| |How education fares if debt supercommittee fails
Washington Post (blog)
By Valerie Strauss Failure of the congressional supercommittee tasked with reducing the federal deficit by at least $1.2 trillion could lead to across-the-board budget cuts, which would have a serious impact on already-distressed public education ...
| |NASUWT: new education law a 'crime against humanity'
"The Education Act gives teachers greater powers over discipline in the classroom and protects them from malicious allegations from pupils. “It is rather odd that a teaching union could be against measures that helps teachers raise standards on the ...
| |Teachers' protest wastes 40 class hours, leaves students in lurch
Times of India
This strike has paralyzed the entire teaching work in the colleges and is affecting the studies. Some colleges had their exams scheduled by the end of November and syllabi of some subjects are yet to be completed. Punjab education minister Sewa Singh ...
| |In Libya, education without the Green Book
“We have 120000 students and about 5000 teaching staff, in a country of 6 million,” said Faisal Krekshi, Tripoli University's new head. “This will tell you how vital this structure is. This place could be the nucleus of a rebuilt country. ...
| |Teachers leaving jobs
The Japan Times
Young teachers also need a degree of autonomy. Instead of imposing the massive number of education ministry regulations, the ministry should allow young teachers a chance to develop their own style of teaching as the best way of increasing their ...
| |Teachers paying price of solution
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Brown Deer School District, for example, has increased the number of classes teachers are responsible for each day, thus eliminating the need to fill any teaching vacancies. Other school systems have increased the length of the school day. ...
| |Cost of education
Evansville Courier & Press
But Pettibone, a member of the Indiana State Board of Education, also acknowledged that most school corporations don't offer teachers the option to accept cash equal to the cost of health insurance. There is some immediacy to the issue of ...
| |'Cultural competency': Bridging divide between teachers, students
Two things, however, are indisputable: Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic achievement gaps exist ineducation, and the urban-school teachers struggling to close those gaps are increasingly unlike their students. Consider the teaching force and student ...
| |Chilean students storm education meeting
DOZENS of Chilean students on Thursday broke into a meeting of lawmakers attended by theeducation minister, forcing its suspension on a third straight day of protests over nationaleducation reform.A live broadcast on local television showed around 60 ...
| |UK's strict norms on education visas irk Scotland
Hindu Business Line
The latest irritant is the stringent restrictions on UK education visas – restrictions which Scotland feels are preventing it from tapping the lucrative Indian education market effectively. The ScottishEducation Secretary, Mr Michael Russell, ...
| |Top education provider to open school in Kenya
By CHRISTINE MUNGAI (email the author) Gems Education, the world's largest private educationprovider, is set to make its debut in the African market with the construction of a new school in Nairobi. Gems Cambridge International School is expected to ...
| |Teachers visit Pickering for training
The Star Democrat
Pickering Creek's Audubon Watershed Experience teaches the fundamentals of bird watching and fishing in context with science education curriculum and the Maryland Middle and High School CoreLearning Goals, and exposes students to a spectrum of ...
| |Education budget could take big hit unless economy improves
Less money will mean fewer classroom teachers, lunchroom workers, administrators, books and programs, especially for the systems that rely totally on basic education funding called the foundation program. “These districts are totally dependent on what ...
| |Spotlight on Education: Ms. Aiona
There is also real love and excitement for learning and discovering." Her journey to become a teacher was an unexpected one. In college she was taking a class and had an amazing realization that teaching would be a wonderful job. ...
| |Education Qld: Plan for schools to hire and fire
The paper says principals may be able to make an "early offer" of placement to student teachersdue to complete their final year of university. Education Minister Cameron Dick said it was important to ensure student teachers had the chance to gain ...
| |Valley Voice: Support for education a benefit for Coachella Valley
The Desert Sun
During my remarks in the White House Rose Garden National Teacher of the Year ceremony I spoke about the importance of education. A fundamental undertaking by our nation is the education of our children. This is particularly important in a democracy. ...
| |Approach to education isn't working
Students were to take the test and the teachers would get the results back showing in what areas students needed help. This never worked because the company that graded the test couldn't get the results back until sometime in the summer. ...
| |Learning early lessons after two months abroad
One life lesson I know I will be learning throughout this year, is to strengthen my communication skills. It's never been easy for me to tell people how I feel and what I think it's because I'm afraid of how it will make other people feel. ...
