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Alternative_Education

A group to discuss best practices related to alternative education. Specifically, general and special education students that are at-risk of dropping out of school due to various reasons.

Members: 17
Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2015

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Motivation

Started by Ray Dorso. Last reply by Lorraine Maxson Jun 9, 2011. 1 Reply

 How often have you heard someone say a student isn't motivated?How many incentive based programs have you implemented to encourage a student to engage or behave? Personally, I have developed many;…Continue

Alternative Education Program Types

Started by Ray Dorso. Last reply by gscavette Dec 18, 2010. 5 Replies

There are many varieties of alternative education programs. Private out of district placements, public school within in a school models, public- separate site models and many other variations. I have…Continue

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Retention vs Social Promotion

Started by Ray Dorso May 30, 2010. 0 Replies

Clearly, many variables need to be taken into account when deciding to socially promote or retain a student. When making this decision consider the following. If a student is retained, ensure the…Continue

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Shawn Mitchell replied to Katherine Maloney's discussion Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study
"In a time of exponential change, affordable and high-quality professional development for teachers is an urgent need that the Private Learning Network (PLN) promises to fulfill. The purpose of this qualitative case is to (a) examine, understand, and…"
Aug 11
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Jun 17
Shawn Mitchell replied to Janet Wilkins's discussion Essay Writing Structure!
"Essay writing is considered to be one of the most important things when it comes to writing skills, and so many students struggle with it. It’s hard for them to understand the basic essay writing structure and to help them with that, the…"
May 28
Shawn Mitchell replied to Tata Nech's discussion Hey People
"i hope you are good in this time. and you can learn new things about tech & e-learning and too many things. And i want to read more blogs about it."
May 7
Shawn Mitchell replied to George Danke's discussion Integration with The Latest Technology in Education Field
"Condition is worse due to Covid we cannot go anywhere and even universities and research labs are closed. Hope the situation will be normal soon. Then we can think about something else"
Apr 29
Tata Nech posted a blog post

More Than a Sport: A Look at Scootering’s Evolution

Too many people do not have a clear idea about what is a Scooter; and much less than there is a sport based on it. Besides, it is a sport that has evolved a lot from its beginning, but if you do not know too much about the sport is hard to see it as more than a kid game.However, this sport is more than just kids and young people making scooter tricks in a square; scootering is a kind of culture and a lifestyle that has more than 20 years growing to become what it is today.For this reason, we…See More
Apr 24
Shawn Mitchell replied to Rob Schoonveld's discussion Twitter vs Edupln
"My preference is this website is best. Twitter is used for social purpose and EDUPLN is used for professional discussion which you cannot discuss on social platforms."
Apr 14
Shawn Mitchell replied to Shanshan Ma's discussion Personalized learning network and social media
"Hi, There are too many platforms of social media and the member of those platform discuss so many things and participate. So it depends only on you where do you want to discuss."
Apr 14

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