A roundup of news stories from Education Week, the Educational Newspaper of record.
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This week’s links to EdWeek stories: First, testing data does not show a reduction in low performers except for science, and the ongoing search in states for teachers in an attempt to solve a teacher shortage. These are the highlights for this week’s Education Week summary.
National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2016 is January 31 – February 6. The theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2016 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our communities and our nation.
If you are looking for information as a theology teacher, you know that most likely multiple sources of information and resources are necessary for effective teaching. One helpful source for Catholic theology is Busted Halo. Designed for young adults, the web site also provides information that is appropriate for high school students too.
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TeachThought, LLC is a progressive learning brand dedicated to supporting educators in evolving learning for a 21st century audience.
Most visibly, this starts with thought leadership and practical solutions for K-20 teachers via the TeachThought blog. It then extends to our design of learning models, curricula, technology, apps, and other learning tools to experiment with a combination of utopic opining and data-driven and research-supported thinking.
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This week, the focus is on a page in the Microsoft for Education Website that helps schools using Microsoft products, or even other technology devices, to either prepare for the change or to measure it.
It can be difficult to find good educational content that can be accessed in the midst of a busy schedule that is common for many teachers and administrators. The EdReach network is a site with numerous podcasts, videos and resources to help busy teachers and administrators keep up to date with the best things happening in education.