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Lecturer on Education; Master Teacher in Residence (English), Harvard Teacher Fellows Program | Harvard University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:51pm
US - MA - Cambridge, The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) invites applications for the position of Lecturer on Education and Master Teacher in Residence for the Harvard Teacher Fellows (HTF) Program, for the c
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Lecturer on Education; Master Teacher in Residence (Mathematics), Harvard Teacher Fellows Program | Harvard University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:51pm
US - MA - Cambridge, The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) invites applications for the position of Lecturer on Education and Master Teacher in Residence for the Harvard Teacher Fellows (HTF) Program, for the c
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Seattle 5th-graders join effort to put a woman on $20 bill

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Fifth-graders at a Seattle elementary school are researching 16 women in U.S.  -More
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Canadian teachers integrate aboriginal heritage into curriculum

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Some schools in Alberta, Canada, are enhancing the learning of students by creating programs that use local aboriginal langua -More
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Students develop academic, social skills through puzzle challenges

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
A part-day, hands-on learning program at a Florida elementary school helps students who are gifted develop academic and socia -More
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Graduation rates up, disparities remain for students with disabilities

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
The nationwide graduation rate of students with disabilities rose to nearly 62% for the 2012-13 school year, a 3% increase fr -More
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Tips to help plan high-tech lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
The most challenging part of technology integration is envisioning goals for the use of the technology, according to Tom Dacc -More
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England's King Richard III begins process for long-awaited burial

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
The remains of King Richard III, found in 2012 under a parking lot, soon will be laid to rest in Leicester Cathedral in Engla -More
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Minn. students Skype with Army officer to better understand PTSD in novel

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Sixth-graders at a Minnesota school recently spoke to Army Lt.  -More
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Election results are in!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Terry Cherry, teacher at Naaman Forest High School in Garland, Texas, has been elected as vice-president of National Council  -More
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Join us March 24 for Essentials of Dialogue Webinar

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Essentials of Dialogue is part two of a four-part webinar series that focuses on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical ap -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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I will either find a way or make one.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Hannibal, military leader -More
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When it does matter where you go to college

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:33pm
My post last week on a new book by New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be,” generated hundreds of comments here and on Facebook. Many people agreed with Bruni, telling their own stories of attending less-selective colleges and turning out just fine. But lots of others mentioned the very real recruiting practices of a handful of blue-chip companies, especially on Wall Street and among consulting companies, that only look at graduates of elite schools.Read full article >>






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Motherlode Blog: Go Ahead, Help Your Child Apply to College

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:13pm
As a parent, you can’t escape the role of college-application Sherpa. Nor should you try.






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Strauss: Proposed student data privacy bill does little to protect privacy (update)

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:07pm
(Update: legislators did not introduce legislation on Monday as planned).Two U.S. legislators are set to introduce a bill in the House that they say is aimed at limiting the way education technology companies can use data that they collect about students from kindergarten through the 12th grade. It’s called the Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act, and its chief sponsors say it is meant to address a growing concern among students, parents and educators about the use of the oceans of data being collected about America’s young people. But a new analysis of the legislation, which you can read below, concludes that it doesn’t do much to protect the privacy of student data — and that it doesn’t stop the actual collection and mining of data by companies, which can use it to make money.Read full article >>






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Middle School Humanities | St. Mark's School of Texas

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 10:43am
US - TX - Dallas, Participation in the St. Mark’s School of Texas Wilderness Program and coaching are preferred activities, as is working with the middle school literary magazine. If you are interested in the pos
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Virginia’s Liberty University: A mega-college and Republican presidential stage

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 10:16am
Why has Liberty University become a stage of choice in Republican presidential politics?On Monday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is expected to launch his bid for the White House from the university in Lynchburg, Va. Republican candidate Mitt Romney spoke about Judeo-Christian values at the campus during his 2012 campaign. In 2014, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R), a possible 2016 contender, spoke at Liberty’s commencement.Read full article >>






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