Want To Know Why Our School’s Drop-Out Rate Plummeted By 50%? Apr 30th

Want To Know Why Our School’s Drop-Out Rate Plummeted By 50%? – larryferlazzo.edublogs.org Here’s an excerpt from a Sacramento Bee story this morning: High school dropout rates fell significantly last year across the Sacramento region, according to figures released Monday by the California Department of Education… In Sacramento City Unified, Rosemont, Hiram Johnson and Burbank […]
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3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance Learning Apr 30th

3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance Learning – edutopia.org Guest blogger Douglas Kiang, computer science teacher and edtech advocate, shows how the Inform7 language, the Minecraft game and the Maker-friendly Arduino kit can enhance learning in high school, middle school and elementary school classrooms.   Continue Reading 3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance […]
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Whole Child Symposium Apr 29th

Whole Child Symposium – districtadministration.com May 8, 2014 Washington, D.C.   Continue Reading Whole Child Symposium – districtadministration.com
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Charter Paean Disguised as a Donors’ Guide Apr 28th

Charter Paean Disguised as a Donors’ Guide – http://educationnext.org/ The Philanthropy Roundtable recently released an exceptional publication produced by an exceptional author. Even though it’s meant to be straightforward guide for donors interested in charter schooling, were I teaching a course on K–12 policy and reform, it would be an assigned reading. Throughout From Promising […]
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3 ways to raise money for tech in the classroom Apr 27th

3 ways to raise money for tech in the classroom – districtadministration.com When schools need technology and districts can’t provide it, sometimes the only way to find the funds is to get creative. Parents and teachers are using technology-focused ideas to raise money for their schools, including a tech scavenger hunt, crowdfunding sites and more. […]
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New test glitches worry some Indiana schools Apr 25th

New test glitches worry some Indiana schools – edweek.org   Continue Reading New test glitches worry some Indiana schools – edweek.org
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Engagement and Impact: Design Thinking and the Arts Apr 25th

Engagement and Impact: Design Thinking and the Arts – edutopia.org Youth arts program administrator and guest blogger Kim Dabbs describes an after-school program in which teens used design thinking to create a mobile app for engaging young people in revitalizing their city’s core area.   Continue Reading Engagement and Impact: Design Thinking and the Arts […]
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NJSBA report proposes statewide plan for improving special education Apr 24th

NJSBA report proposes statewide plan for improving special education – schoolboardnews.nsba.org A new report from the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) calls for statewide efforts to reduce special education classification by diagnosing children’s learning problems early and intervening with multi-tiered levels of support. “Special Education: A Service, Not a Place” says such early interventions […]
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Nevada's first lady touts early education drive Apr 23rd

Nevada's first lady touts early education drive – edweek.org   Continue Reading Nevada's first lady touts early education drive – edweek.org
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School Stabbings Signal Need for Broad Safety Plans Apr 23rd

School Stabbings Signal Need for Broad Safety Plans – edweek.org After a recent knife attack at a Pennsylvania high school, experts say educators should be prepared to respond to a range of potentially dangerous situations.   Continue Reading School Stabbings Signal Need for Broad Safety Plans – edweek.org
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