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Jan 23, 2019
Instill an Entrepreneurial Mindset District-Wide
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As the superintendent of a large urban high school district, I have the opportunity to help identify and implement innovative programs that help prepare our students for success. In my seven years leading East Side Union (CA) High School District (ESUHSD), I've watched our schools empower students to transform their lives and thrive in a global society. We’ve seen impressive growth ...
eSchool News
District Considers Workforce Readiness Test
The Sioux Falls School District is looking to ensure more students graduate ready to enter college or the workforce, and adding another test could ...
US News & World Report
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The Internet's 'Father' Says it Was Born with Two Big Flaws
Vint Cerf, one of the creators of the internet, said the network had two big flaws when he launched it. The internet didn't have room for all the ...
Business Insider
10 Kinds of PD Teachers Actually Want
I have been a teacher for over 20 years. Do you know how many times I have been truly inspired by professional development? Well, you can count ...
We Are Teachers
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Defining Personalized Learning and Blended Learning: Is There a Difference?
Recently, more than a few education headlines have focused on the concerns surrounding the shaky meaning of personalized learning, oftentimes ...
EducationNext
Tips to Improve Focus and Dramatically Boost Your Performance
They said that a goldfish has a low attention span. Little do they know, we are not any better. According to a study from Microsoft, the average ...
Pick the Brain
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Integrating SEL and EdTech to Benefit Students
In my early days in education, a wise leader said to me, "The trends in education swing like a pendulum." At the time we were focused on No Child ...
edCircuit
Generation Z Looks a Lot Like Millennials on Key Social and Political Issues
No longer the new kids on the block, Millennials have moved firmly into their 20s and 30s, and a new generation is coming into focus. Generation Z ...
Pew Research Center
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Esports Programs Start to Pop Up in K-12 Schools
Athletes at Mission Viejo High School in California huddle after their matches, pushing each other to improve. "The kids will say, 'We need to ...
EdTech
America’s Colleges Struggle to Envision the Future of Diversity on Campus
"Diversity" was top of mind when Angel Carter was applying to schools. Raised in an African-American enclave in Atlanta, she said, "I would have loved ...
The Hechinger Report
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3 Ways You Can Respond When Students Turn In Incomplete Work
It's like looking at a photograph where only a small bit of the picture is discernible, but you can't tell that what you're actually looking at ...
TeachThought
Trivia
What is the melting point of ice in Fahrenheit?
See the answer below.
Letters to the Editor
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Why Asian Students Outpace their Western Peers
Actually they only keep certain students in class in the ...
Tim Click, Principal, Roosevelt Elementary School, Point Pleasant, WV
What Year Was It?
Wham-O Produces First Frisbees
What Year
Machines at the Wham-O toy company roll out the first batch of their aerodynamic plastic discs - now known to millions of fans all over the world as Frisbees.
The day was Jan 23. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
"The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Trivia Answer
What is the melting point of ice in Fahrenheit?
Answer: 32 degrees F
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