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I recently completed a study on the beliefs of teachers and principals of their ability to impact student learning during school improvement. My study contained interviews of 13 principals and teachers from across the United States who have experienced school improvement at some level. I did this study because in my own district, at the time that I started this study, 31% of the schools in my district were still operating in failing status and this just didn't make sense to me. All schools…Continue
Added by Teresa Conley on November 28, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Hello Collective wisdom!
I wanted to know if there were any great websites anyone can recommend for elementary school students (K-12) that introduce primary sources?
With Common Core State Standards, I notice students are introduced to primary sources in the 3rd grade and there is a local history assignment at one of the schools I talked to. Know any good introductory sites? I'm currently building one as part of a project for my multimedia course and would like to…Continue
Added by Natalie Marie Lopez on November 19, 2015 at 2:43pm — No Comments
It was 1971 when I set eyes on our new track suited next-door neighbour. I was hooked. I wanted to be like her. I wanted to go to work in a tracksuit and trainers and play sport all day. No amount of persuasion or advice could change my…Continue
Added by Joyce Matthews on November 18, 2015 at 1:33pm — No Comments
The world is exploring every possible means to infuse education to the underserved. Different agencies are consistently working on catering education to the poverty ridden poor background mass of the society. The policy makers have realised the essence of educating the underserved to lower or eradicate the poverty. The need to provide skill development oriented education tops the priority so that the learner from the poor background can land themselves to the desired jobs. But traditional…Continue
Added by Mark William on November 18, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Is it necessary to give children money?
Universal answer. The culture of money and attitude to them - really depends on the family and the country in which the business. For example, in Turkey, in many families even give a little money to infants for any occasion. Parents accumulate along in their children's piggy bank, which handed the child a few…
Added by Julius Saunders on November 4, 2015 at 5:07am — No Comments