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Lecturers | University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 5:49am
US - CA - Irvine, School of Social SciencesDepartment of Economics2014/2015 Academic YearPosition: LecturerThe Department of Economics is currently accepting applications for temporary part-time Lecturers for the 2014
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The Learning Network: When Do You Write by Hand?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 5:04am
Has it been your experience that you learn things differently or better when you write by hand? Why or why not?






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Strauss: Why hedge funds love charter schools

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 5:02am

One of the features of corporate school reform is the interest that Wall Street has shown in supporting charter schools. Why?  No doubt hedge fund managers would say they want to support education and help young people have educational choices. But here’s another part of the answer, written by Alan Singer,  a social studies educator in the Department of Teaching, Literacy and Leadership at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York, and the editor of Social Science Docket (a joint publication of the New York and New Jersey Councils for Social Studies). He taught at a number of secondary schools in New York City, including Franklin K. Lane High School and Edward R. Murrow High School. He is also the author of several books.  This appeared on his Huffington Post blog.

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | New U.S. Effort to Aid Unaccompanied Child Migrants

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 4:49am
Why has there been a recent surge in children attempting to enter the country illegally?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Math, June 4, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 4:18am
Can you calculate the the approximate vertical distance between the upper and lower mezzanine levels of a New York City subway station?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | mite

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 59 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Alexandria looking to light up Friday night football games, but neighbors are cool to idea

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:01am

The Alexandria School Board is studying whether it can add permanent lights to the football stadium at T.C. Williams High School, renewing a long-standing and contentious debate that has riled those who live in residential neighborhoods near the school west of Old Town.

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New York City Teachers Vote for Raise and a Nine-Year Contract

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 6:43pm
The contract, agreed to in May by city officials and the teachers’ union, will increase pay but leaves many questions about future health benefits.






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Student-Login Chaos Fueling Software Password Upgrades

Education Week - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 6:36pm
Schools are exploring "single sign-on" technologies that allow both teachers and students to access multiple software programs with just one set of login information.
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Taking Competency-Based Learning From Policy to Reality

Education Week - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 6:30pm
Fred Bramante, an entrepreneur and former chairman of the New Hampshire board of education, is trying to help institutionalize real-world learning at schools across the Granite State.
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#5433 Administrative Support Assistant II, Enrollment Services | San Diego State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 6:14pm
US - CA - San Diego, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Experience to be proficient in performing most or all work assignments. General working knowledge of applicable university infrastructure, policie
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NEA Aims to Revive Organizing as Membership Drops

Education Week - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 5:38pm
The national teachers' union is imploring local affiliates to better engage current and potential members, and has launched a Center for Organizing to provide tools and training.
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Costs, Quality on Radar as Dual Enrollment Rises

Education Week - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 5:15pm
With the programs surging in popularity, policymakers and advocates are wrestling with how to pay the costs and promote broader access to college for disadvantaged youths.
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How Can Teachers Foster Curiosity?

Education Week - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 5:14pm
Schools must be free to spark curiosity in students too distracted by other issues to come by it naturally, Erik Shonstrom says.
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A Black Father's Search for a Diverse Preschool

Education Week - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 5:14pm
H. Richard Milner's search for a high-quality, diverse preschool for his daughters revealed early-education inequities.
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More changes at the top in Montgomery County’s school system

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 5:03pm

Montgomery County made more changes to its top school leadership Tuesday, bringing in an educator from Baltimore as its chief academic officer.

Maria V. Navarro, acting chief academic officer of Baltimore City Public Schools, takes the job of chief academic officer in Montgomery County. With 151,000 students, Montgomery is Maryland’s largest and fastest-growing school system.

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Strauss: National principals group urges slowdown in Common Core implementation

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 4:37pm

The National Association of Secondary School Principals is calling for a slowdown in the Common Core initiative, citing educators’ concerns about “the implementation of the new standards in their states and the inadequate training they have received to help them ensure that their teachers are able to change instructional practices.”

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Prince William board’s vote on high school boundaries delayed pending DOJ inquiry

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 4:20pm

Prince William County school officials announced Tuesday that a vote on new boundaries for the 12th high school will be delayed so they have time to respond to an inquiry from the Department of Justice about the boundary-setting process and the projected demographic changes it would cause.

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Part Time Faculty in Social Work | Eastern Connecticut State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:15pm
US - CT - Willimantic, The CSWE Accredited BSW program seeks excellent teachers as applicants for a variety of part time teaching positions for generalist social work foundation, capstone and practice classes for fall 2014
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Visiting Assistant Professor | State University of New York at Oswego

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 2:39pm
US - NY - Oswego, Required Qualifications: Graduate level degree in graphic design or related field An active art/graphic design career as evidenced by current work, publications and exhibitions Candidates mus
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