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57 dead in China floods, including 2 kids on overloaded bus

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in China’s latest round of flooding has risen to at least 57, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said Saturday. 207 more words

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Thank You for Teaching

This is Teacher Appreciation month – fitting, since they’re just finishing one more year of service to their students. This post was written for my brother’s business blog at appleawards.com but I’m posting it here as a thank you to my teacher friends Joy, Tera, and Norm who were mentioned in the post.   429 more words

PARCC Testing in a Prince George's County High School

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about how today’s standardized testing schedules can impact student morale and classroom instruction. However, the problem goes deeper than just the individual student or even classroom. 597 more words


Learning Centre

Good day to the “Blogosphere” (Whoa, that sounds a bit impersonal!) Okay try again…
Good day to all the friends, family and other people who read our blog! 989 more words


Improving academic environment: some suggestions from the field

Based on my personal reflections and observations, the following article offers mainly three suggestions: restructuring teachers-recruitment/selection of institutional leadership, reviving co-curricular activities, and changing evaluation criterion. 35 more words


Dumbing Us Down

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. –Mark Twain

John Taylor Gatto’s Dumbing Us Down…

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Rise And Converge

Preview: Research Proposal - Australian Pre-service Educators Perceptions towards Video Games.


Video games are viewed in more than one form. To generalise, video games is an interactive device that allows the consumer to be part of a story or experience within a genre-specific setting. 1,045 more words

Video Games