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Library of Congress: Library of Congress Launches Three New Educational Apps

Library of Congress: Library of Congress Launches Three New Educational Apps. “The Library of Congress, in collaboration with various educational organizations, today announced the launch of three web- and mobile-based applications related to Congress and civic participation for use in K-12 classrooms. 41 more words

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Broadband and Education

I’ve always taken it as a given that broadband is important for education. I know as I travel around the country and meet with folks in rural counties that education is at the top of the list of reasons why rural areas want better broadband. 517 more words

The Industry

Kid President Printables

Now, if you don’t know by now that I adore Kid President, you need to see this post, and, well, pretty much any of… 113 more words

Education

Dept. of Education: Number of homeless students in Oregon hits all-time high

The number of students in the state who meet the federal definition of “homeless” is the highest it’s ever been, the Oregon Department of Education reported Wednesday. 29 more words

Dept. Of Education

Managing the Learning Environment: Reflecting on Fears

Overview

Not all effective teachers have the same classroom management style. Their style evolves over time based on their knowledge and experience. The following chart reflects my perceived strengths and weaknesses for classroom management at the midpoint in the Educator Preparation Program, and contains strategies and professional development activities that may bolster required knowledge, attitudes, skills, and interpersonal requirements (KASI’s). 393 more words

Learning Environment

Applying PBIS in Schools & Classrooms

Overview

Beginning with the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), positive behavior intervention and support (PBIS) was identified as an approach to addressing student behavior. 93 more words

Learning Environment

Federal E-Rate Program Update

According to U.S. News, only 4 million students had internet access in 2014 and now 39.2 million students have internet access. This was made possible through the modernization of a federal program and the coalition of federal and state lawmakers dedicated to the cause. 171 more words

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