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7 Skills Students Will Always Need

7 Skills Students Will Always Need by Jennifer Rita Nichols Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post. As educators, we constantly strive to prepare our students for the ‘real world’ that exists around them. We teach them how to read, write, and calculate. Then, of course, there are the less tangible […]
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Why are the Biggest Barriers to Student Success Bureaucratic?

Institutions of higher education are facing greater challenges today than ever before. Administrators are grappling with increasing accountability measures, tenuous public support, and the emergent expectations of a diverse student population. At the same time, higher education leaders are also now able to tackle these challenges differently, through access to more abundant data and new tools aimed at improving student success.

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Sesquidécada: marzo 2004

Las lecturas de marzo de 2004 fueron más variadas que las de meses anteriores. En aquel año saltó a las librerías el éxito de Carlos Ruiz Zafón La sombra del viento, que supuso un hito reseñable en la historia de los best sellers patrios. En la estela de El código da Vinci y otros títulos como El club Dumas, Ruiz Zafón cocina unos ingredientes muy atractivos para el lector: misterio, libros,

Simple Guide to Analyzing Media with Key Questions from @MediaLiteracyEd

Innovative educators know media literacy is important. Common Sense Education explains that media literacy helps kids with the following:

Learn to think critically. 
Become a smart consumer of products and information. 
Recognize point of view. 
Create media responsibly. 
Identify the role of media in our culture
Understand the author's goal. 

What innovative educators may not know is how to

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Concurso de creación literaria 2019


1.      La Embajada de España en Tirana, en colaboración
con el Departamento de español de la Facultad de Lenguas Extranjeras de la
Universidad de Tirana, dentro del marco de la Semana de las Letras Españolas
2019, convoca un concurso de creación literaria en español para jóvenes


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Abierta la inscripción DELE mayo 2019

Ya está abierto el plazo de inscripción para la convocatoria de mayo de 2019 de los Diplomas de español DELE en Tirana, Albania. La prueba escrita general se realizará el sábado 25 de mayo y las pruebas orales entre el 25 y el 30 de ese mismo mes. El lugar y el horario de celebración de ambas pruebas está todavía por determinar, y se comunicará a los inscritos con antelación suficiente. El plazo

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Where Are the Black and Latinx People in Edtech Companies?

If you go to the “About Us” page on most websites of education technology companies, you will see many white faces, quite a few female ones and a good scattering of South Asian and East Asian staff. You’ll be lucky to see a black or Latinx face. Why is that?The standard excuse usually goes something like this: “It’s a pipeline problem. People from diverse backgrounds don’t apply for our jobs.”

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Building Teens Into Strong Readers — By Letting Them Teach

Two afternoons a week, Mikala Tardy walks six blocks from Eastern High School to Payne Elementary School, not far from Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
She signs in at the front desk just after 3:30 p.m. and makes her way to a classroom, where she’ll be tutoring second- and third-graders who are full of energy after the school day.
Today, Mikala and three students work through an exercise about communities and the building blocks that create them. They learn how to spell people and playground — two essential components of any community, they decide.

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