| |School districts revamp ways to evaluate teachers
Tarentum Valley News Dispatch
In addition to observation, the new method factors in student achievement, school building-level data and an elective category that allows teachers to suggest criteria they feel is crucial to effective teaching. Also, the method goes beyond ratings of ...
| |Public education
Muncie Star Press
Having benefited from the American system of public education, I am responding to a letter that asks "Do Indiana schools serve its students or the teachers and administrators of the public system?" The writer also states that the Delaware County ...
| |Local initiative helps answer need in high-poverty schools
Cooperating teachers and onsite supervisors serve as mentors during practicum and studentteaching. » Participants become certified substitutes through the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and can substitute, as a student teacher, ...
| |Unity, division on school reform
Last week, at its annual meeting, the New Jersey Education Association announced its broadeducation reform agenda. But because of the acrimonious relationship between Governor Christie and the state teachers union, because the NJEA is in the midst of ...
| |Teacher teaches teachers about social justice
American Thinker (blog)
The teachers, learning about teaching for social justice, appreciated the potty talk. CHICAGO - Today, the Chicago Teachers Union released the following statement in response to a viral video promoted by right-wing, anti-public education advocates. ...
| |Legislators struggling to revamp evaluations for teachers
Santa Fe New Mexican.com
Susana Martinez and Public Education Department secretary-designate Hannah Skandera have emphasized revamping the state's methods of evaluating teachers as part of their educational-reform package. The governor formed an Effective Teaching Task Force ...
| |Creative Learning
By Jay Cross
, Lisbon My keynote offers a few provocative thoughts on boosting business productivity — hell, even just staying in the game — as relates to what we know about how people learn. 12 minute video This led to a 45-minute ...
Internet Time Blog
| |HOWTO get a free Stanford Comp Sci education - Boing Boing
By Cory Doctorow
Avi sez, "UnCollege has the lowdown on how to get yourself a free Computer Science education
at Stanford. No tuition, no textbooks, no set class times (students get a week to complete the assignments). Sign-up here." Tags: education
| |Another Argument For Learning Sign Language | Care2 Causes
By Kristina Chew
Forget about education
. Gallaudet and an American, who's name isn't coming to me right now, realized that deaf children were able to be educated if they, and some teachers
, learned a formal sign language. So we got American Sign ...
| |#Change11 Engagement, Sharing and Learning in Times of ...
I think one size doesn't suit all, and though we might have different teaching
strategies in dealing with these challenges in education
, it all depends on how we apply those strategies based on context, and the type of students we have. ... The reasons I raised these questions of assumptions are that educators would likely consider the pedagogies from “teachers
and course perspectives” and thus would put high priorities as in achieving course outcomes, best “teaching
| |Religion Clause: Education Official In Canadian Territory Sets ...
By Howard Friedman
If a District Education
Authority allows one religious group into the schools to distribute materials, it must allow all religious groups the same access. No one, including teachers
and students can be forced to participate in religious programs or ...
| |e-learning Blog » Blog Archive » What do students really use?
By Fiona Strawbridge
We support Staff and Students using technology to enhance teaching
. Here you'll find updates on developments at UCL, links & events as well as case studies and personal experiences. Let us know if you have any ideas you want ...
| |The Innovative Educator: Video Games for Learning? Why Not?
(The Innovative Educator)
are using Minecraft to help students strengthen communication skills, civicsteachers
are using it with students to explore how societies function, and history teachers
are having their students recreate ancient civilizations. The Decision ... It's rare for education
reformers, policymakers, and funders to listen to those at the heart of education
reform work: The student... 100 Video ... The Ten No Nos of Teaching
with a Projector or Interactive Whiteboard. I spend a lot of ...
The Innovative Educator
| |Good teaching = good student retention « Fully Myelinated
By Steve Greene
Interesting piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education
about what actually helps keep students in college. Short version: good teaching
and diversity (I'll leave that part alone because it's not well-explained in the article so I don't want to draw controversy on something I'm not prepared to defend). Good teaching
was not ... That is, a dean is not rewarded because his college is full of goodteachers
; he is rewarded if his college is full of good researchers. Here's the thing: university ...
| |Today's NY Times Article on Legal Education - Brian Leiter's Law ...
By Brian Leiter
Brian Leiter | University of Chicago - Academia.edu (with CV) · Brian Leiter - personal homepage. Personal homepage with CV and information about books and teaching
, and links to on-line papers and audio and video recordings ...
Brian Leiter's Law School Reports
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