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How to engage students in learning?
Keeping the students engaged in learning requires some strategic planning in course development and Read the full story by RELATED READS
Nov 22, 2017 7:00AM - e-Learning Feeds (elearningfeeds.com)
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What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching? (Video)
74396 What does it mean to be a culturally responsive educator? Who benefits from this approach to teaching? In this video, Travis Bouldin, a world history teacher at Ron Brown College Prep in Washington, D.C., shares his perspective on how this approach to teaching can mitigate some of the effects that poverty, violence, and trauma have on students' ability to learn and to interact with peers and adults.
Nov 21, 2017 10:21PM - Education Week
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Explosive Learning Solutions Returns To The Exhibition Trail In London
ELS will be exhibiting at the UK Security Expo, being held at Londons Olympia on 29th and 30th November. Its training programmes and services will also be featured at the Security & Counter Terror Expo, which is scheduled for 6th and 7th March 2018 at Olympia. Its products and services will also be on display at Learning Technologies, taking place at Olympia on 31st January and 1st February a key event in the corporate learning and development sector.
Nov 21, 2017 10:18PM - eLearning Industry (elearningindustry.com)
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Facebook (Still) Letting Housing Advertisers Exclude Users by Race
In February, Facebook said it would step up enforcement of its prohibition against discrimination in advertising for housing, employment or credit. But our tests showed a significant lapse in the companys monitoring of the rental market. Last week, ProPublica bought dozens of rental housing ads on Facebook, but asked that they not be shown to certain categories of users, such as African Americans, mothers of high school kids, people interested in wheelchair ramps, Jews, expats from Argentina and Spanish speakers.
Nov 21, 2017 6:39PM - ProPublica (propublica.org)
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F.C.C. Announces Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality
Advertisement TechnologyThe Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday that it planned to dismantle landmark regulations that ensure equal access to the internet, clearing the way for companies to charge more and block access to some websites. The proposal, put forward by the F.C.
Nov 21, 2017 5:28PM - nytimes.com (nytimes.com)
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Here Are Six Strategies for States to Build Stronger Teacher Pipelines
74451 Every state wants more high-quality teachers. To that end, the Council of Chief State School Officers, a nonpartisan group of education chiefs across the country, has released a guidebook for state policymakers to build stronger pipelines into the profession. The group identified six key strategies states should consider to recruit, prepare, and support teachers: Elevate the teaching profession.
Nov 21, 2017 4:51PM - Education Week
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Full-time jobs in English and languages reach new low, MLA report finds
Full-time jobs in English and languages continue to decline, reaching a new low, says preliminary annual jobs report from the Modern Language Association. November 21, 2017 Job ads published with the Modern Language Association declined for a fifth straight year in 2016-17, reaching another new low, according to a preliminary report from the MLA. The associations Job Information List -- a proxy for the tenure-track (or otherwise full-time) job market in English and foreign languages -- included 851 jobs last year in English, 11percent (102 jobs) fewer than the year before.
Nov 21, 2017 3:07PM - insidehighered.com (insidehighered.com)
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In this new world of work its up to everyone to develop themselves
There is no longer such a thing as a job for a life only a life of jobs and as most organisations only train their peopleto do their current job not prepare themfor afuture job itll be up to everyone to take control of their own career as well as their own professional growth and development. In other words,itll be up to every individual to remain marketable and acquire new knowledge and skills in order to keep their job or find a new job. But this wont happen simply through self-study; your futureisnt determined by a curriculum but by continuously keeping up to date with what is happening in your industry or profession and preparing for the future.
Nov 21, 2017 11:50AM - Learning in the Modern Workplace (c4lpt.co.uk)
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Learning Solutions 2018 Pre-Conference Certificate Workshops - eLearning Industry
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Nobody Wants to Be Fixed
I tweeted this recently: In the past couple of years, I have tried to stay away from this narrative when working with schools. First of all, the people that are in most need of hearing this message, dont (politicians), and the people who do hear it most often (educators) are the ones making miracles happen in classrooms daily. It is not to say that there arent problems in education, but I love this Dylan Wiliam quote and have tried to shift my mindset toward it: By looking for, and starting with a culture that builds on strengths and what we do right, you are more likely to have a group of people that feel valued.
Nov 21, 2017 10:51AM - The Principal of Change (georgecouros.ca)