaces http://t.co/e9sq55ix”; #edtech...
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