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WiDA Screener 2.0

I am an ESOL teacher in Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, VA.  I work in an Entry Assessment Office and we use the WiDA Screener to…

Started by Joseph Harris

0 Jul 11, 2018

Question: Using Makerspace in Algebra

I am teaching my 7th Grade Pre-AP math students the first unit of Algebra right now. I am in graduate school as well and am hoping to push…

Started by Monica Stream

0 Apr 30, 2018

Online Classroom - Science Labs

I am a high school teacher for an online learning classroom where we use an outsourced program. I am in charge of helping students complete…

Started by Steven Cortez

0 Mar 29, 2018

Why Students Plagiarize?

     Plagiarism is a theft. It means that you stole someone's identity, someone's thoughts. It's horrible. We should teach our young genera…

Started by Michael Yarbrough

2 Feb 6, 2018
Reply by Jaclyn Foreman

Blended Learning

Dear educators, I was reading an interesting article about blended education. It is basically the mixing of online courses with face-to-fac…

Started by Norma Montalvan

3 Nov 3, 2017
Reply by Faith Kruzick

Is Professional Development Still a Joke?

Matthew Miles described professional development as it existed 1995 when he wrote the foreword for Thomas Guskey and Michael Huberman’s boo…

Started by Andrea Ray

30 Oct 17, 2017
Reply by Edward Lake

Looking for Turnitin alternative for my school. Any suggestions?

Our school budget was cut so we need some alternative to the Turnitin. Requirements - Schoology integrated, free or small cost, effective,…

Started by Lynn Usrey

2 Sep 26, 2017
Reply by Nanacy Lin

AI has never been so close

Dear colleagues, As an English teacher, I can not but share with you a brilliant and smart artificial intelligence tool that is going to be…

Started by Leona Hinton

0 Jun 21, 2017

Is NGSS Going To Ruin High School Chemistry? article thoughts

http://www.classroomscience.org/is-the-ngss-going-to-ruin-high-school-chemistry CSTA: California Classroom Science dated October 19, 2015.…

Started by Rob Schoonveld

0 Apr 7, 2017

Video clips of HS teachers using inquiry

I'm looking for videos of HS teachers using inquiry w/ their students. I need clips of classes other than science or math. Thanks

Started by Tammy Vine

1 Apr 7, 2017
Reply by Rob Schoonveld

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OLC Innovate 2020 at Sheraton Grand Chicago

March 31, 2020 to April 3, 2020
Together we will build new foundations for stronger, better higher education environments. And because innovation scales best when ideas are shared, our work sessions will explore digital technologies and adapted teaching behaviors aimed at informing policy, inspiring leadership, and evolving practice at all levels impacting institutions, universities and colleges.CALL FOR PROPOSALS OPEN UNTIL SEPTEMBER 11, 2019. LEARN MORE:…See More
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Integration with The Latest Technology in Education Field

It is with certainty that we can say that the future of education is looking very bright. Today the kids are taught so many new innovations that we adults couldn't have imagined learning at school. They are also given exposure to more practical lessons. Integration with the latest technology and the accessibility to global platforms have made the industry take a whole new perspective towards imparting knowledge to students. Though the current generation is much advanced and keep up with the…See More
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George Danke replied to Nanacy Lin's discussion Future Of Education
"Hi! I think that exactly AI will have a great impact on feature of Education. Technologies are rapidly developing and soon there will be tools with the help of which the learning process will be faster and more efficient."
Jul 24
George Danke replied to Shanshan Ma's discussion Personalized learning network and social media
"Hi! I agree that this platform it is a nice place for educators.  However, you can find people and education groups in such social medias as Facebook and Twitter which also can help you to find some useful information.  So, I can not…"
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Seattle WA Teacher Behavior Management Professional Development Workshop at Marriot Courtyard South Center

April 23, 2020 at 9am to April 24, 2020 at 4pm
Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem-Student Problem-Solver Workshop. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immediate problem-stopping answers. You will leave with innovative, more effective strategies for school failure, truancy, dropping out, work refusal, violence, delinquency, bad attitudes, depression, and more. Online workshop, college credit and free clock hours also available. For more info go to our website,…See More
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How and Why To Get Into National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization for the high-school students. It is dedicated to recognizing and appreciating the young ones for their excellent performance at educational establishments. Hence, those who satisfy the membership requirements laid down by the school’s chapter can apply for the NHS membership.How to get into National Honor Society?The first task is to figure out if your school consists of an NHS chapter. And, if it does…See More
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