Tag: Teaching

Speak Up Survey 2012- via EdTech Focus on K12 #MarlaClark
Speak Up Survey 2012- via EdTech Focus on K12 #MarlaClark

Each year, the education nonprofit Project Tomorrow spearheads Speak Up, a national online research project that collects and reports the views of K–12 students, educators and parents on

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Teachers Need Time… ignored critical need for collaboration and reflection
Teachers Need Time… ignored critical need for collaboration and reflection

From Linda Darling-Hammond “As recently as 2009, a MetLife study indicated that 68% of educators had more than an hour per week to engage in structured

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Digital Learning Day: What is the State of Digital Learning?
Digital Learning Day: What is the State of Digital Learning?

from the recent PBS Learning Media national teacher survey: 9 in 10 teachers have at least one computer in the classroom 6 in 10 have

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Lifting Education Quality for All: The Drive for Common Standards– links for context
Lifting Education Quality for All: The Drive for Common Standards– links for context

For critical concepts, background and links to the important players in the Common Core movement go to http://www.learningbond.com/ed-revision/    

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KQED Article on Educator-driven Start Ups Address Education Needs and Technology Innovations
KQED Article on Educator-driven Start Ups Address Education Needs and Technology Innovations

 The Rise of Educator-Entrepreneurs: Bringing Classroom Experience to Ed-Tech October 4, 2012  By Katrina Schwartz   Most teachers are happy doing their job — helping kids

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State of Education 2012– NCES Report is out– Highlights Here
State of Education 2012– NCES Report is out– Highlights Here

Section 1 – Participation in Education in the United States CLICK “INDICATOR” LINKS FOR DETAILED DATA. CLICK FIGURE TITLES TO SEE GRAPHICS. Between 2000 and

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The War on Teachers
The War on Teachers

Students in the U.S. are not performing well in comparison to students in other countries– particularly countries which do not experience the immigration and poverty

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Teacher Evaluation – A Time Line, Useful but with Holes
Teacher Evaluation – A Time Line, Useful but with Holes

Wall Street Journal article on Teacher Evaluation provides a good timeline, EXCEPT it is missing the longtime, widely accepted National Board for Professional Teaching Standards comprehensive,

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Teachers Love to Teach
Teachers Love to Teach

    … if we do not burden them with unreasonable expectations, bureaucratic barriers, and disrespectful working conditions.  To attract more great teachers, to keep

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