Big City: Prison Program Turns Inmates Into Intellectuals May 31st

Big City: Prison Program Turns Inmates Into Intellectuals – nytimes.com/ For too long we have thought about prison education almost exclusively in terms of reduced recidivism. But in some sense this is an inadequate metric, neglecting opportunities available to prisoners who pursue and complete higher learning.   Continue Reading Big City: Prison Program Turns Inmates […]
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June EdCamps in Woodward, Oklahoma (June 10) and Andover, Kansas (June 13) May 30th

June EdCamps in Woodward, Oklahoma (June 10) and Andover, Kansas (June 13) – speedofcreativity.org If your schedule permits, please plan to attend the FREE EdCamps coming up in June in northwest Oklahoma (June 10) and south-central Kansas (June 13)! If you’re not familiar with EdCamps, you need to be. EdCamps are free “unconferences” organized by […]
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SC sex education bill blocked in Senate committee May 29th

SC sex education bill blocked in Senate committee – edweek.org   Continue Reading SC sex education bill blocked in Senate committee – edweek.org
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NSBA urges U.S. House members to oppose school voucher bill May 29th

NSBA urges U.S. House members to oppose school voucher bill – schoolboardnews.nsba.org The National School Boards Association (NSBA) Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel sent a letter today to members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging them not to support the CHOICE Act as it would provide federal resources for voucher schemes and fund private […]
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Pulaski County ATC adds Natural Gas Pipeline Technician Program to its offerings May 28th

Pulaski County ATC adds Natural Gas Pipeline Technician Program to its offerings – kentuckyteacher.org The new program is the first of its kind in the state’s secondary education sector, and the most comprehensive program at the high school level in the country.   Continue Reading Pulaski County ATC adds Natural Gas Pipeline Technician Program to […]
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Character Study with Olivia May 28th

Character Study with Olivia – theorganizedclassroomblog.com As students make their way up in elementary school, the need for character development in their writing increases. Olivia, by Ian Falconer, is a great lesson in character study. After reading the book aloud to your class (for the pure joy of it), go back and reread it, asking […]
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DyKnow secures large-scale deal with Washington district May 27th

DyKnow secures large-scale deal with Washington district – districtadministration.com As part of a new agreement with DyKnow, Redmond’s Lake Washington School District has purchased 20,000 licenses of the company’s DyKnow Monitor 1-to-1 technology program to replace their previous classroom management software.   Continue Reading DyKnow secures large-scale deal with Washington district – districtadministration.com
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Ideas for Using Augmented Reality in Elementary School Lessons May 26th

Ideas for Using Augmented Reality in Elementary School Lessons – freetech4teachers.com This week I am giving some guest bloggers the opportunity to share their ideas with you. This is a guest post from Louise Morgan and Jan Hodge.  In a very short time, my second grade classroom has changed drastically, due to the introduction of […]
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Illinois district approves $1 million tech plan May 25th

Illinois district approves $1 million tech plan – districtadministration.com Alton School District’s Board of Education approved a $1 million lease agreement to purchase about 3,200 Google Chromebooks for student use and 220 laptops for teachers. The district had already been on a one-to-one system at some grade levels, but the new agreement will allow the […]
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An alternative approach to preventing bullying May 23rd

An alternative approach to preventing bullying – districtadministration.com Professional Opinion‘Student-leadership’ model may be more effective Nancy Willard bullyingcyberbullying   Continue Reading An alternative approach to preventing bullying – districtadministration.com
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