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- SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education
In this blog post, educator Naphtali Hoff writes about his optimism for the future of education -- in part, because of the influence of social media. Some teachers already are using social media to en Read More
- Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)
Cuts to staff, faculty and programs are on the table as the seven campuses and the system office of the University of Maine System seek to close a $36 million budget gap. If the state legislature move Read More
- Kokomo Tribune (Ind.) (tiered subscription model)
Educators at an elementary school in Indiana are crediting a data-driven Response to Intervention program for helping students make yearly progress. Under the program, students are assessed throughout Read More
Try using your phone book to record details about your contacts, writes Alex Cavoulacos, noting that she's used the strategy with success for many years. "I have the name of spouses, children, pets, f Read More
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