Tuesday, 15 January 2013

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Girls and Games: What's the Attraction?
Games are increasingly recognized by educators as a way to get kids excited about learning. While the stereotype of a "gamer" may evoke the image of a h
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The Modern Definition Of College Readiness
The modern definition of learning, school, and college is an evolving mix of education and technology jargon. So what does that mean for current students?
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Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience
From natural disasters to economic meltdowns, from wars abroad to tragic shootings close to home, this year brought to light the increasing complexity of the world in which we raise kids. Our natural
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The Global Search for Education: What Will Finland Do Next?
Systematic pursuit of children's wellbeing and happiness in secure environments takes precedence over measured academic achievements in Finnish schools, according to Pasi Sahlberg, author of the award-winning book…
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Nine Characteristics of a Great Teacher
Years ago, as a young, eager student, I would have told you that a great teacher was someone who provided classroom entertainment and gave very little homework. Needless to say, after many years of K-12 administrative…
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Tweets

Chris @ChribHibble 14 Jan
As Jurassic Park 4 is being released soon, I think it's apt that we marvel at this genius YouTube comment again... pic.twitter.com/8SLvxJMC
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Fascinating Pictures @Fascinatingpics 14 Jan
Aerial view of Central Park, New York. pic.twitter.com/kJRt0oCW
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Alec Sulkin @thesulk 14 Jan
Psst! You're surrounded by Jews. pic.twitter.com/Q1tjjhHE
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Richard Crouse @RichardCrouse 14 Jan
I knew Tommy Lee Jones reminded me of someone! #goldenglobes pic.twitter.com/WxgluXUo
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 Sean Junkins @sjunkins 14 Jan
Instead of teachers evaluating other teachers, we use a method called "Idea Bandit". Visit a classroom and "steal" a great idea. #21stedchat
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