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Who were the victims of the Amtrak derailment?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman. A Wells Fargo executive. An Associated Press video software architect. A chief executive of a small tech company.<p>They are among the seven people who died in Tuesday night's derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia.<p>Amtrak's Northeast …

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

Dec 24, 2015 - geo.itunes.apple.com - 17224<p>Get the official YouTube app for iPhone and iPad. See what the world is watching – from the hottest music …

Create Your Own Online Courses With Versal

There are lots of online courses ranging from some that are incredibly compelling to others that, well, that are just plain boring.<p>One of the problems with online learning is that it takes more than just aiming a video camera at a lecturer to create a compelling class. Sure, YouTube is full of …

5 Classroom Strategies That Help Introverts and Extroverts Do Their Best Work

Thanks in no small part to Susan Cain's bestseller <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking</i>, people have never been more …

Throwing Out Grades Is Good For Learning

From the moment they start school, grades are pretty much a constant in any student’s life, but there is a growing realization among teachers and school leaders that throwing out grades is good for learning.<p>Grades are meant to measure progress, to tell us how much students know. The use of grades …

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Schools in Finland to teach topics as compliment to subjects

Finland is set to make big changes in its delivery of modern education with the introduction of 'phenomenon' learning.<p>Already considered a world …

Games in the Mathematics Classrooms: There’s an App for That!

Slice It!<p>Credit: Com2uS USA, Inc.<p>With all of the evidence pointing toward the effectiveness of game-based learning, one could reasonably ask why …

The Future of Personalized Learning is Now

<i>Jean Fleming</i><p>Call it personalized, differentiated or customized—teachers have long dreamed of an education system that lets them deliver the exact …

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Why Students Don’t Always Transfer What They Seem To Understand

<b>Why Students Don’t Always Transfer What They Seem To Understand</b>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Authentic EducationAs a follow up on my series on reading, most …

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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers

There are a LOT of great books for teachers out there. Picking just fifty is no easy feat but we’ve done our best to cover the best books for …

Without Janitors, Students Are In Charge Of Keeping School Shipshape

Back in 2011, Newt Gingrich was running for president, and he proposed a radical idea to help schools cut costs: Fire the janitors and pay students to do the cleaning.<p>Needless to say, the idea to turn students into moonlighting janitors had about as much support as Gingrich's presidential …

School's Experimental 'Blended Learning' Program Reaps Results

High school offers a flexible schedule for its blended learning program, and it pays off for students, teachers and the school.<p>Shutterstock<p>Huntley …

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To help students see learning as a process, their assessments need to reflect the same ethos, including lots of informal feedback so students can …

Teacher tackling technology gender gap

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Brad Brockmueller blames a stereotype for the lopsided number of boys in his classes.<p>And the problem getting worse, he said.<p>"The stereotype of the computer geek or the computer nerd — 'That's not a field that girls would be good at, or enjoy.' I hear it from younger students." …