Educator Thought of the Week - The Digital Filing System

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Digital resources... the new educational buzzword that leaves teachers asking, "Where did I save that resource?"

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WUCF TV TO PRESENT “SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION”

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This special week of programs feature reports about America's students and new models of learning.

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PBS ANNOUNCES IBOOKS FOR K-8 TEACHERS

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New series of subject-targeted iBooks includes curriculum-based videos, lesson plans, and more

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About Inspiring Middle School Literacy

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Learn new strategies in multimedia to help your middle school students build self-paced proficiency in reading, vocabulary, and writing skills. Professional development video from WGBH.

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Rebel: Loreta Velazquez Civil War Soldier and Spy

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“What a woman may do if only she dares, and dares to do greatly.” - Loreta Velazquez | Teach your class about the contributions of women who enlisted in the Civil War, and how factors such as race and gender shape our understanding of history.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin | The Abolitionists

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“Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is often credited with “putting a human face on slavery” and helping launch the Civil War. In video from American Experience: “The Abolitionists,” students learn about the impact of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s writings on the abolitionist movement.

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New Data From U.S. Department of Education Reveals Highest HS Graduation Rate

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New data on high school graduation rates released recently by the U.S. Department of Education underscore the continued need for innovative, community-based solutions highlighted by American Graduate, a local/national public media initiative focused on improving high school graduation rates.

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Every Student Succeeds Act

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President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act today. Find out more about the Act and what it means for our nation and our community.

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Announcing the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Application Launch!

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Are you using digital media and technology to lead innovation in your school? Then apply now through 2/8/16 to be a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!

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Global Gardens | Nature Works Everywhere

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Urban gardens are powerful tools that can help grow healthy food, reduce our carbon footprint and increase the overall health of our city environments.

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Cyberchase | Patterns in Nature

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Learn how symmetry reveals itself in nature with this video from Cyberchase!

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Organizing for Innovation

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How do innovators come up with ideas for viable products? In this lesson from NOVA Education, your students will learn mechanisms by which to filter their ideas and narrow their focus to select only the best, most viable potential innovations for further strategic development.

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TED Talks Education: Personal Grit as Key to Success

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What’s the best predictor of success in a person’s life, including success in education? When it comes to predicting the latter, psychologist and former educator Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth says we need to better understand students and learning from a motivational and psychological perspective.

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American Graduate Joins National Leaders at White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools

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Responding to President Obama’s call in this year’s State of the Union Address to reinvent American high schools to allow more students to seize opportunities in today’s economy, public media’s American Graduate initiative will participate today in Washington, D.C., in the first-ever White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools.

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Free Classroom Resources Available In New APP For Students

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PBS’ media-on-demand service also launches new tools and features to help teachers organize, create and share content this school year; offers annual Get Your Tech On initiative .

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