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Growth in technology "not only affects those who instantly have access to information, but also creates greater access to education around the world. Classroom resources are now available to virtually anyone at little to no cost."
Growth in technology "not only affects those who instantly have access to information, but also creates greater access to education around the world...
With advances in technology and evolving ideas about quality instruction, it's clear that the education of tomorrow will look different than it does...
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Euducators read books on professional development and have conversations with other teachers on forums and in person. They do whatever they can to...
People often ask teachers what they do with their time off during the summer. Do they pick up a second job? Do they go to conferences? Teachers need...
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The National School Board Association said that when determining cost-benefit ratios, there are too many differences between the two types of schools...
An Arkansas study, which claimed greater ROI for charter vs. public schools, has drawn criticism. According to The Daily Caller, the study found...
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"If you want a break from beach reading, or are aiming for a better grasp of the American education system…here's your summer reading syllabus," said...
The New Yorker has made its archives since 2007 (and a few articles from before that) free for the next three months. That includes some great...
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The Georgia Student Growth Model focuses on how students improved from year to year and in certain subjects compared to their peers.
In Atlanta, parents now can see how their children are performing compared to students with similar academic histories. The information in the...
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To stay relevant, schools need to reinvent themselves. Get in on the Maker movement with these tips and tools!
The "Maker Movement" is a hot trend that's made its way into schools throughout the country. Teachers are finding new ways to help students innovate...
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"Each time you're looking at a teacher in the Harry Potter books, you're also looking at Rowling's sense of what teaching is, and what good and bad...
According to The Telegraph, three characters from the Harry Potter series, Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall and Severus Snape, have been named...
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When a longer school day failed to raise achievement, a New Haven, CT, school turned things around by creating more time for teachers to improve...
In 2010, a school in New Haven, CT, took one of its lowest-performing schools, extended the school day to 4:15 p.m. -- and did not see any...
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For example, these two experts dismiss claims that "cyberteaching is an efficient, cost-saving and highly effective means of education."
The education system always needs some refurbishing. Some reform strategies, however, simply do not work.  So said Gene V. Glass and David C...
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"Rolling out the new [evaluation] methods has proved difficult in some cases...as teacher groups resist and problems arise during implementation."
In terms of evaluating teachers, Texas needs another year before implementing its new system. The state is seeking to delay use of the new system...
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