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Earlier today the DfE published the figures for the numbers of new teachers that started training in 2014. The Statistical First Release SFR 48/2014 contains much more information than in previous years, but even so cannot disguise the fact that recruitment has suffered another disappointing year. 442 more words


Reformulating Second Language Writing

The English proficiency level of the students at my current school varies greatly. This presents a challenge when dealing with corrective feedback on writing assignments because we don’t know exactly what each of our students knows; we know what they were taught in 7th grade (I teach 8th grade), but with new students coming in all the time, it only helps so much. 380 more words


Mercyhurst University Alums Empower Future Educators

Jessica Pepe is a graduate student at Mercyhurst University. She is associate counselor of Alpha Beta Pi Chapter.

On November 8, Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania welcomed back 20 alums who have been in the field of education from 1-5 years to present at the 8th annual Teaching and Learning Expo. 358 more words

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Students don't know what's best for their own learning (re-post from the Conversation)

Thank you Julie Matthews for passing on this article from the Conversation.  If you’re interested, please read the comments, I certainly was, and did – and added my own…  Is there anyone else out there who feels strongly about this?   1,098 more words


Wrapping up 2014

What an awesome year this has been! So busy that blogging was out of the question!learnt so many new things and experienced some of them the hard way! 461 more words

MSU Featured Author: Ajay Das

Dr. Ajay Das, Asst. Professor in Adolescent, Career and Special Education, is our Featured MSU Author. His article, “Perceptions of ‘inclusion’ and perceived preparedness among school teachers in Sri Lanka,” is featured in… 36 more words

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