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The Guardian on Facebook | Facebook

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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7 Great Tools for Kids to Make Music Online

7 Great Tools for Kids to Make Music Online | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
7 great websites for children of all ages and abilities to explore, discover and make music online.
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Shut up and read or get up and leave | The Minstrel

Shut up and read or get up and leave | The Minstrel | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
RT @TheMinstrelDSU: Hate how loud other people are in the library? You're not alone; here are some students who spoke out.
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15 Things We Now Know About Diversity in Education - Online Colleges

15 Things We Now Know About Diversity in Education - Online Colleges | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
There's an ongoing conversation about where we should take policies in the future, but right now, here's what studies show about diversity in our schools (RT @GoldenHeart85: 15 Things We Now Know About Diversity in Education :
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Schools dubbed 'exam factories'

Schools dubbed 'exam factories' | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Business leaders say some UK schools have become "exam factories" and are calling for children to be given a broader education.
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Future Learning Short Documentary

Watch this! It is fascinating (and a bit terrifying for teachers!)

 

Students are the future, but what's the future for students? To arm them with the relevant, timeless skills for our rapidly changing world, we need to revolu...

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Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent education

http://www.ted.com Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering c...
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Long-term Care Foodservice Professionals Talk About Changes in Industry | FoodService Director

Long-term Care Foodservice Professionals Talk About Changes in Industry | FoodService Director | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Where noncommercial foodservice operators get their ideas, recipes, news and research (The full transcript of our LTC Roundtable is now online!
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Technology opens up new worlds for children with autism

Technology opens up new worlds for children with autism | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Devices such as iPads and interactive whiteboards allow parents and educators to better assess what the children want and need (Technology opens up new worlds for children with autism http://t.co/GuIiIrUI...)...
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Local Governments Have Cut 130,000 Teaching Jobs in the Last Year

Local Governments Have Cut 130,000 Teaching Jobs in the Last Year | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Local Governments Have Cut 130,000 Teaching Jobs in the Last Year | AlterNet http://t.co/X3jE1x8e...
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elearn Magazine: The Classroom in the Palm of Your Hand | E-Learning and Online Teaching

elearn Magazine: The Classroom in the Palm of Your Hand | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
The alarm on my phone signals the start of my day. Without wiping the sleep from my eyes, I begin my morning rituals: check Facebook, email, and half a dozen news sites—all without leaving my b...
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The iPad and Parental Engagement in Education

The iPad and Parental Engagement in Education | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Parents have a very different perspective. Whilst educators wax lyrical about the potential of the iPad  for learning, there are concerns from parents about its impact on their child. Or so we thou...
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How vandalism can turn pupils onto poetry

How vandalism can turn pupils onto poetry | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it

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Students march over lack of jobs

Students march over lack of jobs | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Thousands of demonstrators are expected to gather in London on Wednesday in the first high-profile student protest since 2010.
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Poorer students hamstrung by rising living costs, according to NUS report

Poorer students hamstrung by rising living costs, according to NUS report | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Union urges more financial support for students at university instead of fee waivers, which only apply when they start work (http://t.co/CsxPPqpo... http://t.co/HmT1TMFy...)...
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Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Language-learning and some good ol' fashioned games. See the top 5 apps for kids this week. (Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week: Language-learning and some good ol' fashioned games.
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Kids 'hide talents from bullies'

Kids 'hide talents from bullies' | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Research suggests children are hiding their talents and skills in school for fear of being bullied.
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How can universities improve access without lowering standards?

How can universities improve access without lowering standards? | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
The University of Cambridge is saying no to 'social engineering' for fear it will reduce standards. Does it?
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7 Ways to Make Teaching Life Easier

7 Ways to Make Teaching Life Easier | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
7 Ways to Make Teaching Life Easier http://t.co/pkEnf2Dq -I how all of these suggestions include the use of post-it's #education...
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Which is Better – Online or Live Tutoring?

Which is Better – Online or Live Tutoring? | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Online tutoring is relatively new, and many people fear new things. I have tutored several students online for Scorebusters, and I am also tutoring online for The E Tutor, a wonderful new company. ...
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You Actually Can Learn While You Sleep

You Actually Can Learn While You Sleep | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Well, sort of. Here's how. (Finally a case for sleeping....good night!!
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Top 3 Ways to Interact with Students Outside the Classroom

Top 3 Ways to Interact with Students Outside the Classroom | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
This isn’t a revolution? Educators have been interacting with students outside the classroom for many years. Summer school/camp, email and the Internet have allowed education to be guided awa...
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7 Surefire Tips to Find a Teaching Job | TeachHUB

7 Surefire Tips to Find a Teaching Job | TeachHUB | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
The following tips and tricks are designed to take some of the headache out of your search, by giving you some guidelines on steps you can take to land your ideal teaching opportunity.
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Do Students Cheat More in Online Classes? - Distance Education.org

Do Students Cheat More in Online Classes? - Distance Education.org | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
Do Students Cheat More in Online Classes?
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Pupils to study maths up to 18 to address numeracy crisis - Telegraph

Pupils to study maths up to 18 to address numeracy crisis - Telegraph | Tip Top Teaching | Scoop.it
All pupils will be expected to study mathematics up to the age of 18 under Government plans to boost standards of numeracy, it emerged today. (Why can't editors tell the diff between numeracy and maths?
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