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A Collection of Good iPad Posters for Your Class

November 18, 2014<br>Today I am sharing with you a resourceful page that contains some interesting visual guides on teaching with iPad. This page is …

Tenure is not the problem: Debunking education reform myths — and providing a real path forward

There are ways to fix public schools, but too many “reformers” are blinded by ideology. Let’s listen to a teacher<p>I’ve been a California public high school math teacher for eight years. I’m not the best teacher in my school or even in my department, but I get consistently positive evaluations, I …

Issa, Cummings duke it out over White House subpoenas

The Department Of Justice Is Investigating The Missing IRS Emails

The Wall Street Journal examined prepared testimony Deputy Attorney General James Cole is set to deliver at a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday. According to the Journal, Cole will confirm the Department of Justice is "investigating the circumstances of …

Corruption

The Best- And Worst-Paying Education Jobs

The oft-given advice to “do what you love” might be of particular relevance to education professionals, many of whom commit to years of study and multiple degrees to secure jobs that may not always guarantee a healthy paycheck.<p>But the education sector includes a broad variety of occupations paying …

Is education better off in state or federal hands?

<i>The federal budget reignited debate over federal-state relations with a decision to cut $80 billion funding for the state responsibilities of schools</i> …

Australia

The death of evidence in education policy?

As federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne has been a revelation. Once seen as a leading moderate, it has been noted that he has emerged as one …

Economics

Sun's 'Long-Lost Sibling' Star Identified By Texas Astronomers

The sun may no longer be considered an only child.<p>A University of Texas astronomer has identified a star 110 light-years from Earth as a probable "solar sibling." The star likely originated in the same star cluster as the sun, and that could yield fresh insights not only into how our home star was …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

There's a Place in the Utah Desert Where People Pretend to Live on Mars

Outfitted in bright orange spacesuits and a full pack of oxygen, three astronauts push open the foot-thick door and step outside onto the rusty red …

Toyota’s Move to Texas—Why Improving Texas Higher Education Should be a Top Priority

News last week that Toyota is moving its North American corporate headquarters from Torrance, California, to my hometown of Plano, Texas, was welcome …

Categories

<i>“Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.”</i><p><b>– Sir Walter Scott</b><p>Let’s talk about Raise Your Hand Texas. Raise Your Hand Texas is …

Texas Has America's Highest Graduation Rate.

<i>Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 978 -- Stop Saying Texas Has A High Dropout Rate Or Low Graduation Rate</i>-<p>Columns and blog posts about Texas have become …

TEA submits Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System details to U.S. Department of Education

AUSTIN – As part of the state’s waiver from specific provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (more commonly known as the No Child …

Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

Technology in the Classroom: Embrace the Bumpy Ride!

<i>Kathy Cassidy is the author of Connected From the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades, published by Powerful Learning Press.</i><p><b>by Kathy …

How to Screencast in 3 Simple Steps

How to Screencast in 3 Simple Steps<p>Do you need to screencast but you’re not sure how to start? Let’s solve that problem right now. There’s a simple …

20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic

15 Best Google Drive Add

Google Drive

How To Create A Custom Google Search Engine For Your Students

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Google Search

10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom

<b>10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom</b><p>by <b>Kelly Walsh</b>, emergingedtech.com<p>What have you heard about the flipped classroom? That it’s just …

5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

"I'm not very tech savvy" is the response I usually hear from teachers that struggle with technology. Whether it's attaching a document to an email …

7 Resources For Building A Classroom Library On A Budget

<b>10 Resources For Building A Classroom Library On A Budget</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Creating a classroom library is easier than ever with the availability …