Education group on DC plan: Teachers want more than money in choosing their ...
It also would reassure instructors who worry that teaching in schools with lower test scores will impact their evaluations, his office said. Brown, a Democrat, said his goal is to help students in underachieving schools, not force teachers to leave ...
Varsity teachers, docs to now retire at 65: CM
Times of India
PATNA: Chief minister Nitish Kumar's words were music to the ears of university and college teachers as well as doctors of the Bihar Health Services cadre and Ayush doctors when he announced enhancing their superannuation age from 62 to 65 at a ...
Teachers to face new evaluations
Zanesville Times Recorder
Currently, the value-added statistics only reach a small portion of teaching and don't address teachers outside of grades four through eight, or in subjects such as science, social studies, art or physical education. "It's what we have at our disposal ...
Pharmacy education centre awarded new NHS contract
University of Manchester
This will include opportunities to develop partnerships with The University of Manchester and other higher education institutions. Income generated by the Centre will be reinvested in the learningprogrammes delivered by CPPE and will support the ...
Teaching Chinese in Pakistan to enhance people-to-people contacts: Dr. Firdous
Associated Press of Pakistan
The Minister said in Pakistan education has become a provincial subject and the Sindh government has taken the initiative to introduce Chinese language in its curriculum. “To strengthen bilateral relations, it is vital to ensure that our upcoming ...
Executive education: Partners in law
By Caroline Binham Long gone are the days when law schools were places of pure academic learning. There is an increasing realisation that a full legal education means preparing those students who have signalled an interest in commercial law for what ...
Philippine Association for Teachers of Educational Foundations Midyear ...
The three-day gathering of teacher educators, administrators of Teacher Education Institutions (TEIs), basic education teachers, and other stakeholders in the field of education aims to give participants to trends, processes, and practices in ...
We stand for great education
No child can afford to spend a day or even a minute in a classroom where they are not learning. In Worcester, we have some of the best teachers in the commonwealth. We should honor our greatteachers by ensuring staffing decisions are based on their ...
Chilean students clash with police during protests, demanding more education ...
SANTIAGO, Chile — Chilean students clashed with police on Thursday during a protest demanding more funding for public education, while students in Colombia and Argentina also took to the streets in simultaneous demonstrations. Chilean police used tear ...
Technology can never replace inspiring teachers
The newest magic elixir is the idea of minimizing the role of living teachers by replacing them with technology-based education, in the form of laptop computers and other technological devices. However, according to a major article appearing in one of ...
Teachers 'should work more'
The negotiating teams are discussing details of future teachers' work contracts to make the Austrian education system more efficient and less expensive. It is understood that SPÖ Education Minister Claudia Schmied, ÖVP education affairs expert Werner ...
Interested in a STEM teaching fellowship?
Columbus Dispatch (blog)
The fellowship program includes an intensive one-year, in-school clinical teaching component that connects directly with their university coursework. Faculty from OU's College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences and the Russ College of ...
Cheryl Perkins column: Innovation being used to reshape teaching
Appleton Post Crescent
They are looking to create an improved culture of effective education and make it available to a wider audience. Institutions of learning have been around for quite a while, of course, so it's not surprising that they may be entrenched in centuries-old ...
4 Books For Learning to Design, The Hard Way
By Alexandru Nedelcu
... Learning to Design, The Hard Way. 25 Nov 2011. This is the path I'm taking . . .These books I've read or I'm in the progress of reading (the last one). Highly recommended. ...
Vision Academy teaching kids to make all the right moves — in ...
By Amy Crawford
“It's a calming game; it takes a lot of discipline and restraint,” said Hollis Pierce, the church's director of community partnerships, who brought Vision Academy to Calvary Hill last summer after learning that the secular nonprofit was looking for a space. Pierce, an education consultant and former teacher, also is training tutors and seeking grant funding that would allow for more staff at the Bayview site. Although the program costs $65 a week, some children's tuition is paid by the San ...
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The education gospel and its heretics — Joanne Jacobs
Education is as close as the U.S. gets to a secular religion, writes Steven Brint in the Los Angeles Review of Books. “In a time when Americans have lost faith in their government and economic institutions, millions of us still believe in its saving ...
Learning with 'e's: (re)Designing learning in a digital world
By Steve Wheeler
No longer is it enough for teachers to transmit knowledge to students - much of it quickly goes out of date. In order to ... I chair the Plymouth e-Learning Conference, and I serve on the editorial boards of ten international journals, including the open access publications Research in Learning Technology (formerly ALT-J), Digital Culture and Education, and IRRODL. I'm the chair of the ... Keynote speech, Technology for Teaching and Learning Summit, Melbourne, Australia. November 17. ...
Learning with 'e's
My Talk About Math Education from Skepticon IV | Friendly Atheist
By Hemant Mehta
So I attended this talk by a professor who had been teaching math for 50 years. ... His claim was that the math industry and parents and teachers have all become obsessed with trying to convince kids (and parents) that the math applies directly to life in one way or another. ... Not only should we engage kids in the learning process, and in critical thinking, but we also need to instill in them the idea that if they want to go further in life, that having this kind of understanding is critical. ...
The formal learning toolkit | Onlignment
By Clive Shepherd
It might seem odd to conceive of formal learning interventions as being anything other than top-down, but there are frequent occasions when the initiative to undertake a course comes from the employee and not the employer. Principally this ...
Concurring Opinions » On the New York Times and Legal Education
By Daniel Solove
The problem with this argument is that a theoretical education and scholarship by faculty does not seem to have much connection to a student's success in the job market. If this were the case, then nobody would hire Yale Law School ...