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» Prénoms et mention, édition 2020 = Names and exam results in France 2020

» Prénoms et mention, édition 2020 = Names and exam results in France 2020 | Name News | Scoop.it
Les résultats nominatifs au bac 2020 ont été publiés hier. Ce millésime est particulier : l'épidémie de covid19 a empêché les épreuves habituelles, et ce sont les notes harmonisées du contrôle continu qui ont servi de notes au bac.
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Teacher Knitted 23 Dolls of Her Students

Teacher Knitted 23 Dolls of Her Students | Name News | Scoop.it
One teacher knitted 23 dolls of each of her students during this quarantine time. It brought a smile to every one of their faces.
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Great namespotting in this picture!

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Sunday Summary: Back to Names

Sunday Summary: Back to Names | Name News | Scoop.it
A name inspired by anarchists - really! - plus bold boy names, Frederick is the new Theodore, and really, WHY aren't we naming our daughters Harriet?
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Why I Struggled to Pick a Baby Name

Why I Struggled to Pick a Baby Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Life is full of choices. Some of those choices, like the ones that will affect you (and others) for the rest of your life, are infinitely harder to make. I,
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Call Me By My Name. Here's How It's Pronounced | Cognoscenti

Call Me By My Name. Here's How It's Pronounced | Cognoscenti | Name News | Scoop.it
Mispronouncing student names contributes to lower self-esteem and, for English language learners, lower academic performance, writes Roberto Rey Agudo.
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How to choose baby names: It's a lot more difficult for teachers.

How to choose baby names: It's a lot more difficult for teachers. | Name News | Scoop.it
How to choose baby names, three teachers share their struggle. From naughty students to recurring behavioural trend, they share their no-go names.
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25 Unique Baby Names Teachers Will Be Able To Pronounce

25 Unique Baby Names Teachers Will Be Able To Pronounce | Name News | Scoop.it
Once parents pick from this list, they guarantee their child is going to be one of the teacher's favorite students.
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Expert tips on how teachers can learn, remember, and pronounce student's names —

Expert tips on how teachers can learn, remember, and pronounce student's names — | Name News | Scoop.it
Mispronouncing student's names have been shown to have long-term impacts—here are some tips on how to try and avoid that.
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Back to School! The 1st Graders of 2018, 2008, & 1998 - YouTube

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Back-to-School Baby Names: Theodora, Darwin and Danica

Back-to-School Baby Names: Theodora, Darwin and Danica | Name News | Scoop.it
Culture hero baby names from Chaucer to Coltrane
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Duana Names: The return of the HOMEWORK… Part 1|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: The return of the HOMEWORK… Part 1|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
There are still definitely names that repeat within a given class, but they are almost never the ones you’d expect.
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With just one month until Christmas, have you been naughty or nice this year?

With just one month until Christmas, have you been naughty or nice this year? | Name News | Scoop.it
Every year we launch our ‘Draft Naughty and Nice Name List’ to announce out which names are at the top of Santa’s list, did you make it?
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A Common Word, but Not a Common Name

An explanation for why a student did not respond when attendance was being taken at a Brooklyn high school in the 1940s.
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What Does It Mean When Your Teacher Changes Your Name? –

What Does It Mean When Your Teacher Changes Your Name? – | Name News | Scoop.it
“Ayyy, I already told you, your name is too long! We don’t go by two names here and we don’t go by two last names. Pick a name. Maria or Edith. And as far as last names, you are Espinosa. We don’t use your mother’s last name. So what’s it going to be?” When we…
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Nomes e mais Nomes: Vamos lá para a escola... = Off to school! 

Nomes e mais Nomes: Vamos lá para a escola... = Off to school!  | Name News | Scoop.it
O blog dos nomes portugueses de A a Z. Nomes portugueses e Nomes brasileiros. Significados. Nomes antigos e modernos, rankings, debates!
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Filipa's daughter is starting nursery - here are some thoughts on the names in her class.

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Classroom full of names like Trapper, Jagger, and Brantley mocked | Metro News

Classroom full of names like Trapper, Jagger, and Brantley mocked | Metro News | Name News | Scoop.it
A classroom showing the names of some of its students such as Trapper, Lakynn, Brantley, Bryar is going viral.
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» Le prénom et la mention, édition 2019 = Names and exam grades in France 2019

» Le prénom et la mention, édition 2019 = Names and exam grades in France 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Parce que la réussite scolaire et le choix des prénoms dépendent, en tendance, de l'origine sociale... les Éléonore et les Ryan n'ont pas obtenu la mention Très bien dans les mêmes proportions.
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Umfrage: Phantasienamen und soziale Herkunft = Survey: fancy names and social background

Eine Studentin der TU Dresden hat einen Online-Fragebogen erstellt, bei dem möglichst viele Lehrkräfte von ihren Erfahrungen in der Schule berichten sollen.
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Are you a teacher in Germany? If so, take this survey!

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25 Baby Names US Teachers Have Only Heard Once

25 Baby Names US Teachers Have Only Heard Once | Name News | Scoop.it
Some moms prefer to give their child a one of a kind name that will make their little guy or girl stand out from the crowd.
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A teacher mispronouncing a student’s name can have a lasting impact

A teacher mispronouncing a student’s name can have a lasting impact | Name News | Scoop.it
A name is more than just a name. It's one of the first things children recognize, one of the first words they learn to say, it's how the world identifies them.
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Teachers' Strategies for Pronouncing and Remembering Students' Names Correctly | MindShift | KQED News

Teachers' Strategies for Pronouncing and Remembering Students' Names Correctly | MindShift | KQED News | Name News | Scoop.it
A mispronounced or forgotten name can have a lasting impact on students on how they feel about school. Teachers provide tips on how to make those names stick.
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Found via Emily.

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Baby Names Blog: Blog of author Laura Wattenberg | Which Baby Names are Going Back to School this Year?

Baby Names Blog: Blog of  author Laura Wattenberg | Which Baby Names are Going Back to School this Year? | Name News | Scoop.it
As the Year 2000 babies settle in to their new lives, it's time to take a new look at the names going back to school this fall, from the kindergarteners to the collegians.
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Dear School Staff: Please Get My Child’s Name Right

Dear School Staff: Please Get My Child’s Name Right | Name News | Scoop.it
If you can wrap your head around differentiating the three Aidens and two Olivias in every single classroom, than you can get my child’s name correct. 
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Name Teasing: How much should you worry?

Name Teasing: How much should you worry? | Name News | Scoop.it
A look at name teasing: Does it still exist and how much would it influence your choice of a baby name?
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Name the Class! {Monthly Name Game}

Name the Class! {Monthly Name Game} | Name News | Scoop.it
Its a new month which means a new baby name game! Since school is start for a lot of students this month I have a little school inspire
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Oh my goodness, 10-year-old me could name endless classes of children!

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