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Lecturer in Discipline – Negotiation and Conflict Resolution | Columbia Univesity - School of Continuing Education

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:53pm
US - NY - New York, The Columbia University School of Continuing Education (SCE) invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, effective July 1, 2014. The Lecturer will teach gradua
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Steve Staples to become Virginia’s next superintendent of public instruction

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:40pm

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced Monday that Steve Staples, a veteran school district leader and vocal advocate for testing reform, will become Virginia’s next superintendent of instruction.

Staples most recently served as executive director of the Virginia Association of School Superintendents, where he represented more than 130 district leaders and led an effort to rally state educators around a campaign for a revamped testing program.

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Steve Staples to become Virginia’s next superintendent of public instruction

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:40pm

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced Monday that Steve Staples, a veteran school district leader and vocal advocate for testing reform, will become Virginia’s next superintendent of instruction.

Staples most recently served as executive director of the Virginia Association of School Superintendents, where he represented more than 130 district leaders and led an effort to rally state educators around a campaign for a revamped testing program.

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Dean of Business, Information Technology, Professional Studies, Social Science and Education | Greenfield Community College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:39pm
US - MA - Greenfield, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, a Professional Studies field, a Social Sciences discipline or Master’s degree in Higher Education, 
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Strauss: New Virginia education superintendent advocated for less testing

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:29pm

The man that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe tapped to be the state’s new superintendent of public instruction has been a vocal advocate for reducing the amount of testing required of students as well as creating a new accountability system for teachers and schools.

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Strauss: New Virginia education superintendent advocated for less testing

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:29pm

The man that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe tapped to be the state’s new superintendent of public instruction has been a vocal advocate for reducing the amount of testing required of students as well as creating a new accountability system for teachers and schools.

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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | March 25-31, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:02pm
A Supreme Court argument, a Facebook purchase, climate change and more: How many of the 10 questions in this week’s news quiz can you answer correctly?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | March 25-31, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:02pm
A Supreme Court argument, a Facebook purchase, climate change and more: How many of the 10 questions in this week’s news quiz can you answer correctly?
    





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Lecturer - Sociology | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:32pm
US - CA - Berkeley, RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open March 31, 2014-February 5, 2016 Applications will be accepted through February 5, 2016. The position is open until filled. DESCRIPTION The Department of Sociology
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How to create thoughtful history, social studies lesson plans

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
Finding a balance between spontaneity and well-crafted lesson plans for social studies and history can be a challenge, especi -More
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Australian students explore personal family ties to WWI service members

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
A renewed interest in history is taking place at Goondiwindi State High School on the New South Wales-Queensland border in Au -More
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Calif. students study life story of Cesar Chavez

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
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Connecting with the Past
The Ashbrook Center sponsors a series of colloquia at historic sites that invite teachers to connect with key people and ideas from American history. During a recent colloquium at Mount Vernon, teachers connected with our first president on a deeper level. Their inspiring takeaways can be found here.

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Educators' group opposes ending some social studies tests in Okla.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
The Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies has expressed opposition to a state Senate bill that would end the mandate for th -More
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Should schools change students' grades based on AP exam scores?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
A recent review found that some high schools in Orange County, Fla., raise the grades of Advanced Placement students based on -More
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Ohio district's electronic library grows with help of NBA star

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
Akron Public Schools students in Ohio now have access to a growing catalog of electronic books, thanks to donors that include -More
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Calif. agriculture students, teachers protest proposed cuts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
More than 50 students from four California high schools and their teachers recently traveled to Sacramento to rally against p -More
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