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Principal shares tips for using online assessments

9/17/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

The decision to transition to online assessments should not be taken lightly, principal Steve Kwikkel writes in this blog post. He shares several suggestions to help school leaders encourage their sta… Read More

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Global education news

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UK schools focus on teacher salaries, not class sizes

9/16/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

The average class size in primary schools in the United Kingdom is 25 students -- tied for fifth in a review of 33 countries by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Schools in t… Read More

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W.Va. board studies online school with eye toward expansion

9/11/2014

  • Charleston Daily Mail (W.Va.)

An online school offered this fall to students in one West Virginia district will be studied by the state's board of education in the hope it can be replicated statewide. The district's "Cyber Academy… Read More

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Survey: Support grows for teachers to train like doctors

9/16/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

A majority of Americans support requiring teachers to pass a board-certification exam -- similar to those required for doctors and lawyers -- according to a recent survey by PDK International and Gall… Read More

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News in international education

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UK's English-language MOOC viewed in 178 countries

9/16/2014

  • BBC

The British Council's first experiment with massive open online courses has been popular with about 100,000 students signing on for an online English-language course. The course, used in 178 countries… Read More

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Why schools must develop emotional intelligence in teachers, leaders

9/14/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

School districts should invest not only in a teacher's skills and knowledge, but in emotional intelligence as well, K-12 leadership experts Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers write in this blog post. "How m… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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U. at Buffalo sets new enrollment record with nearly 300,000 students

9/16/2014

  • Buffalo News (N.Y.), The

The University at Buffalo has marked its highest-ever enrollment with nearly nearly 30,000 students enrolled for 2014-15. Administrators say they've seen enrollment increase in programs such as nursin… Read More