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Videos of Top Teachers Explaining Their Craft

Videos of Top Teachers Explaining Their Craft
New York Times (blog)
Most of the videos will be available only to Washington teachers who have access to a password protected portal. Jill Nyhus, senior director of technology in Washington, said that the district wanted to show parents and teaching recruits, though, a few ...

Teacher crush troubles student
Chicago Sun-Times
I'm ready for a new challenge. The only thing holding me back is a romantic attraction I have toward one of my high school teachers. He and I are best friends, but I love him more than as a friend. I have bought him many meals and gifts since he taught ...

Scott Stinson: Ontario teachers lose the carrot, get the stick
National Post
On Thursday, his education minister, Laurel Broten, introduced the denouement to the premier's decidedly optimistic and wildly unsuccessful union-management plan: Legislation that would, if passed, force a new two-year contract on teachers' unions ...

National Post

Making an IMPACT: Evaluation Changes Will Better Serve Teachers and Students
Huffington Post
This means that for these teachers, IMPACT will now allow us greater discretion in ensuring we are being evaluated based on a more well-rounded view of how our students are growing and learningthroughout the year. ... Alyson Roberts are both DCPS ...

Bill to create statewide teacher evaluation system clears key hurdle
Los Angeles Times
But the bill would require negotiated agreement with unions, including United Teachers Los Angeles, which opposes the Los Angeles Unified School District's use of student test scores as one measure of teacher effectiveness. LAUSD Supt. ... Arun ...

Teachers seek to donate sick leave to husband of woman fighting infection
Fox News
Dozens of teachers asked the board to allow them to donate their time off to fellow teacher Mark Rinehart so that he can take care of his wife. Hannah Rinehart is recovering at Northside Hospital after contracting a rare bacterial infection more than a ...

Marin teacher fired, police launch sex misconduct investigation
San Jose Mercury News
Marin Academy, the elite private high school in San Rafael, fired a longtime teacher over allegations of "inappropriate relationships" with three girl students about 30 years ago, administrators announced Thursday. The school referred its ...

Reimagining Education, NOW
Huffington Post
It's a presidential election season, which means we can all be sure of two things: conversations about education will take a backseat to more "pressing" issues like the economy and foreign policy, and Congress will once again do nothing to address our ...

Fewer City Teachers Receive Tenure
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Just over half the New York City public school teachers eligible received tenure last year, a record low as the city clamps down on granting the job protection for the second year, the Department ofEducation said Friday. Of the 3954 teachers eligible ...

App Smart Extra: More Music-Teaching Apps
New York Times (blog)
But there're as many music-centric apps as you can imagine on Android, iOS and Windows Phone platforms, and not all of them are directly about learning to play music, or identify or understand musical instruments. The Animoog app for the iPad.

New York Times (blog)

Young immigrants may find college elusive
''There's still going to be a challenge for these students to pursue higher education,'' said Deborah Santiago, co-founder and vice president for policy and research of Excelencia in Education. ''I don't think the numbers are going to be high ...

Two Sacramento County teachers share annual award for 2013
Sacramento Bee
The two teachers were chosen from 15 finalists. They are Jennifer Ellerman, who teaches seventh-grade language arts at Sacramento City's California Middle School, and Bob Crongeyer, who teaches fifth- and sixth-grade Gifted and Talented Education at ...

To Train Teachers, a New Lesson Plan
Wall Street Journal
Veteran teacher Mauricia Dantes, Ms. Filippini's yearlong mentor, quietly suggested having students clap out each sound, knowing that some children learn better with physical activity. ... The U.S. Department of Education has doled out about $223 ...

Jurors began deliberating in sex trial of former Kennedale teacher
Fort Worth Star Telegram
FORT WORTH -- Jurors have begun deliberating in the salacious case of a former Kennedale High School teacher who is accused of having sex with five of her students. If convicted, Brittni Colleps, a 28-year-old mother of three, could be sentenced to the ...

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Detroit Board of Education seeks to reassert power as school year nears
Detroit Free Press
In its first meeting since regaining some authority, the Detroit Board of Education voted Thursday evening to sue the state, shake up the district's organizational chart and ensure that teachers get school assignments soon. The suit seeks to replace ...

Don't Ban Tuition - Just Overhaul the Education System
The idea of cramming and memorizing theoretical knowledge as opposed to the practical approaches to learning has become the epitome of the Kenyan education and the Ministry of Education has itself to blame for this. ... Unless the Ministry of education ...

Teachers' testimony conflicts
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Thomas-Collier told a tribunal of retired educators that when, a decade after his Ohio experience,teachers at Atlanta's William Finch Elementary School asked him to stay after school with them to erase stray marks on CRCT standardized test answer ...

Education Insiders on Obama and Romney
National Review Online (blog)
Whiteboard Advisors, a consultancy focused on education, regularly surveys a small group of influential education thinkers, practitioners, and lobbyists. These education insiders are skeptical of both President Obama and Mitt Romney, though somewhat ...

