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Why best practices don't prevail

Bad news last week. My district’s school board has decided to delay implementation of later start times for high school students – a change that was scheduled for fall 2017. 330 more words

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Kids work like crazy when they have a purpose

What does motivation look like? I saw it in the faces of about 40 kids at Irondale High School (MN) on Saturday morning. They were the KnightKrawler robotics team members, gathered in the library at 9:30 a.m., waiting for the “big reveal.” 486 more words

Front Lines

A reaction to the College of Teaching's announcement of the planned availability of academic journals for teachers

I was pleased to hear that teachers in England would have access to research literature.  And I was pleased also that the most charming Dr Vincent Lien who had campaigned for access to journals had been acknowledged in this. 857 more words

Teachers' Pay And Conditions

StatsCan: Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective

From the wbapge and released December 15, 2016, “Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective was designed to expand upon the information for Canada that is provided to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for publication in… 148 more words

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TDSB research reports released

The TDSB Research Department does many research-y things, one of which is write reports – sometimes they are summaries of  literature scans, sometimes they summarize TDSB data on various topics/environmental scans. 365 more words

Education Research

Using Listening to Improve Historical Understanding

This school year, two colleagues and I have been conducting some research on speaking and listening skills in our classrooms. Part of this work was funded by an… 752 more words

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