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Student Voice and School Governance

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults<p>Routledge, Jun 5, 2015 - Education - 184 pages<p>Contents<p>About the …

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

Android News

Pioneering the New Way of Learning: Learner Agency and Opportunity

<b>Testing the Ingredients to Learner Agency Success… Through Learners</b><p>We are members of GripTape’s Youth Leadership Board which is composed of youth in …

Pedagogy

Delaware County Leaders Announce Groundbreaking Supreme Court Decision for Public Education Wed. Oct 25th 9:00 am Lansdowne https://t.co/Izh8fnrNjT

Spot the Flaw in a Politician's Argument With This Guide to Logical Fallacies

Humans are biased. We remember things that confirm our beliefs more than things that don’t. And every day, we’re presented with new information and …

Design Thinking and the Deskless Classroom

Last September, the day before students returned, I looked around my classroom and panicked. Bulletin boards were bare, and there was no furniture. I …

Pedagogy

7 Qualities That Promote Teacher Leadership in Schools

There’s a growing consensus among students, parents, teachers and education leaders that the current education system isn’t appropriately preparing …

Pedagogy

Before You Assign That Homework – What Students Wish You Knew

“Should teachers assign homework?” was the question I asked my students today. I thought I knew the answer, a resounding no I was sure, and yet, once …

Teaching

Education in Two Worlds: William Mathis on “Economics, Education and Sitting Bull” (by William Mathis)

"William Mathis is Managing Director of the National Education Policy Center, a former school superintendent and member of the Vermont state board of …

Achievement Gap

Review of The Efficiency Index

A new report that scores and ranks national education systems based on their efficiency has been receiving considerable media attention on both sides …

Education

Yong Zhao: Fatal Attraction: Why Copying Each Other Won’t Improve Education?

Yong Zhao: Fatal Attraction: Why Copying Each Other Won’t Improve Education?Why is the West racing to copy Asia’s education system as fast as the …

Education

5 Ways to Give Your Students More Voice and Choice

We all just sat there in the silence of those three words.<p>Then I said, "Who knows something about this that they can share?" A few students shared …

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Effective Administrator and Teacher Leadership<p>Leadership is second only to teaching among school-related factors that can improve student …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Self-improvement

A Closer Look at States' Charter School Performance

<i>By guest blogger Kevin Connors</i><p>A newly published examination of charter schools not only offers insights on the nationwide performance of the sector, …

Facebook

As the incomes of affluent and poor families have diverged over the past three decades, so too has the educational performance of their children. But …

Income Inequality

Forward-Looking Alternatives on Critical Education Issues

<b>NEPC Series Offers Research-Based Options for Policymakers</b><p><b>Contact:</b> <br>William J. Mathis, (802) 383-0058, wmathis@sover.net<br>Jamie Horwitz, 202-549-4921, …

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Student Voices from #TEDTalksEd

Does Money Matter in Education? Second Edition

<b>** NEW SECOND EDITION</b><p>This report presents a comprehensive review of the high-quality empirical evidence on whether and how money matters in …

Personal Finance

America’s Union Suppression Movement (and Its Apologists), Part Two

<i>This is part two of a two-part post. The first part can be found here.</i><p>As the war against American unions reached a fever pitch in recent years, there …

New York State

America’s Union Suppression Movement (and Its Apologists), Part One

<i>Last week, in “Is There A ‘Corporate Education Reform’ Movement?”, I wrote about the logic of forming strategic alliances on specific issues with</i> …

Middle-class

Is the Global Economy Slowly Falling Apart?

It’s conventional wisdom that the U.S. economy is steadily recovering from the recession, even if progress is slow and disappointing. But there’s …