60 Second Lessons on Economics, Philosophy, and Religion Mar 31st

60 Second Lessons on Economics, Philosophy, and Religion – freetech4teachers.com 60 second videos are clearly not a replacement for actual lessons, but they could be great introductions to larger lessons. They also provide a good model for short video projects that you can do with your students. The Open University offers three playlists featuring sixty […]
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Officials unveil reading improvement program Mar 30th

Officials unveil reading improvement program – edweek.org   Continue Reading Officials unveil reading improvement program – edweek.org
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Feds reach out to kids over online predators Mar 28th

Feds reach out to kids over online predators – eschoolnews.com Efforts aim to reach parents, students and impart advice about online safety Federal agents are reaching out to children to get them to use street smarts online in a nationwide push to prevent sexual exploitation cases. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will send agents to […]
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ACLU and teen settle with Minn. school over student's online comments Mar 28th

ACLU and teen settle with Minn. school over student's online comments – districtadministration.com A Minnesota district has agreed to pay $70,000 to settle a lawsuit filed in 2012 by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota. The suit claimed school officials violated a student’s constitutional rights by viewing her Facebook and emails without permission. Read […]
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Technology is no substitute for a well-trained teacher Mar 27th

Technology is no substitute for a well-trained teacher – eschoolnews.com While technology may be useful to monitor students with special needs, it cannot replace the effectiveness of a skilled educator in the classroom With the reauthorization of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act in 2004 (IDEIA 2004), Congress introduced the Response to Intervention and […]
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Iowa City Community district implements GuideK12 to support master plan Mar 26th

Iowa City Community district implements GuideK12 to support master plan – districtadministration.com The district has implemented GuideK12’s geovisual analytics platform to support its 10-year master facility plan. The district currently serves 13,000 students, and is predicting rapid growth over the next ten years. Plans includes adding a third high school and three new elementary schools […]
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Telling Time – With Boots? Mar 26th

Telling Time – With Boots? – theorganizedclassroomblog.com It’s Faith again from Kindergarten Faith.  I am so excited to be back blogging here with Charity and the Organized Classroom Blog.  So this past month we have been working on telling time, and of course I try to make it real for my kiddos and connect what […]
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Building a Better Teacher-Prep Program Mar 26th

Building a Better Teacher-Prep Program – edweek.org Caitlin Hannon and others from Teach Plus Indianapolis exhort teacher-prep programs to raise admission standards, offer transparent data on post-graduate results, and engage alumni for feedback.   Continue Reading Building a Better Teacher-Prep Program – edweek.org
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Product Focus: Interaction made simple with projectors Mar 24th

Product Focus: Interaction made simple with projectors – districtadministration.com Product FocusA guide to one segment of education technology Lauren Williams technology   Continue Reading Product Focus: Interaction made simple with projectors – districtadministration.com
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Seven Resources for Teaching and Learning About Food & Nutrition Mar 24th

Seven Resources for Teaching and Learning About Food & Nutrition – freetech4teachers.com On Tuesday morning I’m going to visit a school that has adopted a new health and fitness curriculum focused on helping students make better food choices and help them develop personal fitness goals. In thinking about my upcoming visit I revisited the following […]
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