The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Sept. 22-28, 2015 Sep 29th

The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Sept. 22-28, 2015 – nytimes.com/ Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.   Continue Reading The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Sept. 22-28, 2015 – […]
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Bias Detection Explained by Common Craft Sep 29th

Bias Detection Explained by Common Craft – freetech4teachers.com Common Craft recently produced a new video on that topic. Through Bias Detection Explained by Common Craft students can learn about common signs of bias in media, problems that occur when bias is ignored, and why bias is common in communication. GIFs from the video can be […]
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Superintendent resigns; accused of saying, ‘I will kill you’ Sep 27th

Superintendent resigns; accused of saying, ‘I will kill you’ – edweek.org Continue Reading Superintendent resigns; accused of saying, ‘I will kill you’ – edweek.org
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Teaching/Math/Culture: Facilitating Conversations About Student Data Sep 26th

Teaching/Math/Culture: Facilitating Conversations About Student Data – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Ilana Horn Source:  Teaching/Math/Culture @k8nowak@emergentmath I want effective pd ideas for facilitating group discussions about student results, and more. Where should I look? — Julia Tsygan (@JuliaTsygan) June 9, 2015 Sometimes, you ask and the internet answers. My research team and I (doctoral students Britnie Kane, Jonee […]
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Evaluating Reading and Mathematics Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities: A Synthesis of Observation Research Sep 25th

Evaluating Reading and Mathematics Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities: A Synthesis of Observation Research – ldq.sagepub.com Systematically observing instruction for students with learning disabilities (LD) provides information regarding the quality of school-based interventions, allocation of instructional time, and other implementation variables associated with student outcomes. In this synthesis, observation studies of reading and mathematics […]
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Study finds students underperform in schools with large black populations Sep 25th

Study finds students underperform in schools with large black populations – districtadministration.com A new federal study shows that achievement was lower for both black and white students in schools where black students accounted for more than 40 percent of the student body, compared to schools where black students accounted for less than 20 percent of […]
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Living in Dialogue: Report from Chicago: Dyett Hunger Strike Ends Today Sep 24th

Living in Dialogue: Report from Chicago: Dyett Hunger Strike Ends Today – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Michelle Gunderson Source:  Living in Dialogue The hunger strike for Dyett High School ended this morning on day 34. Once again I headed to the south side to be with my friends and fellow education fighters known as the Dyett Twelve. Education […]
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Seattle Stops Suspensions for Elementary Students Sep 24th

Seattle Stops Suspensions for Elementary Students – edweek.org The Seattle School Board has declared a one-year moratorium on out-of-school suspensions for elementary school students who commit nonviolent offenses.   Continue Reading Seattle Stops Suspensions for Elementary Students – edweek.org
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Watch live stream from the Alabama Educational Technology Association symposium Sep 23rd

Watch live stream from the Alabama Educational Technology Association symposium – districtadministration.com District Administration is live-streaming key sessions from the Alabama Educational Technology Association’s 16th annual Fall Symposium. In today’s session, Beatriz Arnillas, an¬†edtech director at Houston ISD,¬†offers viewers new ideas and techniques related to the effective and equitable use of educational technology.   Continue […]
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How to Create and Edit Rubrics on Quick Rubric Sep 22nd

How to Create and Edit Rubrics on Quick Rubric – freetech4teachers.com On Friday afternoon I wrote a short post about a new tool called Quick Rubric. That post quickly became popular on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page where I was asked a few questions about how Quick Rubric works. To answer those questions […]
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