All Blog Posts Tagged 'School' (26)

Every Day is Digital Literacy Day for Us!

Today is Digital Learning Day! To mark the occasion, let me take you through a quick walkthrough of the halls of Wamogo Regional Middle/High School and give you a snapshot on how digital learning…

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Added by Colette M Bennett on February 6, 2013 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Thin Line between Learning a Language and Not Learning in YouTube

Some learners have been flexible enough to depend on the internet to help them learn foreign languages. In fact, due to the endless opportunities a learner can take advantage upon learning a language, most students only prefer in internet learning rather than going to Foreign Language School for intimate learning. Who could blame them? Most students, such a reality indeed, they prefer taking the…

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Added by kristomagno on August 13, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Treasures Just Waiting To Be Discovered

Learning is a treasure that will follow its…
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Added by Nikki Robertson on March 12, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments

New HIgh School Construction

Our district is about to embark on building a new high school. We are looking to build it to be flexible and also be able to foster interdisciplinary project based learning. We are thinking about building around pods of classrooms with a common area. If anyone has completed a new high school or also in the planning stage could share their plans or thoughts it would be much appreciated.

 

Thanks, Ben

Added by Dr. Benedict Tantillo III on April 5, 2011 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Landing An Interview With KC Distance Learning

I've been trying to land a job with KC Distance Learning for over a year. My interest in online education began three years ago, when I chose to homeschool my oldest child who had recently been given an IEP and was still not doing so hot in the classroom. Since I was a teacher and had just recently left my position due to a relocation, I was jobless and needing a focus. I decided to take on the education of my own child and after careful research into the world of homeschool curriculum I…

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Added by Rashel Fitchett on December 7, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Education for the People is Now on Facebook

Education for the People is Now on Facebook


Check out Education for the People on Facebook

Added by Michael Dunn on December 5, 2010 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Let Them Eat Government Cheese!

Let Them Eat Government Cheese!



While the ruling elite and their lackeys in the Republican and

Democratic parties negotiate further tax cats for the richest 1% of

Americans, a new report from the USDA indicates that 15% of U.S.

households (50 million people) lacked enough money to buy adequate food

last year.… Continue

Added by Michael Dunn on November 23, 2010 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Parent Triggers: People Power or Corporate Financed Witch Hunts?

Parent Triggers: People Power or Corporate Financed Witch Hunts?





Parents are understandably frustrated with low test scores, low graduation rates and a persistent achievement gap. Many are demanding change and believe the…
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Added by Michael Dunn on November 23, 2010 at 6:35pm — No Comments

KIPP Reform Schools--Teacher Sweat Shops

KIPP Reform Schools--Teacher Sweat Shops



KIPP schools are often touted as an example of how a well-designed school full of dedicated true-believer educators can trump race and class and

get low income students to succeed. This is,…
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Added by Michael Dunn on November 23, 2010 at 6:33pm — No Comments

Back to School How to Get an A+

Do you want to earn excellent grades in every one of your courses? Join this conversation to get study skills tips that will help you to earn A+ grades. This is for students of all ages. Call 323-417-0075 code 878084. It will occur on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Get your questions answered right after Dr. Jones presents helpful tips. Please confirm your participation at stephenjoness@rcn.com.

Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on September 4, 2010 at 9:04am — No Comments

Student voice: do we *really* care about student voice? Live Webchat today

In a few hours I'll be facilitating a live web chat on an area that, after three weeks seeing some fascinating practice in New Zealand and Australia, is closer to my heart than ever. I've written a longer blog post on how I think we could listen… Continue

Added by Ewan McIntosh on August 31, 2010 at 7:50am — No Comments

Taking Courses Online Are Preferred By High School Students Nowadays

macon.com: FORSYTH — Mary Persons High School is too small to hire someone to teach Chinese to the lone senior who wanted to take the course this year.



But the school managed to work around it. During second period, senior Christopher Kennedy takes the class online via the state’s “virtual school.” and it will not cost him much debt consolidation to take this course online than a… Continue

Added by ConorK on November 2, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

The Bookless School Library

Reposted from Meg's Notebook



"When I look at books, I see an outdated technology, like scrolls before books..." Cushing Academy (…
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Added by Meg H on September 5, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Rabbi Robert Abramson, USCJ Director of the Department of Education Reviews Toolbox for Teachers



Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Moving Madrichim to Mentor Teachers and Beyond
, A Review by Rabbi Robert Abramson, Director, Department of Education United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism







This book can make a difference.








For quite some time, some supplementary schools have engaged teens as teaching assistants in a variety of ways and some material was… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on September 4, 2009 at 9:38am — No Comments

Wendy Light, National Education Consultant, USCJ Praises Toolbox for Teachers Wendy Light, National Education Consultant, USCJ Praises Toolbox for Teachers

More Praise for Important New Publication:

Wendy Light, National Education Consultant, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism writes:



We all agree that there is a significant demand for qualified teachers in Jewish day schools and congregational schools. There is concern as to where the next generation of Jewish educators will come from. Dr. Richard and Elaine Solomon have sensitively addressed this challenge in their new book, just released, and entitled… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 30, 2009 at 10:52am — No Comments

Rabbi Dr. Moshe P. Weisblum, author of Ruth Talk, and Table Talk: Biblical Questions and Answers Endorses Toolbox for Teachers

Rabbi Dr. Moshe P.Weisblum, spiritual leader of congregation Kneseth Israel, Annapolis, Maryland and author of Ruth Talk and Table Talk:Biblical Questions and Answers offers this endorsement of Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Moving Madrichim to Mentor Teachers and Beyond.





"One of the best books on the subject...offering hope and help, this groundbreaking book is an ideal source for the transitions that… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 30, 2009 at 10:48am — No Comments

New direct website to order Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Moving Madrichim to Mentor Teachers and Beyond

Friends and Colleagues,



Here's a new web address to directly order Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Moving Madrichim to Mentor Teachers and Beyond: http://toolboxforteachersandmentors.com



For those interested in reading our blog on mentoring Jewish students and teachers, here is that blog's web address:… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 13, 2009 at 7:14pm — No Comments

21st Century Teaching & Learning

The following commentary discusses my viewpoint on 21st Century Teaching and Learning, based on responses to a PLN survey conducted by Lucy Gray, Technology Integration Specialist at the University of Chicago, on August 8, 2009.



What is your personal definition of 21st century learning and/or teaching?

21st Century learning is the process whereby digital natives utilize the power of modern technology to learn anything, anytime, anywhere. Classrooms are no longer… Continue

Added by David Ligon on August 9, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

eLearners.com Launches the National “Career Stimulus Package” from Denver, to Tackle Crisis of Undereducated, Underemployed Adult Americans



eLearners.com, a web resource of EducationDynamics, which has successfully connected learners to online education since 1999, announces the Denver launch of a new national program aimed at helping adults kick start their careers through education, entitled “Career Stimulus Package” (www.careerstimulus.com). The comprehensive career education program will offer undereducated, underemployed adults access to online education opportunities,… Continue

Added by Erik on June 10, 2009 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Hamlet in Plain English

I thought for my first official post on this site I would entertain my readers and fellow teachers with a new way to look at William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Last spring I decided to turn Shakespeare’s world upside down by utilizing the “common craft” technique to storytelling. If you have not visited Lee LeFever’s website, please do now! Pass GO, collect your $200 and get to Common Craft!!!! Ken Rodoff, our technology coach at Springfield, introduced me to this site and we were both impressed by… Continue

Added by Andrew Marcinek on April 10, 2009 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

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