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Who Really Benefits from the PARCC?

Like a lot of parents, teachers and school administrators, I am trying to learn more about the new standardized test called The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). 779 more words

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Use during pregnancy impacts on Neurological Development

Illicit drug use and adverse birth outcomes: Is it drugs or context?

Research has shown that some babies born to women who used marijuana during their pregnancies display altered responses to visual stimuli, increased tremulousness, and a high-pitched cry, which could indicate problems with neurological development.  59 more words

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A Profile of the Modern Learner

I found this infographic very interesting in representing the way that modern learners interact with the internet and how it might be considered to have eroded their ability to focus on learning effectively, as well as opening up new learning vistas…


Bradwell Institute wins Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl at state level

Release courtesy of Coastal Courier

Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.

It was the third year that eight-member teams from Bradwell made it to state. 231 more words

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Very late Sunday reads

I had issues with my home network and so I can only get to this now. Please enjoy!

  1. We need to talk about emojis
  2. So creative.
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What Really Works in Lifting Kids' Academic Performance by Alexandra Smith

This article reinforces the importance of basics in performing well academically.

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California Suspends School Accountability Reports As Students, Teachers Adjust To Common Core

SACRAMENTO (CBS / AP) — The California Board of Education has suspended the state’s school accountability system for one year to give teachers and students time to adjust to new standardized tests aligned with the Common Core standards. 118 more words