Gov. Scott Ushers in More Opportunity, More Equity for Kids Signing HB 7069
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(ORLANDO, Fl. June 14, 2017) In an historic win for kids, Florida Governor Governor Rick Scott today signed HB 7069, providing more and better opportunities to thousands of children throughout the state, particularly the most vulnerable. With schools unevenly funded and resources rarely flowing to the classroom directly as is normally intended by law, HB […]
Drone Company Leaders Meet With Trump To Ask For More Clarity On Rules
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This week, U.S. drone companies met with President Trump to discuss industry regulations. NPR's Melissa Block talks with April Glaser of Recode about how these companies actually want more regulation.
Tons of Free Math Video Tutorials for Students
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June 23, 2017 Patrick makes it super easy for anyone to learn math through a collection of useful video lessons. Patrick has been teaching math for 8 years at the university level. His website,... ....read more
Country's Mayors Gather In Miami To Advocate For Cities
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Just weeks after the backlash to pulling out of the Paris climate deal, U.S. mayors gathered in Miami are putting climate change at the top of their agenda.
An Excellent Website for Creating Educational Games to Use with Students In Class
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June , 2017 TinyTap is an excellent educational platform you can use with your students for a wide array of learning purposes. It features a huge library of interactive activities and educational... ....read more
Creating the time and space for self-directed, personalized, inquiry learning.
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Background (Part 1 – Purpose) The following image and description were created for an application for an award. ‘Assignments’ like this are great because they force us (teachers John Sarte, Alan Soiseth and myself) to think about what it is we value, and strive towards as we build our program at Inquiry Hub Secondary School. […]
Put Your Weak Areas First in 4 Easy Steps
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Put Your Weak Areas First in 4 Easy Steps Your strengths come naturally to you, and will take care of themselves, but weaknesses don’t. Weak […] Need more help homeschooling high school? Check out www.TheHomeScholar.com to learn more.
3 Steps to Score a Great Letter of Recommendation
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3 Steps to Score a Great Letter of Recommendation There are basically three easy steps that will help you score a great letter of recommendation […] Need more help homeschooling high school? Check out www.TheHomeScholar.com to learn more.
Top 9 Money-Saving Dorm Room Essentials
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Four blank walls, small closets, communal bathrooms and a stranger sleeping in an identical bed three feet from you. Yep, your first dorm room can feel more like prison than an awesome college experience. That’s why it’s essential to transform your dorm room into a nurturing and organized living space where your mind can thrive. […] The post Top 9 Money-Saving Dorm Room Essentials appeared first on cheapscholar.org.
Charlotte Mason Carnival: Knowledge of God
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Welcome to the latest Charlotte Mason Carnival. In this edition, fellow CM bloggers share how we impart the Knowledge of God to our children. We will begin with a wonderful quote from Charlotte, herself:“Of the three sorts of knowledge proper to a child, the knowledge of God, of man, and of the universe,––the knowledge of Godranks first in importance, is indispensable, and most happy-making.”Carol, at Journey and Destination, shares some keys that help unlock a child’s heart and mind in her p
Helping Others While Helping Yourself
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With Earth Day approaching, the UW-Whitwater campus wants to make an impact. On April 22nd the Whitewater community will come together to be a part of Make A Difference Day. More than 300 students from UW-Whitewater will partner with volunteers from the … Continue reading →
Spread The Love: Increasing Positivity (And Productivity) In The Workplace
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Performing even the smallest tasks to show appreciation can go a long way in the workplace, no matter what your rank may be. Making others around you feel valuable is vital for a positive and efficient work environment. Unfortunately, not every company … Continue reading →
So You Don’t Have An Internship This Summer?
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The academic year is winding down, summer is approaching and panic sets in.  You don’t have a summer internship yet.  Perhaps you’ve been spending endless hours applying for positions since the fall semester but nothing has worked out.  Or maybe … Continue reading →
The Unconference
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I have to admit, that I’ve avoided edcamps and unconfernces for a while, because they have felt to me like group hugs… warm and cozy, but not a lot about moving my learning forward. However, I participated in the Institute for Innovation in Education (iiE) conference at Vancouver Island University this pass weekend and the afternoon of […]
teacher appreciation gifts for all of your kids’ teachers
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teacher appreciation gifts for all of your kids' teachers | easy teacher appreciation gifts | affordable and cute teacher gifts The post teacher appreciation gifts for all of your kids’ teachers appeared first on teach mama.
