Pokemon Go re-ignites ‘addiction’ debate – and it’s wrong. Jul 31st

Pokemon Go re-ignites ‘addiction’ debate – and it’s wrong. – deangroom.wordpress.com/ Saying Pokemon Go is fun – is like saying jogging uses energy. Most people, including me, are pro-fun and play. In this post, I want to look at why you shouldn’t re-subscribe to the ‘addiction’ debate about video games, simply because this game has […]
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Illinois district to implement digital curriculum in elementary and middle schools Jul 30th

Illinois district to implement digital curriculum in elementary and middle schools – districtadministration.com Illinois district to implement digital curriculum in elementary and middle schoolsInternal source: Accelerate LearningJuly 30, 2016   Continue Reading Illinois district to implement digital curriculum in elementary and middle schools – districtadministration.com
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Improving the Historical Knowledge and Writing of Students With or At Risk for LD Jul 30th

Improving the Historical Knowledge and Writing of Students With or At Risk for LD – ldx.sagepub.com In this study, we explored the potential of two forms of discussion (disciplinary vs. traditional) for 39 sixth- and seventh-grade students with or at risk for learning disabilities (LD), before writing historical arguments. Nine teachers who led small group […]
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Living in Dialogue: Paul Tough Turns Away from Punitive Education Reforms Jul 29th

Living in Dialogue: Paul Tough Turns Away from Punitive Education Reforms – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Living in Dialogue: Paul Tough Turns Away from Punitive Education Reforms Paul Tough’s Helping Children Succeed is a great corrective to the hubris that undermined the contemporary school reform movement.  Tough volunteers a modest statement about his methodology, and in doing so he offers […]
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The Answer Sheet: Why Charter Schools Get Public Education Advocates So Angry Jul 29th

The Answer Sheet: Why Charter Schools Get Public Education Advocates So Angry – nepc.colorado.edu/blog The Answer Sheet: Why Charter Schools Get Public Education Advocates So Angry (iStock) There are thousands of charter schools in the United States that enroll a few million students. While they are just a fraction of the number of kids who […]
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No significant improvement in student math, reading tests Jul 28th

No significant improvement in student math, reading tests – edweek.org   Continue Reading No significant improvement in student math, reading tests – edweek.org
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Gov. Haslam hires Stephen Smith as senior policy adviser – Education Week Jul 26th

Gov. Haslam hires Stephen Smith as senior policy adviser – Education Week – edweek.org   Continue Reading Gov. Haslam hires Stephen Smith as senior policy adviser – Education Week – edweek.org
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When the value of high school is exaggerated Jul 26th

When the value of high school is exaggerated – districtadministration.com When the value of high school is exaggeratedThe AtlanticJuly 26, 2016   Continue Reading When the value of high school is exaggerated – districtadministration.com
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Lawmakers, education officials, oppose punishing districts for opt-outs Jul 24th

Lawmakers, education officials, oppose punishing districts for opt-outs – districtadministration.com Lawmakers, education officials, oppose punishing districts for opt-outsWatertown Daily TimesJuly 24, 2016   Continue Reading Lawmakers, education officials, oppose punishing districts for opt-outs – districtadministration.com
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EduShyster: The Cost of Choice Jul 23rd

EduShyster: The Cost of Choice – nepc.colorado.edu/blog EduShyster: The Cost of Choice A new study finds that charter school expansion in Michigan has meant financial chaos for a growing number of school districts…  EduShyster: Your new study looks at why certain school districts in Michigan have descended into a state of, as I like to describe it, *smoking […]
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