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Live concert for schools - International European education project

FolkDC live concert in 5 cities and resources for schools Music has been shown to have a very positive impact on language learning and the…

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The David Griffith Live Conversation: Education Policy and Funding

On Wednesday, September 12th, members of the EDU PLN Ning and participants of #Edchat had the opportunity to join David Griffith in a live…

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Please leave comments and suggest APPS

I am developing a page on The Educator's PLN to offer apps and tutorials to expose educators to applications they may have heard about, but…

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Connected Educators - We Need Your Help!

Do you have a professional/personal learning network (PLN)? If so, please take a few moments to share what you have learned from your PLN: …

Started by Torrey Trust

0 Oct 12

Final call - European Competition 2.0 - The EU funded Ed2.0Work Network

Final call - European Competition 2.0 - The EU funded Ed2.0Work Network Using Internet & mobile apps in education   Enter now, Closing…

Started by Joel Josephson

0 Aug 28

Which Backyard Games Your Kids Love to Play

Bring out the outdoor adventurer hiding inside every kid! Make your child's time outdoors educational and fun. The Vine Learning Center sug…

Started by Oscar Marin

0 Aug 20

Equity between schools in the same district

An interesting theme came up while I was interviewing a principal friend of mine. She was discussing how she has begun to feel defeated bec…

Started by Teresa Conley

0 Aug 1

Is your school engaging in blended learning?

Dear Colleagues, Over the summer, I have been working with the Clayton Christensen Institute, a non-profit institution conducting research…

Started by Scott Johns

0 Jul 29

EU Multilingual Families children’s eStoryBooks

Great News The EU Multilingual Families children’s eStoryBooks have now been published. There are 2 books, for 0 to 6 and 6 to 10. http://w…

Started by Joel Josephson

0 Jul 22

Still time to participate in letting your views be known through my study

It is not too late in get in on this study. I am looking to interview teachers and principals on how effective they believe they are in inf…

Started by Teresa Conley

0 Jul 19

What are you beliefs about how effectively you are able to deliver instruction while operating under school reform?

Hello, I am looking for people interested in expressing their beliefs about their ability to successfully influence student learning while…

Started by Teresa Conley

2 Jul 19
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Best Practices for Adopting Proficiency-Based Grading

Alma has released a new whitepaper to help schools that are considering adopting proficiency-based grading. The white paper explores the be…

Started by Rebecca Howard

0 Jun 20

Interview participants needed

I am conducting research on teacher and principal self-efficacy during the school improvement process and am  interested in knowing what yo…

Started by Teresa Conley

0 Jun 12

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Stop 20th Century Thinking

In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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Stop 20th Century Thinking

In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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