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Useful Timer Tools for Teachers

Useful Timer Tools for Teachers | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Whether you have problems with your time management in class or you just want to focus students attention on the importance of time while working on tasks, the timers below will be of great help to...
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11 Children's Books That Honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy

11 Children's Books That Honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
And his impact on the civil rights movement.
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Exclusive: Florida Public School Teacher Has A White Nationalist Podcast

Exclusive: Florida Public School Teacher Has A White Nationalist Podcast | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Dayanna Volitich suggests Muslims be eradicated from the earth, believes anti-Semitic conspiracy theories ... and teaches middle school social studies.
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Good theft vs. bad theft

Good theft vs. bad theft | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Whenever somebody asks me to draw a line between inspiration and rip-off, I can’t really do much better but send them this chart from Steal Like An Artist. It’s
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'Sesame Street' Wins $100 Million Grant To Create Programming For Refugee Children

'Sesame Street' Wins $100 Million Grant To Create Programming For Refugee Children | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The MacArthur Foundation grant is the largest of its kind.
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Florida's Teacher Gap Is No Mystery

Florida's Teacher Gap Is No Mystery | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
There is no reason to be surprised that Florida teachers are “fleeing.”
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WATCH: Chinese Gym Teachers & Oregon Students Move and Learn Together

WATCH: Chinese Gym Teachers & Oregon Students Move and Learn Together | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
This article is one in a series at The 74 that profiles the heroes, victories, success stories, and random acts of kindness to be found at schools all across America. Read more of our recent inspiring profiles at The74million.org/series/inspiring. It isn’t uncommon for students at Raleigh Park Elementary School in Oregon to take a break […]
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Jon Hamm: Paying teachers more is 'one of the most obvious things we could do to improve life'

Jon Hamm: Paying teachers more is 'one of the most obvious things we could do to improve life' | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
After working as a teacher, actor Jon Hamm told Wealthsimple that teachers should be paid more.
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80 Percent of Ed Tech Leaders Use Cloud to Boost Efficiency

80 Percent of Ed Tech Leaders Use Cloud to Boost Efficiency | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
K–12 cloud usage runs the gamut from storage to productivity suites.
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Disney’s ‘Magic Bench’ Fixes AR’s Biggest Blind Spot

Disney’s ‘Magic Bench’ Fixes AR’s Biggest Blind Spot | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Forget the clunky headset. All this brain-bending experience asks of you is that you take a seat.
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The best laptop you can buy right now (2017)

The best laptop you can buy right now (2017) | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
It's getting harder to buy a bad laptop, but what separates a good laptop from a great one is how it balances power, efficiency, portability, and comfort
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One in four D.C. public schools have had at least three principals since 2012

One in four D.C. public schools have had at least three principals since 2012 | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Leadership churn can hinder academic achievement, experts say.
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The Ongoing Battle Between Science Teachers And Fake News

The Ongoing Battle Between Science Teachers And Fake News | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
In a world of fake news and junk science, how do science teachers help their students distinguish fact from fiction?
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Why This Mom Won't Let Her Son Accept A Perfect Attendance Award

Why This Mom Won't Let Her Son Accept A Perfect Attendance Award | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
"The messages we are sending to our kids when we reward attendance is wrong for so many reasons."
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Oklahoma School Funding: Blake Shelton's Name Found In Oklahoma Girl's Textbook | FOX23

Oklahoma School Funding: Blake Shelton's Name Found In Oklahoma Girl's Textbook | FOX23 | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
An Oklahoma parent took to Facebook to voice her concerns after she claimed to find that her daughter was using the same school textbook as country music star Blake Shelton.
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Cobb County Proposes Cutting Libraries After Dumb Decision To Build The Braves A Stadium

Cobb County Proposes Cutting Libraries After Dumb Decision To Build The Braves A Stadium | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The people of Cobb County, Ga. have a budget conundrum on their hands, thanks to craven former county chairman Tim Lee’s insistence on spending almost $400 million in public money for a stadium without giving the public a chance to vote on it. Despite a record-high tax digest, the county is $30 to 55 million in the hole after unlocking a $21 million rainy day fund to fill out the 2018 budget. (Tax cuts passed by Lee have also contributed to the shortfall.) The parks budget has already been beset by issues; non-profits have seen their funding dry up. The latest public institution on the chopping block is the library system, only months after Cobb County unveiled a fancy $10 million new library.
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Long-rumored TUSD blacklist revealed; many on it for little reason

Long-rumored TUSD blacklist revealed; many on it for little reason | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The Tucson Unified School District's blacklist appears to have been kept under wraps for two decades.
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Where To Donate To Honor Each Of The 26 Sandy Hook Shooting Victims

Where To Donate To Honor Each Of The 26 Sandy Hook Shooting Victims | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Thursday marks five years since the horrific tragedy in Newtown.
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The College Kids Doing What Twitter Won't | Backchannel

The College Kids Doing What Twitter Won't | Backchannel | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The 20-year-old kids behind RoBhat Labs are unearthing the hidden bots that plague the social media giant—so, why isn't Twitter?
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Mich. Teacher ‘Violently’ Drags Black 6th-Grader Out of His Seat After He Declines to Stand for the Pledge of Allegiance: Report

Mich. Teacher ‘Violently’ Drags Black 6th-Grader Out of His Seat After He Declines to Stand for the Pledge of Allegiance: Report | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Everybody is all about freedom of speech and expression until a black person (hey, Colin Kaepernick; hey, Jemele Hill) decides to exercise his or her right to do so. And in this particular case, a black sixth-grader out of Michigan says he was assaulted by his homeroom teacher all because he was exercising his rights and declined to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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Betsy DeVos's Newest Hire Was a Dean of DeVry, Everyone's Favorite Sham University

Betsy DeVos's Newest Hire Was a Dean of DeVry, Everyone's Favorite Sham University | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
Asked to find someone independent and unbiased, DeVos decided, "Nope."
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SoundCloud Officially Secures $170 Million Investment, Names New CEO

SoundCloud Officially Secures $170 Million Investment, Names New CEO | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
SoundCloud on Friday announced it has reached an agreement on a significant investment from The Raine Group and Temasek.
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Why Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert Say Colleges and Universities Are Broken

They aren't just complaining. They're offering alternatives.
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Tens Of Thousands More Women And Minorities Are Taking Computer Science

Tens Of Thousands More Women And Minorities Are Taking Computer Science | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The Advanced Placement program has scored a win for diversity with the help of Silicon Valley.
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25 Cute And Cool School Supplies To Add To Your Shopping List

25 Cute And Cool School Supplies To Add To Your Shopping List | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
For kindergartners, teens and students in between.
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Florida School District Bans Homework, Says To Read Instead

Florida School District Bans Homework, Says To Read Instead | Ed Tech Chatter | Scoop.it
The decision was based on education research.
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