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Tennessee Higher Education Commission report on Fast Track Teacher Certification

State Collaborative on Reforming Education SCORE The SCORE Institute is a chance to think big about the future direction of public education in Tennessee and America. The Institute is a thoughtful series of discussions about where we’ve been and where … Continue reading

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Walter Payton College Prep: Math, Science & World Language Academy

High School Education Takes on a Global Dimension New doors open as students at Chicago’s Walter Payton College Prep learn an international perspective reinforced by four years of language study, global videoconferences, and travel abroad. For more resources for language … Continue reading

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Ron Clark Academy Staff Performs Step Show For Students on the First Day of School

After numerous surprises like the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders, SWD Marching Band, Morris Brown’s Drumline,Omegas, Deltas, and AKAs from Georgia State University, Alphas from Clark Atlanta, and OMG Booth….. The Ron Clark Academy Staff had yet another surprise in store for … Continue reading

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How to Become an Academy: Ten Top Tips

Step 1: Registration At this stage the headteacher or Chair of Governors will complete and submit an online registration form and the school will be assigned a named contact within the Department who will provide support through the process of … Continue reading

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Estelle Morris: ‘Michael Gove is trying to replicate his own education for the nation’s children’ (Video)

Estelle Morris, a former education secretary and Labour peer, discusses her successor Michael Gove and the coalition’s controversial education policies. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/video/2011/jun/20/estelle-morris-michael-gove-video?intcmp=239

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Worst-performing primaries in England become academies

Two hundred of England’s worst-performing primary schools will be closed next year and re-opened as academies, the government has said. Two hundred of England’s worst-performing primary schools will be closed next year and re-opened as academies, the government has said. … Continue reading

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Desiderata: Things to be Desired ~ #CCK11 #ELTchat #Edchat

‘Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, … Continue reading

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#CCK11 – 11 Minutes of Radio DS106: How Did We Get Here? #ELTchat

Today we look at the path to arrive at where connectivism theory is at today. Before going further, I want to take full responsibility for any inaccuracy, omissions, or errors in the notes that follow. They represent my own imperfect … Continue reading

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The Non-Native English Speaking Teacher: TEFL? Teaching? A Profession?

PREAMBLE: There are moments in history when time stops, and for a moment, the Earth stands still on its axis. The profession of TEFL and Teaching, worldwide, finds itself in just such a moment. The Earth itself seems to be … Continue reading

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The Wedding Singer: Would You Let This Woman Sing At Your Wedding?

Sweeter than heaven, hotter than hell. Sounds like something I’d say to my wife, Gaby, since both comments describe her perfectly. But come on, as a wedding song? I mean for seduction, anticipation of pending passion, perfect – but as … Continue reading

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