Reading Instruction in Science for Students With Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Jul 31st

Reading Instruction in Science for Students With Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis – ldq.sagepub.com Erica R. Kaldenberg, Sarah J. Watt, William J. Therrien<br />Aug 1, 2015; 38:160-173<br />Articles   Continue Reading Reading Instruction in Science for Students With Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis – ldq.sagepub.com
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University of Cincinnati Officer Indicted in Shooting Death of Samuel Dubose Jul 31st

University of Cincinnati Officer Indicted in Shooting Death of Samuel Dubose – nytimes.com/ The officer, Ray Tensing, is accused of killing Mr. Dubose, who was unarmed, during a traffic stop on July 19.   Continue Reading University of Cincinnati Officer Indicted in Shooting Death of Samuel Dubose – nytimes.com/
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Growing Students’ Brains in the Summer Jul 30th

Growing Students’ Brains in the Summer – huffingtonpost.com By Jon Alfuth Growing up, I experienced one of public education’s intractable problems between June and September — the summer brain drain. It was like all that Algebra and English never happened. And worse yet, my enthusiasm for learning would wane during that time and needed to […]
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Do smartphones make for smart students? That depends Jul 30th

Do smartphones make for smart students? That depends – eschoolnews.com How are students using mobile devices for educational purposes? Googling, tweeting and texting are an integral part of Professor Andres Caiaffa’s classroom’s culture. “As our student population changes, we need to change with them,” said Caiaffa, who teaches at Miami Dade College’s Benjamin Leon School […]
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Teachers: Know When to Stop Talking Jul 29th

Teachers: Know When to Stop Talking – edweek.org It’s tough for educators to withhold judgment of a student’s response, but Thomas Newkirk argues that it could help deepen student understanding.   Continue Reading Teachers: Know When to Stop Talking – edweek.org
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Graduation Rates Are Insufficient as an Accountability Measure By Chad Aldeman Jul 28th

Graduation Rates Are Insufficient as an Accountability Measure By Chad Aldeman – http://educationnext.org/ Graduation rates aren’t a very good measure on which to hold high schools accountable. There are a couple reasons for this. First, graduation decisions are mostly left up to the schools and districts that are supposedly accountable for them. If you hold […]
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Update released for school accounting product Jul 27th

Update released for school accounting product – districtadministration.com FINACS Version 3 – Accounting for Administrator’s Plus will include new navigation, format, search and payment features, including ACH capability for receiving payments.   Continue Reading Update released for school accounting product – districtadministration.com
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N.S.A. Summer Camp: More Hacking Than Hiking Jul 25th

N.S.A. Summer Camp: More Hacking Than Hiking – nytimes.com/ The National Security Agency is making sure that middle school and high school students — and some teachers, too — are learning how to hack, crack and defend in cyberspace.   Continue Reading N.S.A. Summer Camp: More Hacking Than Hiking – nytimes.com/
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Schools chief presents blueprint for California education Jul 25th

Schools chief presents blueprint for California education – edweek.org   Continue Reading Schools chief presents blueprint for California education – edweek.org
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Cloaking Inequity: Rebecca’s Letter to New #TeachForAmerica Recruits #NN15 Jul 24th

Cloaking Inequity: Rebecca’s Letter to New #TeachForAmerica Recruits #NN15 – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Julian Vasquez Heilig Source:  Cloaking Inequity I received this open letter unsolicited from a Teach For America alum. She was assigned to teach special education in California in 2013. After her letter, I have also included a clip at the end from the Network for […]
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