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Many educators see Twitter, in particular, and social media, in general, as frivolous wastes of time. I mean, who really cares what Honey Boo Boo is up to? Who cares what J.T. had for breakfast? Or any other…Continue
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The test scores that came out on August 7th revealed a dramatic plunge. The proportion of New York students who were “proficient” in English/Language Arts fell from 55.1% to 31.1%. The percentage of students “proficient” in math fell even more, from 64.8% to 31%, according to Education Week. This decline mirrors the results from Kentucky in 2012 when they switched to tests more oriented towards the Common Core.
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I found a great TED Talk video that detailed some of the biggest issues with classroom math instruction today and how we as teachers can work to solve these concerns. The speaker, Dan Meyeer, explained that the five biggest issues in math instruction now is that students lack initiative, lack perseverance, lack retention, have an aversion to word problems, and have an eagerness to simply know the formula.
One of my biggest takeaways from Dan's speech was accepting that…Continue
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At CITE (The Center for Integrated Teacher Education), we offer affordable, weekend classes in teaching, counseling and administration. Our back-to-school promotion is a photo contest for educators in and around NYC! Here are the details.
Our back-to-school photo contest is under way, and the competition is strong.
But there’s STILL TIME to win an iPad! Show us your Best Back to School Photos!
Send us your…Continue
Added by Jared Gellert on September 3, 2013 at 10:04am — No Comments
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Each afternoon between 1 and 1:30 PM, I receive an email from "Naomi Shemer". Not the Naomi Shemer. From the iPad in our school named "Naomi Shemer".
One of our founding 21st century learning teachers, …Continue
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