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Aug 17, 2018
Are You a Regular Principal or a New Learning Leader?
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School principals recognize their unique positions as digital evangelists and are evolving to lead their schools into a new era of learning, according to new data on school leadership. New data from Project Tomorrow's Speak Up survey, packaged in a report along with Blackboard, shows that the "new" school principal has skills and values that "inherently emphasize the importance ...
eSchool News
You Need to Do Your Own PR to Advocate for Your Kids
Sometimes teachers and students don't get the amazing press they deserve. So often what happens in the classroom stays in the classroom ...
We Are Teachers
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The Science of What Makes People Care
Effective communication is not simply about getting your message out. It requires you to strategically tap into what shapes ...
Stanford Social Innovation Review
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Book Clubs Can Help Comprehension Blossom Among Students
Teacher Beth Pandolpho writes for Edutopia that she wants her students to value the class book clubs she runs every school year, so she puts ...
Education DIVE
20 Tips To Promote A Self-Directed Classroom Culture
It's an age-old saying, "Give a man a fish, and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and feed him for a lifetime." What separates ...
TeachThought
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Why Can’t the Middle Class Afford Catholic School Anymore?
A recent study in Education Next evaluates the shift in the haves and have-nots of private education, highlighting the disturbing ...
EducationNext
Programs Will Help Preserve Native Languages, Strengthen Native Communities
As part of his ongoing efforts to help preserve Native languages, U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently secured grants worth over half a ...
Language Magazine
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SXSW EDU 2019 PanelPicker
The SXSW EDU PanelPicker is back again! This year, learn more about the proposed SXSWEDU 2019 panels featuring the latest research from ...
Christensen Institute
Critical Thinking and Creative Thought Go Hand in Hand
During a recent literacy conference, Emily Galle-From heard teachers talk about how much discomfort they feel when they teach writing. An ...
Education DIVE
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After Quarter Century of Rapid Expansion, Charter School Growth Slowing in California
During the last school year, the number of charter schools in California grew by a mere 1.6 percent, even lower than last year's rate of 1.9 ...
EducationNext
8 Apps You Should Check Out Before School Starts
Apps can be a valuable resource for educators who have access to mobile devices and who want to engage students with digital resources ...
eSchool News
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"They gave you 17 sesame seeds on your bun and I only got 16!"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
What is the most common reason a person leaves teaching?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Woodstock Music Festival Concludes
Woodstock Music Festival Concludes
The grooviest event in music history--the Woodstock Music Festival--draws to a close after three days of peace, love and rock 'n' roll in upstate New York.
The day was Aug 17. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand.
Chinese Proverb
Trivia Answer
What is the most common reason a person leaves teaching?
Answer: Low salary
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