Monthly Archives: June 2012

NZC Online Newsletter June 2012

Originally posted on Virtual School Meanderings:
And a third Kiwi item… You’re receiving this newsletter because you signed up at NZC Online. NZC Online Update – June 2012 Each month we bring you an email update with information, links, strategies,…

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Role of Technology is Spurring Student Achievement, Supporting Education Reform Efforts

Today’s U.S. Department of Education Daily Digest Bulletin in my inbox included a link to an educational event. Few of us will make it to Aspen to attend, but here are the highlights of one session addressing the role of technology … Continue reading

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Free Professional Development on Technology in Education

Here is a great way to get some free professional development on technology uses in education. There is even a lot of helpful information for parents and simply people interested in learning more about technology. Be aware that you will … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Provides Guidance to Help School Bus Drivers Combat Bullying | U.S. Department of Education

According to the U.S. Department of Education, school bus drivers don’t feel they have the skills or knowledge to deal with bulling behaviors on the part of the riders. According to the National Association for Pupil Transportation, materials were published … Continue reading

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High School and College Dropout: A Report from ETS and an Interview with Bill Gates

Earlier, I came across a post from ETS in LinkedIn. The post pointed to an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education that was an interview with Bill Gates on college dropout. At the end of the article was a … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Teaching/Management:
Always Learning Something As you enter the room, those already there watch you; they learn something about your professionalism, your openness, your style, your desire to be there, your energy. As you scan the room before…

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Originally posted on Virtual School Meanderings:
From the inbox earlier today (a little something for the neo-libs out there)… Volume 12, No. 13 June 25, 2012 Printer-Friendly Version In This Issue: EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS: U.S. Department of Education Would Receive Slight…

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How to Inspire Your Students to Read this Summer | Edutopia

This blog is from Edutopia, a supported by the  George Lucas Educational Foundation. Whether you are a parent or a teacher, this particular post  is a great source for getting students to keep reading during the summer. In general, Edutopia … Continue reading

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8 Questions to Inspire Teaching and Training Moments

This morning I came across this blog. There are some wonderful ideas for teachers, regardless of experience–although the post is aimed at newer teachers. How we ask and thing about questions is an important aspect of teaching that is often … Continue reading

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Duncan Kicks Off “Let’s Read! Let’s Move!” | Blog

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is touring the kicking off the Let’s Read! Let’s Move! initiative for the summer with a bang. He has merged the reading improvement with First Lady Michelle Obama‘s campaign to prevent childhood obesity, and is … Continue reading

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