New Methods for Generating Heat -- Do They Work?  Here's One ...
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Oil wells often confront the problem of "gumming up the works" -- it can be due to paraffin buildup (waxy goo in the pipes) or the fact that the oil itself is like tar (low gravity) and does not flow unless it's heated up. We know heat is the answer.  But -- where's the cheap heat? Where's the heater? How can we apply heat where it matters? Here's a suggestion -- Hot Pipes! Pyrophase ..
Difference between tadpoles and frogs
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Amphibians have been around for over 350 million years with the earliest known frogs appearing somewhere around 190 million years. These amphibians are crucial to the environment as they provide scientists with an indication of the quality around them. Frogs begin their lifecycle in egg form and then hatch as aquatic larvae known as tadpoles. […]
How to Overcome These 3 Devastating Budget-Busters
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It happens to everyone, including even the most money-conscious student. No matter how well you think you planned your budget, after a few months, your bank account has less money in it than you expected. There’s simply no avoiding an unexpected budget-busting expense at least once every few months, not to mention the smaller purchases […] The post How to Overcome These 3 Devastating Budget-Busters appeared first on cheapscholar.org.
Fashion Friday: Professor Dougan
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“I coach students how to present. Just like in theater, the costume conveys who you are. The same goes for the business world, the people are your audience. Within a few seconds these people see you and your future. You … Continue reading →
Fashion Friday: Ryan Barnard
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 Fashion Friday is Career & Leadership Development’s newest blog series! Dressing for success leads to success, so we’re showcasing fashionable Warhawks across campus. Interested in being featured? Catch us around campus or contact us at mediacld@uww.edu! Ryan Barnard, Senior, Finance “You need to … Continue reading →
5 Tips on Water Safety With Toddlers While Abroad
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Image Source We all love treks to foreign shores with our nearest and dearest, but, when it comes to the little ones, you can never be too safe. Pools and oceans are a particularly hazardous danger, with the tranquil waters posing far more of a threat than you would naturally imagine. With figures showing a […] The post 5 Tips on Water Safety With Toddlers While Abroad appeared first on Discover Share Inspire.
the art of persuasion
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Me: Here is this stack of seventeen gorgeous books for us to choose from for our next readaloud Huck and Rilla: No, we want the next Moomins Me: Twist my arm why don’t you
4 Affordable and Relatively Easy Ways to Improve Your Campus Rental
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After a year or two of living in the dorms, or commuting back and forth to college from your folks house, you finally have an apartment or rental home near campus. While you are excited to have your own place, you can’t help but notice that your new digs are pretty average looking. Fortunately, there […] The post 4 Affordable and Relatively Easy Ways to Improve Your Campus Rental appeared first on cheapscholar.org.
4 Affordable and Relatively Easy Ways to Improve Your Campus Rental
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After a year or two of living in the dorms, or commuting back and forth to college from your folks house, you finally have an apartment or rental home near campus. While you are excited to have your own place, you can’t help but notice that your new digs are pretty average looking. Fortunately, there […] The post 4 Affordable and Relatively Easy Ways to Improve Your Campus Rental appeared first on cheapscholar.org.
Puerto Rico Declares Homeschooling a Fundamental Right – Home School Legal Defense Association
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Puerto Rico Declares Homeschooling a Fundamental Right – Home School Legal Defense Association Home School Legal Defense Association Puerto Rico Declares Homeschooling a Fundamental RightHome School Legal Defense AssociationPuerto Rico is now the first among U.S. states and territories to recognize homeschooling as a fundamental right, thanks to a law signed by Governor Ricardo Rossello … Continue reading "Puerto Rico Declares Homeschooling a Fundamental Right – Home School Leg
Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social
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Brad Spirrison, EdSurge, Jun 25, 2017 This post in EdSurge reads like they said "yes" to one of those emails offering free articles for their website. It has nothing to do with whether learning is social (aside from ridiculous statements like "the ability to harness ideas they learn from peers") and is mostly a
Will Free Community College Really Help Low-Income Students?
