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Mar 13, 2017
Skills Students Need For College & Beyond
Skills Students Need For College & Beyond
At a conference on innovative teaching and learning, I attended a memorable panel conversation about the skills that students should develop by the time they start college or enter a career. The panel was made up of men and women who headed large and small businesses, and the skills they wanted incoming employees to have were: Communication for ...
Edutopia
The Great School Turnaround
Like many of his predecessors, former President Barack Obama campaigned in part on turning around the country's chronically ...
US News & World Report
Want to Fix Schools? Go to the Principal’s Office
Want to Fix Schools? Go to the Principal’s Office
Gregory Jones, the principal of Kenwood high school, has learned that when spring finally arrives in Chicago, trouble often ...
The New York Times
Texas athlete rises above autism: 'I'm proud of who I am'
There was a time when Johnathan Presley felt ashamed for being autistic. He learned quickly, though, that being different ...
USA Today High School Sports
Accessible Technology Helps Students with Disabilities Pursue STEM Degrees
Accessible Technology Helps Students with Disabilities Pursue STEM Degrees
Students with disabilities are now just as likely as other students to enroll in science, technology, engineering and math ...
EdTech
Is Choice About Better Test Scores?
With Donald Trump in the White House and long-time school choice advocate Betsy DeVos installed as his education secretary ...
EducationNext
Blended reality opens up new opportunities in classrooms
Blended reality opens up new opportunities in classrooms
Blended reality, the idea of integrating sensory experiences into technology use, is creating the opportunity for unique ...
Educaton DIVE
Michelle Obama Marks International Women's Day with Surprise School Visit and Call to ‘Embrace Immigrants’
The former first lady marked International Women's Day with a surprise visit to 12 female students at a combined middle and ...
People
4 Things to Learn About Digital Transformation from Meriden Public Schools
4 Things to Learn About Digital Transformation from Meriden Public Schools
About seven years ago, when Mark Benigni began as superintendent of Meriden Public Schools, the urban Connecticut district ...
EdTech
Looking ahead, schools prepare for requests from immigration officials
While official practice among federal immigration agents is to stay away from schools as "safe zones," families are bringing ...
Education DIVE
Atlantic City High School students help create mural for day nursery
Atlantic City High School students help create mural for day nursery
Ferdusy Akthar, 15, loves to paint and draw. But she has never had a canvas as large as the wall-sized mural she is working ...
Press of Atlantic City
         
Cartoon
"You missed another nap, the upholstery on your chair is like new and your cubicle smells fresh and clean - you're fired!"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
About how long is a teacher's off hours of work at home consist of grading and planning?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
U.S. Army Launches K-9 Corps
U.S. Army Launches K-9 Corps
The Quarter­master Corps of the United States Army begins training dogs for the newly established War Dog Program, or "K-9 Corps."
The day was Mar 13. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life.
Havelock Ellis
Trivia Answer
About how long is a teacher's off hours of work at home consist of grading and planning?
Answer: It can range form one hour in the evening planning the next day's lesson or 16 hours on the weekend grading dozens of essays.
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