The Nick Chater Blog
Monday, 2 July 2012
David Hollingshead, Kyle Pace and others share top stories
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Survey on Teachers who use Twitter, Educational Origami, Boys' reading 'must be tackled', That.Just.Happened., Lessons From Ireland: Rebel with an EducationalCause
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Survey on Teachers who use Twitter
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My Colleague Lee Crockett made a comment the other day about BYOD, Bring your own device and Digital Citizenship. He said that the heart of any BYOD program is digital citizenship. And he's right. As soon as a school starts allowing students to...
Boys' reading 'must be tackled'
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The reading gap between boys and girls in England is widening but there is no official strategy to address it, a report says. The All-Party Parliamentary Literacy Group Commission says some boys find reading "nerdish" and receive less parental...
Shared by Kyle Pace
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July 2, 2012 by Summer Howarth And I wonder…if everything could ever feel this real forever, if anything could ever be this good again …- Foo Fighters, Everlong. I'm sitting here with a perfectly smooth and shaped stone in my hand. It's...
Lessons From Ireland: Rebel with an Educational Cause
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and 1 other
Evelyn O'Connor, Ireland's recently honored 2012 Secondary Teacher of the Year , says one of her own high school teachers once told her that it's okay to be a rebel. Now, Ms. O'Connor, rebel with an educational cause, speaks out against the tyranny...
Today's headlines from our Editor
Iran To Test Missiles As Oil Embargo Begins
Iran announced on Sunday that it will test-fire missiles at 100 designated targets during war games being held this week. In a bit of symbolic timing, the tests were announced just as a European embargo on Iranian oil took effect. The embargo is designed to exert pressure on Iran and force it to abandon its nuclear program.
Read more on foxnews.com
European Markets Brace For Bad News
Eurostat is expected to release some ugly unemployment data for the euro zone members on Monday. Economists expect that the jobless rate will rise above the current 11% to near-record levels.
Read more on nytimes.com
Tensions Rise Between Turkey And Syria
The Turkish military scrambled jets three separate times on Saturday as Syrian helicopters operated too close to the border for comfort. Tensions have been high between the two countries since Syria downed a Turkish fighter jet just over a week ago. In a statement last week, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that he would take action against any military approach towards his nation's borders.
Read more on cnn.com
Photo of the Day:
Members of the Spanish national team celebrate their 4-0 victory over Italy in the Euro Cup finals on Sunday. The team has won three straight world titles.
Credit: imago sportfotodienst/Newscom
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