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Study: Technology may remove barriers for students with dyslexia

9/12/2014

  • PBS

Preliminary research shows that reading on a smartphone or tablet may benefit students with dyslexia, in part, because there are fewer words on the page. Researcher and astrophysicist Matthew Schneps,… Read More

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Global education news

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How Australian schools prepare students for lifelong learning

9/8/2014

  • Australian Teacher Magazine online

Students are taught basic facts in school that prepare them for lifelong learning, as well as how to learn and think critically, according to Australian author and academic Rod Pitcher. In this commen… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

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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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Are there too many alternative certification programs for teachers?

9/12/2014

  • National Public Radio

About 1 in 5 new teachers enters the classroom with training other than that of a four-year undergraduate program or a master's degree. These teachers use alternative certification programs, such as T… Read More

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News in international education

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Intricacies of early learning the focus for academy in Canada

9/8/2014

  • Toronto Star, The

An all-kindergarten academy in Canada was built with the learning styles of its 680 students in mind, with lots of natural light, windows, heated floors and white walls that are used to display studen… Read More

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Is it time to change the way you think?

9/9/2014

  • Leadership Now

Good leaders know that their perspective on a given situation or problem isn't the only one, argue authors Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal. To avoid falling into "cognitive ruts," they argue, understand … Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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Survey ranks colleges on graduates who seek to better the world

9/12/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Loma Linda University in California and the Medical College of Georgia top a new list of colleges and universities that graduate students with "high job meaning," according to a survey by PayScale. Ma… Read More