Shawn Gallagher

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5 Of The Most Extreme Claims Made Against Common Core In The Last 5 Years

A final version of the Common Core State Standards was released on June 2, 2010, meaning the education benchmarks turn 5 years old this week. It hasn't been a peaceful childhood for the Common Core.<p>The standards, which have been adopted in a majority of states, emphasize critical thinking over rote …

Education

The Importance of a Healthy Teacher Ego

There are very few professions in which success is usually less obvious. In her classic ethnographic study, <i>Smalltown Teacher</i>, Gertrude McPherson …

Liberal arts majors, rejoice! Technologists are learning they need more than STEM to create appealing products

Steve Jobs knew: Combining technical knowledge with the skills built by study of the humanities is the ideal<p><b>How Companies Are Building the High-Value Skills</b><p>Do companies need to be as diligent as the military in making sure employees are skilled in social interaction? We’re long past the days when …

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5-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

• Flexible Learning Environments (04:02) - Students and teachers at Eanes Independent School District in Austin, Texas, talk about the district's …

School Teachers Turn Old Lockers Into Literary Works of Art

At Biloxi Junior High School, the teachers are spending their summer pretty productively. They're taking an entire hallway lined with dull green …

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Microsoft Looks to Woo Shoppers With $199 Tablet, 12 Days of Deals

Aiming to attract more shoppers to its stores — and to Windows — Microsoft is planning 12 days of deals, kicking off Monday with a $199 tablet for …

Where Did Humans Come From?

Warm up your wrist: 5M smartwatch shipments expected in 2014

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Smartwatches of some sort have been around for years without truly making a dent in the mainstream consumer market. That’s all …