Queensland plan for education nest egg
EVERY Queensland child born on or after July 1, 2012 would have a nest egg valued between $7800 and $9500 when they turn 18 under a plan to use the state's resources to fuel the education of the next generation of Queenslanders. ...
Pacific Learning Introduces Six-week Literacy Intervention System for Today's ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The LIS/SIL program was developed by two Texas-based Bilingual Academic Intervention teachers, Donna Cuevas Roeder and Anjeanetta Prater Matthews, as a culmination of their passion foreducation and their expert understanding of what children need for ...
Teaching the right way to write
Some schools and school systems, including the Indiana Department of Education, have dropped cursive requirements altogether. This summer, during a revision of Indiana's curriculum, any mention of learning or using cursive was omitted, ...
Xueda Education Group Announces Appointment of New Directors to Its Board
MarketWatch (press release)
Since opening its first learning center in 2004, Xueda has organically built an extensive tutoring service network comprised of 273 learning centers and 11364 full-time service professionals, serving customers located in 62 economically developed ...
Changes afoot for education retirement
Nearly 100000 teachers and school workers in New Mexico could be facing big changes in their retirement plan including paying more and having to work longer.
Teachers' president not resigning over controversial remarks
Windy City Times
Lewis, 58, who is also vice president of the American Federation for Teachers, mocked US Education Secretary Arne Duncan's lisp during a union rally in Seattle, Wash., Oct. 1. The conservative Education Action Group, which advocates school choice, ...
State's education chief faces tough tasks
And the whole conversation about the common core is about how we improve teaching and learning and what happens in classrooms between teachers and students. So when someone goes to a workshop on the common core ... that's not a distraction from the ...
Stanford Economist Rebuts Much-Cited Report That Debunks Test-Based Education
When the National Research Council published the results of a decade-long study on the effects of standardized testing on student learning this summer, critics who have long opposed the use of exams as a teaching incentive rejoiced. ...
Evaluating teacher education programs
There is little doubt in many peoples' minds that today's teachers are better prepared than ever before. But not all agree. Even so, teaching has gotten increasingly more difficult. That is why teacher education programs are now coming to center stage ...
Board of Education Approves Search Contract, Discusses Book Purchases
Sonja Karwacki, executive director of liberal arts for the school system, told the board that mistakes were made while some school system officials were out of town or on vacation and teachers began work reviewing the system's language arts standards ...
Education finance panel back from limbo
Washington Post (blog)
By Bill Turque After springing into existence in late September, following many months of delay, the Public Education Finance Reform Commission (PEFRC) essentially disappeared. Formed by the DC Council in 2010 to explore questions about fairness and ...
Teaching and Learning About Gay History and Issues
New York Times (blog)
Below, we've put together a collection of New York Times and Learning Network materials that includes lesson plans, Student Opinion questions and other teaching materials, along with Times multimedia and feature articles, including historical articles ...
Increased education funding requested
The News Journal
It also would increase the number of teachers and fund step increases in salaries. The request was made at the department's hearing before the Office of Management and Budget. To bolster its request, the department showed that enrollment in public ...
Teach for America and HSF Partner to Find More Latino Teachers
County recruiters at schools are desperate for Latino staff, sending job announcements to colleges with high Latino populations including Puerto Rico, and hiring teachers that are still learningSpanish. “They look around their school and they don't ...
Half of Lee teachers leave their jobs within 5 years, creating huge retraining ...
Naples Daily News
But the biggest issue, Adkins and others say, may be a lack of on-the-job support or preparedness for teaching. New teachers go through induction programs in both Lee and Collier counties before the start of the school year. ...
Meriden teachers at top step get raises
Of the nearly 700 teachers, 86 percent approved the new contract, Benham said. The contract goes into effect for the 2012-13 school year. The increases only affect teachers who have reached the top step in the salary schedule after 11 years of teaching ...
Early Learning Centre for children with Down's syndrome celebrates its anniversary
The first non-government Early Learning Centre for children with Down's syndrome started its work in Kyiv a year ago, and 320 families from all over Ukraine has already visited it. The centre is not supported by state. “In the beginning we applied to ...
TATA Interactive Systems to Host TATA Interactive Learning Disability Forum ...
Over the years, the TLDF has grown multi-fold based on the learning from each year's activities and achieved significant milestones in this cause from supporting the first LD Clinic in Mumbai to influencing the introduction of Special Education in the ...
Teachers union confronts school board on scheduling issues
Palm Beach Post
Two Jeaga teachers, Elana Arrington and Patricia Lanza, at Tuesday's meeting said they help students with assignments, discipline them and take attendance . "That's teaching. It's not non-instructional," Lanza said. Lanza suggested that the school ...
