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The Infrastructure For Conversations About Teaching And Learning

The Infrastructure For Conversations About Teaching And Learning

One of the major challenges in supporting the scholarship of teaching on campus or in the disciplines, is to encourage not just those individuals who are interested in pursuing such work, but to help develop the field itself. We aim to explore the ways in which the scholarship of teaching might become positioned within the…

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New Educational Opportunities For Our Children

New Educational Opportunities For Our Children

Growing awareness that the current U.S. K-12 education system is producing woeful results and that incrementalist strategies for reforming it (smaller classes, added graduation requirements, etc.) haven’t made much difference. Bolder alternatives – including some that overturn yesterday’s axioms and power relationships – are now thinkable. Widening recognition that “one size fits all” education does…

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The Importance Of Collective Leadership Aimed At Developing School Organization

The Importance Of Collective Leadership Aimed At Developing School Organization

Although teacher leadership is an established feature of educational reform, it was only 30 years ago that most literature on school improvement focused on principals and superintendents. Though the idea of teacher leadership is not new, the conception of this role has evolved considerably. The teacher has been considered an organizational leader since the one-room…

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209 Free Classical Mathematics Textbooks – All The Math Books You’ll Ever Need

Below, find a meta list of Free Math Textbooks, part of our larger collection. “There is no wealth like knowledge, and no poverty like ignorance.” Buddha Multivariable Calculus 9th Edition by Ron Larson – https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwJdvQM0LylNMVJpWkN1aFhWREE/view?resourcekey=0-aUYH6aEH9zfqegKcu56Bqg Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems by C. Henry Edwards – https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwJdvQM0LylNMmdqbXl4SmM3UlU/view?resourcekey=0-XNc8fRb8cJqIHCn1hv2yNA A Modern Introduction to Probability and Statistics:…

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Adjusting Instructional Strategies Will Improve Learning Outcomes

Images of the school administrator have been shaped over the past century by various ideas serving to focus practice. While the behavioral sciences image that influenced preparation curricula after World War II has lost its luster, the earlier managerial perspective that sees the school as a system of production remains, pervading educational reforms. This perspective…

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eBooksChoice Is Now Accepting Bitcoin for All Products Purchased on Its E-Commerce Store

Today, eBooksChoice.com announced that the company’s online Store is now accepting Bitcoin and other CryptoCurrencies. After extensive testing, Alex Hudson, the Company’s Vice President of Online Sales, reports: “The Company has been working on the integration of Bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies into its online Store as an alternative payment method for its popular digital…

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Treating All Students Equitably In Terms Of Teacher Attention

It stands to reason that treating all students equitably in terms of teacher attention and behavior would increase the academic achievement of the students in general and improve classroom climate; this reasoning is supported by a plethora of research. The research also confirms a commonly held view that male students get more attention than female…

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Active Learning As Teaching Strategies

Active Learning As Teaching Strategies

Most people recall their high school and undergraduate education in fragments. Atoms possess a property called valency. Great Britain has no constitution, but is a constitutional monarchy. Many students have trouble using such discrete, disembodied facts. Yet most people define “education” as the delivery and storage of such “facts” and think of lectures as the…

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The Responsibility To Support Academic Freedom

The Responsibility To Support Academic Freedom

In the ideal the academy is a place where anything can and should be discussed with confidence and vigor; sadly the reality is somewhat different. In fact, many professors and their students live in fear. They are afraid of controversy, conflict, and violence. The mere mention of race, religion, and difference evokes considerable apprehension. Such…

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