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How 3 educators use technology in the classroom

1/26/2015

  • eSchool News (free registration)

Teachers profiled in this article are finding new ways to use technology in their classrooms. One teacher has created a YouTube channel, where students share their work. The medium has been effective,… Read More

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Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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How mindfulness can fit into professional development

1/20/2015

  • EducationHQ

Mindfulness techniques can benefit educators, primary-school teacher Emma Waters writes in this commentary. She suggests several ways educators can use mindfulness and shares how the practice has help… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

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Ill. law allows schools to require access to students' social media

1/21/2015

  • Christian Science Monitor, The

A new law in Illinois allows schools to require students to provide their social media login credentials to help reduce aggressive online behavior. Critics of the law and similar proposals and policie… Read More

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Education news for teachers

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Wis. middle students succeed with RtI, data-driven teaching

1/26/2015

  • Green Bay Press-Gazette (Wis.) (tiered subscription model)

Response-to-intervention specialists at a Wisconsin middle school use computer software and data-driven teaching and learning to help students succeed. The school has adopted strategic scheduling, in … Read More

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News in international education

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Top UK private school offers free multimedia textbooks

1/20/2015

  • BBC

A top private school in England is believed to be the first in the UK to publish free online textbooks that cover a whole exam syllabus. The Stephen Perse Foundation in Cambridge, which has been a lea… Read More

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S.D. bill would repay tuition for teachers in rural schools

1/26/2015

  • South Dakota Public Broadcasting

South Dakota state Sen. Billie Sutton is introducing a bill that would reimburse tuition for teachers who take jobs in rural areas of the state. Sutton says the measure -- similar to one already offer… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Some Ga. colleges see declining enrollment

1/26/2015

  • Augusta Chronicle (Ga.), The

Tougher admission guidelines have led to a drop in enrollment at several public colleges and universities in Georgia, according to state education officials. Schools now require students to submit min… Read More