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Strategies for Engaging Students with C3 and the Common Core

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:15pm
This webinar will focus on strategies that you can use to develop your lessons around the C3 Inquiry Arc and Common Core lite -More
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Strategies for Engaging Students with C3 and the Common Core

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:15pm
This webinar will focus on strategies that you can use to develop your lessons around the C3 Inquiry Arc and Common Core lite -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Religion, social studies and you

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:15pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Religion, social studies and you

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:15pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:15pm
Bruce Lee, Hong Kong-American martial artist and actor -More
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Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:15pm
Bruce Lee, Hong Kong-American martial artist and actor -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:36am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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More than 4 out of 5 students graduate without a job. How could colleges change that?

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:26am
Robert J. LaBombard, the CEO for GradStaff, Inc., says graduates miss out on opportunities because smaller companies don’t have the resources to recruit on campus, and college career counseling hasn’t kept up with an evolving job market. His company provides a college recruiting program to help hiring companies fill entry-level positions. Here’s his take:Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | For High School Online Newspapers, The Times Offers Inspiration

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:13am
For the first time, we’re posting a piece by a student instead of a teacher. Preston R. Michelson, now a college student, interviews his former high school teacher and journalism adviser, David Cutler, to write about how he created an online newspaper and how its staff used The Times as inspiration.






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The Learning Network: Are You a Saver or a Spender?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 5:00am
Do you always like to buy new things? Or would you rather put aside your money for the future?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | From the Campaign Trail to a Storage Locker in Queens

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 4:30am
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 27 article, “All the Presidents’ Memorabilia.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Jerome Jarre: The Making of a Vine Celebrity

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 4:30am
Do you think Mr. Jarre made the right decision in turning down $1 million from an advertising agency? Why?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | impasse

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 574 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Nation’s per-pupil K-12 funding fell for second consecutive year in 2012

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:01am
After more than a decade of increases in per-pupil funding for K-12 public schools, the nation’s per-pupil spending dropped in 2012 for the second year in a row, according to data released Thursday by the National Center for Education Statistics.Read full article >>






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States Move to Make Citizenship Exams a Classroom Aid

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:44pm
Arizona became the first state to require its high school students to pass the test that is given to immigrants who want to become United States citizens.






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Obama Relents on Proposal to End ‘529’ College Savings Plans

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:43pm
The president, facing pressure from both parties, dropped from his budget a proposal to effectively end college savings accounts known as 529s.






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Renovation of D.C.’s Garrison Elementary delayed again

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 8:35pm
It is a dream scenario for District leaders: Parents rallying around their neighborhood school and vowing to be a part of its renaissance. That’s been happening in the rapidly gentrifying Northwest Washington neighborhood of Logan Circle, where a growing number of parents are hoping to send their young children to school down the street rather than move to the suburbs. Read full article >>
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