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Mar 16, 2017
No income tax for educators?
No income tax for educators?
There's a new push at the state Capitol reduce a shortage of teachers around the state. Legislators introduced Senate Bill 807, known as the "Investment in Teachers Act," to help recruit and retain more teachers in California. The state's K-12 school system is the most affected by the shortage. Statistics show more than 40 percent of teachers leave ...
CBS Sacramento
What’s holding back America Schools?
Say the words "little red schoolhouse," and the associations for Americans are almost immediate: Caring instruction. A ...
The Christian Science Monitor
Teachers, Our greatest untapped innovation engines
Teachers, Our greatest untapped innovation engines
In a panel at last week's SXSWedu, moderated by The Teacher's Guild Director Molly McMahon, a trio of two Texas K-12 ...
Education DIVE
Is social media blurring the boundaries between teacher and students?
One case began as a technology-based English course, when the teacher leading it started sending a 13-year-old student Instagram ...
East Valley Tribune
Poetry Across the Curriculum
Poetry Across the Curriculum
April is National Poetry Month, so why not try pairing two short poems to make a mini-study of a concept, theme, structure ...
Edutopia
Detroit School Board OKs Lawsuit to Keep Schools Open
Detroit's board of education has voted to sue the state to prevent any school closures after more than two dozen city schools ...
US News & World Report
How coaches evaluate body language during a game
How coaches evaluate body language during a game
There's a superpower that instantly impresses college coaches—and it has nothing to do with your student-athlete’s size ...
USA Today High School Sports
Regents Drop Teacher Literacy Test Seen As Discriminatory
In New York, the Board of Regents voted Monday to eliminate a requirement that aspiring teachers pass a literacy test in order ...
EducationNext
16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately
16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately
It's hard to say exactly why you like someone. Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's ...
Business Insider
Teacher awarded for going 'above and beyond' at Riverview High in Oakmont
Rachelle Dene Poth spent the last 20 years teaching technology to Oakmont and Verona youths and she recently received ...
TRIB Live
Experts warn against teaching to learning styles in K-12
Experts warn against teaching to learning styles in K-12
Teaching to students' learning styles is ineffective, not backed by evidence and should be abandoned, say leading experts ...
Education DIVE
         
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Trivia
In 2007-08, about how many of public school teachers were female?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
U.S. Military Academy Established
U.S. Military Academy Established
The United States Military Academy, the first military school in the US, is founded by Congress for the purpose of training young men in the theory and practice of military science.
The day was Mar 16. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
Russell Baker
Trivia Answer
In 2007-08, about how many of public school teachers were female?
Answer: 76%
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