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Kate Schwass, Education Next, Jun 25, 2017 Whenever I read an article arguing against providing a benefit to poor people I look for the hidden agenda, and in this article I find it in the fact that the author is an
Teenage boy from Mumbai slum dances way to NY ballet school
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Education News - "I am so excited, but slightly scared, too," said Shah, who speaks basic English but used Hindi in an interview with The Associated Press.
Canada’s new human rights law: use trans pronouns or else
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Education News - Few Canadians realize how seriously these statutes infringe upon freedom of speech. The Ontario Human Rights Commission has stated
Top scholars rise above MS-13 violence in suburban NY town
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Education News - “I definitely would say to the world that Brentwood is not as bad as it seems, and probably will never be as bad as it seems,”
Prof Calls For ‘Wealthy White’ Frats To Be Ba
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Education News - “Reform is not possible because the old-line, historically white social fraternities have been synonymous with risk-taking and defiance
Secret Teacher: my school is an echo-chamber for leftwing views
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Education News - Most of the parents and teachers vote Labour and don’t do enough to help students understand other points of view
MASTERS OF BUSINESS GLOBAL MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING
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MASTERS OF BUSINESS GLOBAL MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING: The MasterS in Business global marketing management, offers students the opportunity to concentrate their studies in two related areas: marketing management and global business management. Students select foundation, core and/or elective courses in accounting, economics, finance, or management to complement marketing courses in the program. The post MASTERS OF BUSINESS GLOBAL MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING appeared first on Confluence Educational Se
#IntlEdNow Tweetchat by World Education Services - A Discussion on International Education in a Shifting Geopolitical Climate on June 20th at 2:00pm EDT
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This coming Tuesday, June 20th at 2:00pm EDT (New York City time) I will be co-hosting with World Education Services and other esteemed colleagues an #IntlEdNow tweetchat entitled A Discussion on International Education in a Shifting Geopolitical Climate.
U.S. Needs Apprenticeships to Bring Workers to Skilled Jobs
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There were 6 million open jobs in the United States in April, a record high, according to data released by the Labor Department. It comes at a time when 6.8 million unemployed Americans are looking for a job. Eighty percent of manufacturing executives reported they are willing to pay more than the market rates, still six out of 10 positions remain unfilled due to the talent shortage. To address these challenges Washington officials have turned their att
How to improve your Situational Awareness
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There is a lot of crazy stuff happening these days.
My Path to Google: Job Wiley, Director of Immersive Design
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Welcome to the third installment of our blog series “My Path to Google”. These are real stories from Googlers highlighting how they got to Google, what their roles are like, and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Jon Wiley. Read on!Can you tell us a bit about yourself?I’m a native of Austin, TX, where I received a degree in Theatre from the University of Texas. While performing improv and sketch comedy on Austin's famous Sixth Street, instead of waiting tab
A new approach is transforming science and math learning in The Gambia
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An innovative approach tested in Gambia may provide some answers to the future of science and math education in schools across Sub-Saharan Africa. (Photo: NJCTL) Poor math and science scores in Sub-Saharan African schools – particularly in school-leaving exams – has long plagued educationists and policy makers. As my colleague, Waly Wane, pointed out in a recent post, failures to improve learning outcomes in these subjects raise doubts as to whether African education policies can ever deli
The Best Way to Get Student Loans for Business Courses
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Do you need to get approved for student loans? Perhaps you’re a young professional aiming to boost your skills and knowledge to develop your career further? Or maybe you’re someone older who wants to get back to college to further your education? No matter who you are or why you’re looking for a student loan, [...]
The Advantages of an Online GIS Degree
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You may have an obsession with tech and a love of the visual arts, so consider combining both disciplines in a GIS degree. GIS stands for Geographic Information Science, which involves spatial sciences and GIS applications. You will be using technology to visualize areas and to communicate geographic information on a variety of platforms. Whether [...]