Author Archives: Ashley Fitzgerald

Learn about K-12 personalized education options

TUCSON, Ariz. – Learn about personalized education options for your kids during the K12 Public School at Home Tour coming to Tucson this week. Visitors can test out the lessons and take part in hands-on educational activities while interacting with local school administrators and educators. This tour is visiting 15 cities in 11 states this […]

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Civil Rights and Education Groups to State Education Chiefs: Submit ESSA Plans That Provide All …

WASHINGTON—Earlier this week, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the U.S., along with 22 civil rights and education groups, sent a letter to 34 state education chiefs, urging them to […]

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Teaching Habits and Attitudes for 21st Century Learning (Book)

December 11, 2016 In”Classroom Habitudes : Teaching Habits and Attitudes for 21st Century Learning” Angela Maiers dissects the concept of 21st century learning and shows teachers how they can help their students cultivate pivotal learning skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving, and adapting to change across new learning contexts.In doing so, Angela focuses on […]

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In Education: For more flexible education

David Wang. — image credit: ‘In Education’ is a new weekly column, starting today, with a rotation of writers, students and an administrator, examining issues relevant in schools today. Several weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending a cross-district leadership conference in Langley. The discussion topic was on student education. As this was mainly a […]

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5 Good iPad Apps That Provide Kids-Specific Educational Video Content

Below is a collection of some very good iPad apps you can use with your kids to search for, access and watch educational video content designed specifically for younger audience. While of some of these apps provide video content from different video platforms and TV shows,  others are YouTube-specific and feature content curated from YouTube […]

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Garmey: A Veteran Teacher's Take on Education Reform

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Useful Gmail Tips for Teachers

Here are some helpful tips we pulled out from our Gmail Tips archive to share with you today. These tips are meant to help you enhance your productivity and make the best of your gmail experiences. Let us know what you think of them. 1- Add a signature to your emailsIf you want to give […]

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Here Is An Interesting Book Review Template to Use with Students in Class

July 2, 2016Book Review Template is an excellent tool from ReadWriteThink that allows students to easily create and share book reviews. As a teacher you may want to use this template to encourage students to communicate their thoughts and ideas about books they read. It is also an effective way to enhance students overall comprehension […]

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A Handy Visual Featuring 6 Essential Skills for Doing Online Research

June 26, 2016Digital search literacy is one of the key literacies for the 21st century students. Knowing how to conduct effective online searches and being able to easily locate, assess and evaluate online information is an essential asset for today’s learners. Digital search literacy is not only about knowing how to operate a search engine […]

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New $5.6M study center planned on Notre Dame Avenue

SOUTH BEND — A large hole exists along Notre Dame Avenue where Windmoor Study Center once stood. The Roman Catholic study center that has operated for 56 years at 1121 N. Notre Dame Ave. is preparing to build a new $5.6 million facility on the same site. “The house was old. We’ve been cramped for […]

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Education in Ghana: USAID signs educational accountability contract with NNED

Back to Article The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday signed a US$648,000.00 educational accountability and transparency contract with the Northern Network for Educational Development (NNED), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), to help improve quality and access to education in the Northern parts of Ghana. The contract which would span an 18-month period […]

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6 Great EdTech Tools for The 21st Century Classroom

February 16, 2016Once in awhile we curate a list of what we call veteran EdTech websites that have tremendously contributed to the enhancement of teaching and learning. Of course, there are tons of other websites and tools that are being used in different educational settings to promote learning and teaching but the platforms below are […]

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An educational experience

We arrived at opening time, spent about 6 hours, saw most of the highlights, but were also aware there was so much more to see if we had another day or two. Our primary interest was the circus and that’s where we spent the most time. It was fascinating and informative; we learned so much. […]

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Collaboration aims to cut down on fires in Utica

A tragic incident has proven to be the catalyst for positive change in the city. On Feb. 22, 2013, a fire – ruled accidental due to unattended cooking on a stove – tore through an apartment at the Utica Municipal Housing Authority’s Adrean Terrace, leaving a Somali family of 10 displaced and a 4-year-old girl […]

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