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Let Girls Lead

Let Girls Lead | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
According to the UN, there are 600 million adolescent girls around the world who live in poverty, are unable to complete school or see a doctor when they need one, and are victims of violence and exploitation.
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How To Combat Student Plagiarism - Edudemic

How To Combat Student Plagiarism - Edudemic | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
It's exam time and students are stressing about turning in papers on time. What's a teacher to do in terms of noticing student plagiarism?
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5 Teacher Secrets for Managing the One-to-One Classroom

5 Teacher Secrets for Managing the One-to-One Classroom | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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Digital Literacy: New Literacy? - Forbes

Digital Literacy: New Literacy? - Forbes | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Access to information, and changing norms around opportunity are altering the landscape of education. Concurrently, the old paradigm of earning a degree to sufficiently signal qualification –in perpetuity– is changing.
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Digi Teen - Digital Citizenship for Teenagers

Digi Teen - Digital Citizenship for Teenagers | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
A digital citizenship project for teenagers from the Flat Classroom project founders.
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Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database
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Comprehensive Assessment

Comprehensive Assessment | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Learn how new types of education assessment that measure the full range of student abilities -- academic, technical, cultural and interpersonal skills -- is a real-world improvement on the artificial measures of paper-and-pencil testing.
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Mayor Jones, Sports Backers announce RVA Streets Alive! - RVANews

Mayor Jones, Sports Backers announce RVA Streets Alive! - RVANews | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
The streets will be alive with the sound of pedestrians and bicycles later this summer, as a new event will clear city streets of cars.
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From @SAISnews - Interview about #PedagogicalMasterPlanning

From @SAISnews - Interview about #PedagogicalMasterPlanning | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Recently, Holly Chesser, Director of Member Engagement at SAIS (Southern Association of Independent Schools), interviewed me about Pedagogical Master Planning. SAIS published the interview in the M...
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Rise in Online Classes Flares Debate About Quality

Rise in Online Classes Flares Debate About Quality | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Though proponents of online education say the course offerings are rich, skeptics say corners are being cut in an effort to save money.
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Scoop.it Partnering With MailChimp For Easier Newsletters

Scoop.it Partnering With MailChimp For Easier Newsletters | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Scoop.It, the site that allows users to make and share their own topical "magazines", is partnering with email marketing site MailChimp to make it easier to deliver newsletters with curated content from their Scoop.It pages."Most businesses and...
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Why I'm A Vegan: A Cardiologist Explains

Why I'm A Vegan: A Cardiologist Explains | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Years ago when I was a resident physician, I read Diet for A New America by John Robbins and chose to practice a vegan diet as the core of my health maintenance program. I want to explain why...
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TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Digital Textbooks--Show Me the Future!

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Digital Textbooks--Show Me the Future! | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
In 2010, digital textbooks accounted for just 1% of the U.S. textbook market. In 2012, it was 5.5 percent. And it's climbing. Victor offers a company-by-company look providing you with some idea of what lies ahead.
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19 Wonderful Vintage School Library Posters

19 Wonderful Vintage School Library Posters | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
These imaginative posters from the 1960s encouraged kids to (gasp!) explore the library.
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Banks Now Offer Free Yoga, Beer to Lure Customers - YogaDork

Banks Now Offer Free Yoga, Beer to Lure Customers - YogaDork | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Erm...meditate on abundance?

If you haven't already acquired yourself a safe and buried it under your potato crops in your self-sufficient farmland community,
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10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
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Online 'Shaming' A New Level Of Cyberbullying For Girls : NPR

Online 'Shaming' A New Level Of Cyberbullying For Girls : NPR | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Many teenagers are living half their lives on social media sites, and they're writing the rules as they go.
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Google In Education: Chromebooks A 'Right Time Technology' For Passaic, New Jersey School District - Forbes

Google In Education: Chromebooks A 'Right Time Technology' For Passaic, New Jersey School District - Forbes | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
I was recently introduced to Joshua Koen and Dr. Lawrence Everett, respectively the interim superintendent and IT director at Passaic Public School District in New Jersey.
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A Compelling Example Of How Technology Can Help Build Communities

A Compelling Example Of How Technology Can Help Build Communities | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
A Compelling Example Of How Technology Can Help Build Communities
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May be useful for problem solving with students.

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Teacher Development Research: Keys to Educator Success

Teacher Development Research: Keys to Educator Success | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
Teacher Development Research Table of Contents:

Introduction
Keys to Educator Success
Evidence-Based Practices and Programs
Avoiding Pitfalls
Annotated Bibliography



Teaching quality has been defi
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What 60 Schools Can Tell Us About Teaching 21st Century Skills: Grant Lichtman at TEDxDenverTeachers

The rate of change in the world demands that we re-imagine and restructure the foundational learning relationship among students, teachers, and knowledge. In...
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Pushing Through The Perils of Teaching Online - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Pushing Through The Perils of Teaching Online - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Learning Leader | Scoop.it
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