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Sixth-Grader May Have Stolen Credit For Marine Biologist's Lionfish Research

pablophonic:

Ha! The pastasaurus was on our wedding registry. We have that and the animal butt magnets.

This is awesome! Haha

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gjmueller:

Principals in U.S. Are More Likely to Consider Their Students Poor

The phrase “soft bigotry of low expectations” is inevitably associated with George W. Bush, who used it frequently. But whatever your politics, the idea has undeniable merit: If schools don’t expect much from their students, the students are not likely to accomplish much.
A new international study, set to be released Tuesday, argues that the United States has an expectation problem.

gjmueller:

Principals in U.S. Are More Likely to Consider Their Students Poor

The phrase “soft bigotry of low expectations” is inevitably associated with George W. Bush, who used it frequently. But whatever your politics, the idea has undeniable merit: If schools don’t expect much from their students, the students are not likely to accomplish much.

A new international study, set to be released Tuesday, argues that the United States has an expectation problem.

What Lies Ahead For Digital Education: Forbes

holtthink:

From the Article:

But if the use of technology is to have differential impact, technology must be made integral to teaching, not supplemental to teaching. Past attempts to integrate new technologies have been half-hearted, at best. Embracing technological change is no longer optional, it is essential.

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"The education industry, which is supposed to prepare us for the future, has been among the slowest to adopt technological change. That has to change"

The dynamics of the classroom dramatically changed. Instead of having to keep students quiet, we were spending time interacting with them individually and in small groups. Amazingly, most of our classroom management issues just vaporized. Our goal wasn’t to keep students quiet, but rather to have them engaged in the learning process. The class became noisier — and it was good.

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Classroom Management and the Flipped Class | Edutopia (via teachnologies)

"It looks like chaos," I say, "but it’s controlled chaos."

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Jul 8

The Digital Lives of Teens: "If You Don't Have a Plan for Them, They Will Have a Plan for You"

Jul 4
Loving me some beach wave sounds. #padreisland #portaransas #beach #texas #4thofjuly

Loving me some beach wave sounds. #padreisland #portaransas #beach #texas #4thofjuly

Jul 3
This one’s for you… #landshark #padreisland #portaransas

This one’s for you… #landshark #padreisland #portaransas

Jul 3
It’s GO TIME! #portaransas #july4th #4thofjulyweekend #port a

It’s GO TIME! #portaransas #july4th #4thofjulyweekend #port a