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Why make time for teacher collaboration?

Why has Westside School increased time for teacher planning and collaboration?

Increasingly, research is gathering on the common traits of high performing schools. The wide variety of school cultures and demographics in our country mean it can be hard to generalize data, but one thing is clear across the board: our teachers are our most important resource, and schools that commit time to and invest in elevating teaching practice are seeing profound benefits for their students. 356 more words

Middle School

Guild Education draws $8.5 million in Series A funding led by Redpoint

According to a 2014 report from Complete College America, a nonprofit group based in Indianapolis, just 19 percent of full-time students earn a bachelor’s degree in four years at public universities.  608 more words

TC

Could I do that?

The 1/3 Life Crisis is over and I am in year 34. But I haven’t figured things out. Many times I was close. So very close! 817 more words

#LearningLive - Getting fit for the Social Age

The world is changing: as we move ever deeper into the Social Age, those things of which we are certain, those things which are familiar, evolve to become somehow strange and different. 1,073 more words

Learning

Ocean vessel company Saildrone raise $14M

Autonomous ocean vessel company Saildrone raises $14M Series A led by Social Capital with participation from Lux, others; provides fleets of sailing drones with custom sensors for collecting high resolution ocean data in real time; raised $16.5M to date.

Tech News

Nordic Nations Show How Welfare and Redistribution Weaken the Human Spirit

Statists occasionally get very angry about some of my views.

My support for “tax havens” periodically seems to touch a raw nerve, for instance, though I guess I shouldn’t be too surprised since some people are so crazy that they have… 1,410 more words

Economics