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NYC school develops curriculum using video-game principles

7/25/2014

  • KQED.org

Schools increasingly are adopting digital gaming and game-like concepts in the classroom with the expectation that they will make academic lessons more engaging. At New York City's Quest to Learn Scho… Read More

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Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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Report: Teachers in England cater teaching to Ofsted preferences

7/22/2014

  • BBC

Despite a directive that teachers in England should be free to determine their own teaching styles, a think tank has released a report that finds that Ofsted inspections are prompting teachers to impl… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

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Md. education board moves forward on discipline guidelines

7/23/2014

  • WBAL-TV (Baltimore)

The Maryland State Board of Education on Tuesday accepted new discipline guidelines to help districts determine when to suspend or expel students. The guidelines were prompted by concerns that too man… Read More

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Education news for teachers

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How to shift workflow to a digital platform

7/25/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Setting up classroom procedures and workflows for a digital platform, such as Google Apps for Education, can be complicated, suggests Andrew Marcinek, director of technology and co-founder of Educator… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

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Australian teachers union calls for advanced degrees for new teachers

7/22/2014

  • Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

The head of the Australian Education Union says five-year courses, such as master's degrees, should be required for teachers to properly prepare them for the classroom. The union also supports a limit… Read More

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N.C. school district faces teacher shortage

7/22/2014

  • WRAL-TV (Raleigh, N.C.)

As other states have stepped up recruitment of its teachers, one North Carolina district is finding itself about 100 teachers short for the upcoming school year. Also hampering recruitment in the stat… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

What does the NSA want students to study? Which Ind. coaches make top dollar?

7/25/2014

Introducing the SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader weekly news quiz. How well have you been keeping up with trending news in your industry? This is your chance to test yourself and share your results… Read More