Wednesday, 11 July 2012

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High School Students Want More Tech, Fewer Lectures, Apple Offers Free iPad-In-Education Webcast Series for Teachers, How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning, School is too easy, students report, The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con
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High School Students Want More Tech, Fewer Lectures
blogs.edweek.org  ❘   Shared by David Hollingshead, Bartolo Natoli, M.Ed and 5 others
High school students in the U.S. want more technology in classrooms, as well as more hands-on projects and one-on-one tutoring, but less lectures, according to a new survey called "Learn Now, Lecture Later" from CDW-G , a company that provides...
David Hollingshead Bartolo Natoli, M.Ed Tina Barseghian Sidneyeve Matrix Joe Spano Derek James Richards John Robinson
Apple Offers Free iPad-In-Education Webcast Series for Teachers
educatorstechnology.com  ❘   Shared by Mary Farmer , Daniel Edwards and 4 others
Mary Farmer  Daniel Edwards Kelly Dumont Kristin Ziemke Adam Bellow Derek James Richards
How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning
edutopia.org  ❘   Shared by edutopia, Chris Christensen and 3 others
Ben Johnson served as an administrator in large and small schools, and at a charter school. He was the assistant superintendent of the Natalia Independent School District where he helped bring about major improvements in student learning. The...
edutopia Chris Christensen Daniel Edwards Roberto Camean Erin Klein
School is too easy, students report
usatoday.com  ❘   Shared by Scorebusters, Roberto Camean and 2 others
For more information about reprints & permissions , visit our FAQ's. To report corrections and clarifications, contact Standards Editor Brent Jones . For publication consideration in the newspaper, send comments to letters@usatoday.com . Include...
Scorebusters Roberto Camean Ohio School Boards William King
The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con
edutopia.org  ❘   Shared by LearningForYou, Rachel Small and 2 others
Mary Beth Hertz ( @mbteach on Twitter) is an elementary computer teacher in Philadelphia, PA and a regular blogger on Edutopia . You can read more of her work on her own blog at Philly-teacher . I recently attended the ISTE conference in San Diego,...
LearningForYou Rachel Small Adam Bellow edutopia
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Morning Report
Today's headlines from our Editor
1.
PSU To Release Report On Sandusky Scandal
Penn State University is expected to release a potentially devastating report on Wednesday about what steps university officials, including head coach Joe Paterno, took to possibly conceal the activities of former defensive coordinator and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky. The university has thus far denied participating in a cover-up.
Read more on hosted.ap.org
2.
Episcopal Church Approves Same-Sex Blessing Service
Under a policy approved by a vote of 111 to 41 on Tuesday during the church's national convention in Indianapolis, Episcopal priests will now be allowed to conduct services blessing same-sex relationships. The vote makes the Episcopal Church the largest U.S. Christian domination to officially sanction same-sex relationships.
Read more on cnn.com
3.
Where Is Rep. Jesse Jackson?
Representative Jesse Jackson (D-IL) hasn't been spotted in Washington since June 10th, and his office hasn't been forthcoming with details concerning his health and political future. In a June 26th statement, his office said the congressman was suffering from exhaustion and taking a "medical leave of absence." In the midst of the information vacuum, numerous nefarious rumors are swirling, and it seems unlikely that Jackson will return to the capital until after the August recess.
Read more on politico.com
Photo of the Day: Flood victim Ismail Hossain sits in front of his bicycle by the river Brahmaputra in Gaibandha, Bangladesh last week. Nearly two million people have been affected by flooding in the country in the last few weeks. Credit: Andrew Biraj/Reuters/Newscom
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