Michael Herrington

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Jeff Livingston: The Most Neglected Skills

No more red ink! This startup just got $2M to help students perfect their grammar

The latest online education startup to receive funding? NoRedInk, a web-based application that helps students improve their spelling and grammar.<p>NoRedInk’s founder and chief executive Jeff Scheur is a former high school English teacher, who disliked grading assignments with a red pen. His students …

Rise of summer tuition, achievement gap inquiry and boys with special needs

This week's round up includes: a survey of parents worried about the 'summer slide', figures on state school boys with special educational needs and concerns about School Direct<p><b>Summer tutoring on the rise</b><p>More than a quarter of parents, who are concerned about the 'summer slide', plan to hire tutors …

Great Teachers Learn With Their Students

Originally posted at www.toddnorton.me<p>Guest post by Todd Norton<p>A small victory on the second day of school this year still has me smiling. It was …

Special Needs Families Learn to Navigate Government Programs

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA) and the Community Parent Center will host a …

27 Ways to Increase Family Involvement In The Classroom

<b>27 Ways To Increase Family Involvement In The Classroom</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Increasing family involvement in your classroom has probably been a goal …

Education Technology

What changed my teaching – The Reflective Educator

Adam Holman asks <b>a really important question</b>:<p>What have you found to be the catalyst that helped either change your mindset/practice or helped change a …

Pedagogy

How Mass Civil Disobedience at a Seattle High School Catalyzed the 'Education Spring'

Seattle's Garfield High School, home of the bulldogs, is used to winning.<p>Our jazz band is a perennial winner of the Essential Ellington national …

Education