Keep the flame alive: Labour demands answers from Department of Education
Labour has written to the Department of Education demanding to know why Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, over-ruled his independent advisers when selling off school playing fields. In the letter to Chris Wormald, the senior civil servant at the ...


Teacher hurt other students, lawyer says
The single mother of a 12-year-old autistic boy who police said was roughed up by a teacher at a private Davie school broke into tears Thursday evening as she described the episode's effect on her son. The boy, who has the mental capacity of a 7- or 8 ...

Friday TV Picks: 'Teachers Rock' concert on CBS
The Seattle Times
Friday TV Picks: 'Teachers Rock' concert on CBS. TV picks for Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, include the "Teachers Rock" concert on CBS; "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" on TBS; and the classic film "Bringing Up Baby" on TCM. PREV of NEXT. Enlarge this ...

Teaching Journalism at the University of Georgia
dagblog (blog)
And this is where we run into one of the larger problems in pre-professional education: sometimes an emphasis on "practical" skills that students will be able to use in the "real" world, ends up teaching them skills that are only practical in a small ...

Lego owners, Ontario teachers invest $614 mln in ISS
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan will invest about 2.605 billion crowns for its stake, while the Danish Kirk Kristiansen family's holding and investment company, Kirkbi A/S, which controls Lego, will pay 1.116 billion. ISS's owners, private equity ...

Menino demands state fact-finding on Boston teacher talks
“In public and private, [the Boston Teachers Union] indicated to our team that moving past the issue of lengthening the school day in the negotiations would lead to timely agreement on other outstanding issues,” Menino wrote in a joint letter to the ...

KZN Department of Education Has Its Priorities Wrong
According to Dr Sishi, head of Department of Education in KZN, "non-viable schools are those with enrolment below 300, with only five or six teachers". I totally disagree with the principle or benchmark. This is outright discrimination against rural ...

What do our schools need?
Statesman Journal
The point is not that men are better teachers, but that highly qualified men are far less likely to apply for teaching jobs. Second, boys in ... As Stanford University professor Thomas Dee has documented, in a study of more than 20000 middle-school ...

News Quiz | August 17, 2012 - NYTimes.com - The Learning ...
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 Opinion questions, take our News Quizzes, ... Joyce is the Teacher Librarian at Springfield Township High School and blogs for School Library Journal. ... I follow a number of these leaders in education, but now I can add a few more to my list.
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chapelhillnews.com | CHHS teachers head to court
Published: Aug 16, 2012 07:02 PM Modified: Aug 16, 2012 07:03 PM. CHHS teachers head to court. Pair will ask judge to delay transfersat Friday hearing ... The petitions cite North Carolina General Statute 115C-45(c), which gives the Superior Court power to review the school board's ruling on an administrative decision that “specifically provides for a right of appeal to the local board of educationand for which there is no other statutory appeal procedure.” “The transfer is being made ...
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School Celebrates Year of Solar Powered Education - 8 News NOW
By Natalie Cullen
8 News NOWSchool Celebrates Year of Solar Powered Education. SITE SEARCH WEB SEARCH BY Google. 8NewsNOW.com Home · eMail Alerts · 8NN Mobile · Photos · Entertainment · Living Green · About Us · Programming/Closed ...
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Davie Teacher Accused Of Abusing Autistic Student Bonds Out Of Jail
By cbs4price
A teacher at an alternative education school in Davie has bonded out of jail after being charged with two counts of child abuse. ... Baier is an employee of the Alternative Education Foundation (AEF) school at 4650 SW 61st Avenue. According ...
CBS Miami

Hundreds applaud McDonnell's education reform agenda ...
There's exciting opportunity for the state's students, a bipartisan lineup of local, state and nationaleducation leaders said during the Thursday summit in downtown Richmond, but Virginia's teachers, students and school administrators need to be ready to ... Hands-on learning. The two college presidents who participated, Keith T. Miller from Virginia State University and Charles W. Steger from Virginia Tech, said their best-prepared students came out of programs that prized hands-on, ...
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Learning to drive safe | Star-Exponent
Two local teachers open student driving school Drive Safe Va. ... Gresham, a physicaleducation/health teacher and driver's education instructor at Eastern View High School, and Rexrode, a guidance counselor at EVHS, have opened Drive Safe Va., a new driving school in Culpeper County. Gresham teaches driver's education class at the school, but Drive Safe Va. is not affiliated with Eastern View. “It's one thing to talk about it in the classroom, but its another thing to take them out on ...
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NFL Players Join United Way to Recruit Education Volunteers ...
Research shows students of all ages excel in school when supervised by someone who is invested in their education. Learn more about United Way's education ...

Education First | Essence.com
During the school year they worked with his teachers in the Grand Prairie ... explaining his diagnosis and coming up with strategies for learning through repetition ... that the books and supplemental materials available at teacher supply stores ...

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