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Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing

ATLANTA (AP) – Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. 1,048 more words

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Good shortcuts and Bad shortcuts.

There are good shortcuts and bad shortcuts.  Good shortcuts are well-thought out and well-planned. Good shortcuts are a labor of love. A good shortcut is the result of time spent in creating, developing and building something that will dramatically improve the quality of a product or a performance. 206 more words

Elegance in Software: better, faster & simpler...

Hi. I’m Rhys Bridges and I have a passion for building software that’s better, faster and simpler to use than anything that came before it. Well, almost anything. 45 more words

Programming Languages

Contour Roam 3 Action Camera

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By Dale Mears

Now when people say action camera everybody always jumps to the conclusion that its a GoPro. 831 more words

The Paddler Ezine

A cautionary tale on reviews: Model Power No. 1024 Train Set

Talk about a bite on the bum!  I find this gem of a train set in World of Model Railways at Mevagissey, think “Hmm…  This’ll make a fine review item!”, considering it was £35 (half the price of Hornby’s cheapest sets!) for a full set.   106 more words

Mistakes

Teach students to care about others instead of measuring how they compare to each other

This post.  Not my work, but it’s what I would have said, though maybe not as eloquently. Read and share if you would-if you know/are a teacher, parent, or student, you know how vital it is to return to the REAL priorities in education…and in life. 15 more words

Peace Through Civility