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Schools Abandon the Classroom Entirely

Schools Abandon the Classroom Entirely | What's New in Education | Scoop.it
A New School System in Sweden Tries a Bold Alternative Learning Model, Eliminating All of Its Classrooms in Favor of an Environment That Fosters Children's...
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Are Teachers Being Forced to Use Technology in Their Classrooms?

Are Teachers Being Forced to Use Technology in Their Classrooms? | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

How Misunderstanding Digital Learning is Leading to Schools That Use Technology for Technology’s Sake. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/digital-learning/

 

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High School Students Are Better Than They’ve Ever Been

High School Students Are Better Than They’ve Ever Been | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

Congratulations America! We’ve Created a Generation of Students Who Are Better at Math, and Who Take School More Seriously. So Why Are Things Still Such a Mess? http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/condition-of-education/

 

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How Did Teachers Go From Heroes to Public Enemies Almost Overnight?

How Did Teachers Go From Heroes to Public Enemies Almost Overnight? | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

Teachers as enemies? This is all new to me. If anything, prior to the recession, teachers almost seemed to get a pass, like fire fighters or cops, all seen as self-sacrificing public servants. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-trust/

 

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Goodbye to the 8 to 3 School Day?

Goodbye to the 8 to 3 School Day? | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

How the Common Core Standards Are About to Transform Day-to-Day Life in Your School. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/comomon-core-class-schedule/

 

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3 Ways That Schools Will Soon Be Unrecognizable

3 Ways That Schools Will Soon Be Unrecognizable | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

Below are the top 3 ways that schools could very well become unrecognizable because of the Common Core. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-change/

 

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Doodling Makes You Smarter

Doodling Makes You Smarter | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

How Doodling Makes Your Brain Work Better, and What This Means for Your Students. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-doodling/

 

 

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The End of Pre-Reading for ELA?

The End of Pre-Reading for ELA? | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

Could the Common Core Standards Prohibit Teachers from Using Activities to Prepare Their Students for a Text? http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-prereading/

 

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How to Create a Great Lesson Plan

How to Create a Great Lesson Plan | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

Knowing how to create a lesson plan is a key part of ensuring the goals are met despite the unpredictable behavior of students. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-pre-k/

 

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Enhancing Learning through Enrichment Components

Enhancing Learning through Enrichment Components | What's New in Education | Scoop.it
In 13 years, the Blue Ribbon Mentoring Program has achieved a 95% graduation rate and 100% college attendance rate with hundreds of students, all of whom are low income, at risk, and of color.
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I’m More Than a Teacher. I’m a Mentor.

I’m More Than a Teacher. I’m a Mentor. | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

Does College and Career Readiness Simply Mean That Our Students Possess Knowledge—That They Can Analyze a Text, or Understand an Algorithm—or Is There More to It Than That? http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-mentor/

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Is the Government About to Force Schools to Teach Global Warming?

Is the Government About to Force Schools to Teach Global Warming? | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

People have always been wound too tightly over science curriculum. The education our children receive extends beyond what appears in a textbook—there’s a lot of social learning going on as well. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-science-standards2/

 

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How Much Blame Should Teachers Take for Bullying?

How Much Blame Should Teachers Take for Bullying? | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

Just Because You Didn’t Invent the Wedgie, Doesn’t Mean Your Hands Are Clean. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-bullying/

 

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The Mixed Age Classroom is Coming

The Mixed Age Classroom is Coming | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

That’s right. This has been a long time coming, too. The Common Core Standards are about to make the mixed age/grade classroom a reality. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-transformation/

 

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Rise of the Machines: Are Teachers’ Jobs in Jeopardy?

Rise of the Machines: Are Teachers’ Jobs in Jeopardy? | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

Forget the recession. Some Are Saying That The iPhone Could Have Teachers in a Breadline Before the Decade Is Out. Here’s Why They’re Wrong. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-iphone/

 

 

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How Smart People Are Hurting Schools

How Smart People Are Hurting Schools | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

 

 Smart Is Nice, But Education Really Needs Bold People, Crazy People, People Who Don’t Belong in Decent, Polite Society. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-bold/

 

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Think Big, Focus Small, Demand More

Think Big, Focus Small, Demand More | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

How do we as teachers truly measure student achievement? By thinking big but focusing on the small. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-ela/

 

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Top 3 Reasons for Cutting Literature in Schools

Top 3 Reasons for Cutting Literature in Schools | What's New in Education | Scoop.it

A Shift in Focus from the ELA Common Core Standards is Prompting Teachers to Put Aside Traditional Literature in Favor of More Informational Texts. And That’s a Good Thing. http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360/blog/common-core-standards-ela/

 

 

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