Student loan interest rates to increase Jun 30th

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Create and Share Short Stories With Story Builder from Google Jun 30th

Create and Share Short Stories With Story Builder from Google – freetech4teachers.com Here’s another neat thing that I learned about from Jen Roberts. On Back in March on her blog, Literacy, Technology, and Policy she shared how she has students use Google’s Story Builder tool to create short stories. Through Story Builder you can create […]
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Report: U.S. teachers love their jobs but don't feel valued Jun 28th

Report: U.S. teachers love their jobs but don't feel valued – districtadministration.com America’s public school teachers love their jobs, despite feeling underappreciated by society and facing enormous challenges in the workplace, according to a new international survey from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Read more » Huffington Post   Continue Reading Report: U.S. […]
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VAMboozled!: Moshe Adler on Chetty et al. Jun 27th

VAMboozled!: Moshe Adler on Chetty et al. – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Audrey Amrein-Beardsley Source:  VAMboozled! Recall the study at focus of now many posts on this blog? Written by Raj Chetty and two of his colleagues at Harvard, cited first in President Obama’ 2012 State of the Union address when Obama said, “We know a good teacher […]
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Malloy promises $15 million more for "Common Core" Jun 26th

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Structural Validity of the WISC-IV for Students With Learning Disabilities Jun 26th

Structural Validity of the WISC-IV for Students With Learning Disabilities – ldx.sagepub.com The structural validity of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fourth Edition (WISC-IV) was evaluated using confirmatory factor analysis for a clinical sample of 1,537 students diagnosed with specific learning disabilities (SLD) by school psychologists in two large southwestern school districts. Results indicated that […]
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EduShyster.com: Rebel with a Cause Jun 25th

EduShyster.com: Rebel with a Cause – nepc.colorado.edu/blog EduShyster Source:  EduShyster.com Barbara Madeloni, newly elected president of the 110,000 member Massachusetts Teachers Association, says that fighting is winning. EduShyster: I’ve heard you described as *bellicose,*  *unapologetically adversarial,* a *firebrand,* and *alarming.* Which of these would you say best describes you? Barbara Madeloni: Aren’t you forgetting *shrill*? One of […]
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LeVar Burton at Common Sense Media ISTE Spotlight Jun 25th

LeVar Burton at Common Sense Media ISTE Spotlight – eschoolnews.com Common Sense Media Hosts Speaker Spotlight at ISTE 2014 Featuring LeVar Burton — Actor and Co-Founder of Reading Rainbow — on Kids and Reading in the Digital Age Burton’s “Inspiring Learning with Technology & Storytelling” presentation is part of Common Sense Media’s focus on helping […]
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East Chicago canceling school's bus parking lease Jun 24th

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What We’re Watching: Kaya Henderson on D.C. Public Schools Jun 23rd

What We’re Watching: Kaya Henderson on D.C. Public Schools – http://educationnext.org/ Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson sat down in a car and drove around with Andy Rotherham while discussing the state of Washington D.C.’s public schools in the latest episode of Changing Lanes Rotherham interviewed U.S. Representative Jared Polis about education and the Democratic party in […]
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