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Online Charter Schools - the research

conducted by three independent research institutions looked into online charter schools, and their findings were released in October 2015.

The press release, with links to the full report, is… 477 more words


QPEC: What’s going on in education policy?

Dr Liz Gordon, QPEC convenor,  says that QPEC supports the concerns of many other groups about two recently announced policy proposals.

“The first is that additional special education support be given to the early childhood sector.   312 more words


Online learning with private companies will harm children’s learning - NZEI

Government plans to legislate for children from 5 years old to choose to do their schooling online using private companies who do not have to have qualified teachers, will horrify both parents and educators, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. 297 more words


This Goes Under "Cashing In On Ed Reform" : K12 Inc.

K12 Online Learning is in Washington State  using tax dollars to cash in on the online charter school industry.

This was first published on the Seattle Education blog in 2012 and originally posted at Ed Week the same year but I think it’s time to bring attention back to this cash cow… 2,287 more words

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Day 65/66/67 - Leave My School Alone

“Education is not something which the teacher does … it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being” – Maria Montessori

“All in all you’re just another brick in the wall” – Pink Floyd and the traditional public school system… 1,194 more words


Best laptop for college students

If you are going to college and asking yourself what laptop you should buy that fits your college needs, than do not worry because we will cover resources that will help you choose the best one according to your needs… 647 more words

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The Virtual Environment

I can still remember the very first day a family member introduced me to Alcohol 120% and Daemon tools way back in 2004. No they are not alcoholic beverages or demonic possession instruments, as some people thought, but rather computer simulation software that allows the user to make the Central Processing Unit (CPU) believe that an actual CD-ROM/Writer or DVD-ROM/Writer was present in the machine even though it was not. 857 more words

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