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Instructor of Humanities and Residential Faculty Member | Saint Mary's School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 9:08am
US - NC - Raleigh, Requirements Bachelor’s degree in teaching field, Master’s degree desirable. Demonstrated interest in the K-12 education of girls. Expertise in teaching with computer technology. Exc
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | March 2, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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Chair in Data Analytics | University of Leeds

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 6:52am
GBR - Nationwide, Please see the job description for the person specification The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a Chair of Data Analytics to capitalise on the current burst of activity world-wide in the a
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Common Core Testing and Its Opponents

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 5:32am
Why are some students refusing to take new standardized tests?






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Strauss: Yet again, SAT scores in Asia withheld because of cheating

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 5:00am
(Correction: Earlier version had the wrong month for the next administration of the SAT in Asia.)For the fourth straight month, SAT scores in Asia are being withheld because of concerns that students cheated — and, it turns out, some of the scores withheld last year still have not been released. In the most recent case, some or all of the scores from the January administration of the exam in Asia are being withheld, as were some scores from the October, November and December exams taken in Asia.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | When Noises Drive You Crazy

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:35am
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 23 article, “Please Stop Making That Noise.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | effete

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 17 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Colorado Yogis Balk at State Regulation of Teacher Training

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 9:21pm
A debate that has roiled Colorado’s growing yoga world pits studio owners against a state agency that says programs to train yoga teachers must be certified.






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Chantilly High student journalists win award celebrating First Amendment

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 7:55pm
For the editors of the Chantilly High School newspaper, it was deciding to highlight free speech on the cover of the Purple Tide newspaper.For the staff of the high school’s student television newscast, it was a three-minute piece about the demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., concerning racial tensions between citizens and police. And for the teens who oversee the Chantilly High yearbook, it’s the independence to edit the Odyssey without meddling by the administration.Read full article >>






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In Arlington, growth threatens a building some view as historic

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 6:48pm
In this brick building on Wilson Boulevard, some see a historic gem in one of Arlington County’s oldest schools, where President Woodrow Wilson would pause and chat with children on the lawn.School officials see an outdated structure and an opportunity to relieve crowding elsewhere in the district, which is seeing unprecedented growth in the student population. The district, which owns the building, plans to tear it down and erect a building about eight times the size to house the H-B Woodlawn program and a program for students with special needs.Read full article >>






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Will new curriculums save our schools? Not anytime soon.

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 5:59pm
I admire Robert Pondiscio, a former fifth-grade teacher who is now a senior fellow and vice president at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. No one writes more clearly or intelligently about how to improve our schools. But even I, a devout optimist, have trouble accepting his view that 2015 will finally give America’s teachers the engaging curriculums they and their students deserve.Read full article >>






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Teaching Artist- General Music/ Choir Class | Foundations Of Music

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 3:04pm
US - IL - Chicago, Mandatory Qualifications: Successful completion of a background check through Chicago Public Schools Teaching experience Relevant personal artistic and musical experience Ability to proficiently
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Teaching Artist- Songwriting & Production Class | Foundations Of Music

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 2:54pm
US - IL - Chicago, Mandatory Qualifications: Successful completion of a background check through Chicago Public Schools Teaching experience Relevant personal artistic and musical/recording/producing experience &
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Strauss: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and baloney

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 2:30pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s school reform proposals have infuriated educators across the state. Award-winning Principal Carol Burris of South Side High School is one of them and in this post, she  explains why. Burris, who has written frequently for this blog,  was named New York’s 2013 High School Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and in 2010, was tapped as the 2010 New York State Outstanding Educator by the School Administrators Association of New York State. Burris has been exposing the botched school reform program in New York for years on this blog. Her most recent post was “Principal: ‘There comes a time when rules must be broken…That time is now.’”Read full article >>






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