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News Links – www on Monday January 30

By News Links • Jan 30th, 2012

Collection of teacher-readers’ lessons on civil rights movement – How teachers are covering the civil rights movement
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/27/reader-ideas-teaching-the-civil-rights-movement/

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Will students learn more using digital textbooks?
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/01/ipad-textbooks-learning/

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What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media
http://dmlcentral.net/blog/s-craig-watkins/what-schools-are-really-blocking-when-they-block-social-media

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Links We Like For Educators

By News Links • Jan 27th, 2012

Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2012/01/25/tln_magiera1.html?cmp=SOC-SHR-TW

6 Steps for Drafting a Social Media Policy
http://www.profkrg.com/6-steps-for-drafting-a-social-media-policy

Ten Skills Every Student Should Learn
http://www.fluency21.com//blogpost.cfm?blogID=2429

The True Cost of High School Dropouts
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/26/opinion/the-true-cost-of-high-school-dropouts.html?_r=1&hp

Number of for-profit companies running public schools growing,



News Links We Like

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jan 26th, 2012

The Price of Your Soul: How the Brain Decides Whether to ‘Sell Out’
ScienceDaily (Jan. 22, 2012) — A neuro-imaging study shows that personal values that people refuse to disavow, even when offered cash to do so, are processed differently …



Teacher Seminars in American History – Summer 2012

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jan 24th, 2012
Gilder Lehrman


Teacher Seminars in American History for Summer 2012

Application Now Open Deadline February 15, 2012

K-12 history, social studies, language arts, and English
teachers are invited to apply to the 2012 Gilder Lehrman
Teacher Seminars. Taught by renowned …



Links We Like – Powerful Visuals

By News Links • Jan 23rd, 2012

Famous Photographers Holding Their Iconic Photographs
http://www.petapixel.com/2012/01/20/famous-photographers-holding-their-iconic-photographs/
Revealing the face on the other side of the lens

Stunning photos of jellyfish by Russian biologist-turned-photographer Alexander Semenov
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2012/01/underwater-experiments-astounding-photographs-of-jellyfish-by-alexander-semenov/

Secessionist Movements and National Indicators – interactive map
http://demo.urbanmapping.com/map-gallery/secessionist-movements/

Prisoner’s sketches found hidden



Tebow Law Discussion: Should Homeschooled Students Be Allowed to Join Public School Teams?

By Teachers.Net Community • Jan 22nd, 2012

A discussion taking place on the main chatboard at Teachers. Net…reactions to news reports that the so-called “Tebow Law” bill, which would allow home-schooled children to play sports at public schools, appears to be advancing in the Virgina legislature. …



News Links

By News Links • Jan 22nd, 2012

Cracking Teenagers’ Online Codes
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/fashion/danah-boyd-cracking-teenagers-online-codes.html
There’s no shortage of grown-up distress over the dangers young people face online. Parents, teachers and schools worry about teenagers posting their lives (romantic indiscretions, depressing poetry and all), leaking passwords and generally flouting social …



100 Days Activities

By Teachers.Net Community • Jan 21st, 2012

100!

Ideas and Activities for the 100th Day of School Celebration…too many to count! Be sure to use the Facebook and Twitter widgets to share this page with friends and colleagues! Share your favorite 100th Day activities in the Comments



Six Word Essay Contest – Win an iPad2

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jan 20th, 2012

Six Word Essay Contest

Here’s an interesting contest sponsored by www.studentsfirst.org we stumbled upon while surfing the www.

Entrants are challenged to submit a 6 word essay describing what it means to be a great teacher. Prizes listed are an …



News Links We Like – For You!

By News Links • Jan 19th, 2012

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Rebranding Teachers
See the visuals created when someone decided that apples, chalkboards and ABCs are not appropriate representations of the dignity and importance of …



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