Adult and Community Education School helps with new careers
Adult Education, a division of the Indian River County School District, is located at 1426 19th St., downtown Vero Beach. Our mission here at the Adult and Community Education School is to provide lifelong learning and career educational programs in an ...
Commentary: Education requires bipartisan fixes
The Detroit News
Education decisions have always been political decisions. But they don't have to be hyperpartisan political ones. Unfortunately, that's become the norm in recent months. For years, the MichiganEducation Association has stood for electing friends of ...
Annie Shattuck: Occupying Our Education
By Annie Shattuck
Our public university system is being systematically privatized, making it harder and harder for students from working class families to access higher education.
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5 Ways Online Education May Improve Your Social Life | Techi.com
By Greg Voakes
Parties can often come to a halt when the designated driver has to leave at midnight due to an early class the next morning, but pursuing an online education will allow you to stay out all night and save your studying for the next afternoon. Just try not to vomit on your textbooks or ... When attending a class, the urge to break off from paying attention and foray into reddit for some browsing and lightlearning can really effect your grades. Knowing WTF the teacher is talking about is half the ...
Rash Affects Several Teachers At Hunking Middle School In ...
They should give more back to the community than all that education for our next generation, right? November 23, 2011 at 8:09 am. blackbear1. Joe, have a rotten holiday season. Try teaching yourself someday, if you can qualify. Teachers are ...
Changes afoot for education retirement
By Deanna Sauceda
SANTA FE (KRQE) - Nearly 100000 teachers and school workers in New Mexico could be facing big changes in their retirement plan including paying more and having to work longer. This comes as the state tries to save the plan, which is ...
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News Quiz | Nov. 23, 2011 - NYTimes.com - The Learning Network
By By TIFFANY FRASIER
About The Learning Network. The Learning Network provides teaching and learning materials and ideas based on New York Times content. Teachers can use or adapt our lessons across subject areas and levels. Students can respond to our ...
The Learning Network
Beware who's selling informal learning | Clive on Learning
By Clive Shepherd
There is no doubt whatsoever in my mind that historically we have underplayed the importance of informal learning, whether that's experiential, on-demand or social. I'm equally convinced that, with the proliferation of great social networking ...
Clive on Learning
School Districts Fear Slashed Budgets After Supercommittee Fails ...
By Alyson Klein
Michele McNeil covered education and state government in Indiana for a decade before joiningEducation Week as a state policy reporter in June 2006. Alyson Klein, who reports on federaleducation policy, joined the staff in February 2006 ...
Politics K-12 - Education Week
Learning with 'e's: Fabulous learning spaces
By Steve Wheeler
Furthermore, all the resources the teachers create for teaching and assessment are licensed under Creative Commons for free use by other educators. My hope it that we will still other schools using this model in the future, both in New ...
Learning with 'e's
The World Conspires to Make Expertise Unreliable - Rick Hess ...
By Rick Hess
Education policy maven Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute think tank offers straight talk on matters of policy, politics, research, and reform. .... Head of School; Fusion Academy & Learning Centers, New York, NY; Director of Strategic Learning Initiatives; Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA; Director of Fine Arts; Niles Township High School District 219, Skokie, IL ... That Experts Understood the World · Making Sense of the Whole "Are Teachers Overpaid? ...
Rick Hess Straight Up
Teaching Geocaching and a Lackey to Complete a 5/5 | Latitude 47
By Eric Schudiske
Many teachers in the latter group have placed (unlisted) geocaches on their school grounds and used them to encourage cross-curricular learning. One teacher told me about a lesson that encompasses the Science and Physical Education ...
The Conundrum of Blaming Teachers and Doctors: Second Time ...
Both teachers and doctors are blamed for the problem, on the one hand, yet, on the other hand–give thanks that we only have two hands–they are expected to solve the very problems for which they are blamed. The conundrum ... Over 3.5 million teachers do the daily work of teaching; they teach reading, wipe noses, find lost backpacks, write recommendations, and grade tests. ... So blaming and shaming teachers into working harder is no recipe for improved student learning. Surely ...
Larry Cuban on School Reform...
Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions
By Joanna VonLuehrte
As social networks progress and online social learning grows in popularity, the need to implement social learning technologies within business settings becomes increasingly prevalent. While Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn lead the way as ...
More Hispanic teachers needed | Being Latino Online Magazine
By Adriana Villavicencio
The research indicates that the success of these teachers can be linked to their ability to hold high expectations, use culturally relevant teaching, and develop caring relationships with minority students. Solutions? In response to changing ...
Being Latino Online Magazine
Detroit Education News, Local Stories, Resources and More from ...
National Education Headlines. Florida A&M suspends bands after ... See how teens are fooling parents, teachers -- even cops! And it's so potent they're getting ...