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Successful 5th Reunion of Awlaelo Schools Alumni Association

It was five years ago around this time that the Awlaelo Schools Alumni Association was established.

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  • 5 TED Talks that delve into education
    Every educator needs some inspiration now and then, and these days, such inspiration can be found online in just a few seconds. The internet brings inspiring and motivational speakers and experts to anyone with a connection and an internet-ready device. TED Talks are some of today’s most popular examples of the internet’s power to expand learning opportunities to all. Each month, we’ll bring you a handful of inspiring TED Talks. Some will focus specifically on education; others will highlight innovative practices that have long-lasting impact. But all will inspire and motivate educators and students alike. Did you miss our most recent TED Talks features? You can find them here: http://www.eschoolnews.com/2014/04/18/ted-talks-tech-134/ http://www.eschoolnews.com/2014/05/27/may-ted-talks-893/ http://www.eschoolnews.com/2014/06/24/june-ted-talks-673/ 1. Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents' It's called the "Flynn effect" — the fact that each generation scores higher on an IQ test than the generation before it. Are we actually getting smarter, or just thinking differently? In this fast-paced spin through the cognitive history of the 20th century, moral philosopher James Flynn suggests that changes in the way we think have had surprising (and not always positive) consequences. 2. Our failing schools. Enough is enough! Why, why, why does our education system look so similar to the way it did 50 years ago? Millions of students were failing then, as they are now — and it’s because we’re clinging to a business model that clearly doesn’t work. Education advocate Geoffrey Canada dares the system to look at the data, think about the customers and make systematic shifts in order to help greater numbers of kids excel.
  • Breaking language and digital barriers in bilingual education
    Taking a foreign language class can aid in ordering a French crepe or finding the nearest bathroom, but it can only get a student so far in a globalized world.
  • Five Strategies for BYOD Success
    Here are five best practices to help your technology team get the most out of your BYOD initiative.
  • Best Selling Author James Patterson and myON look to Increase Student Engagement and Summer Reading
    James Patterson is offering special access to his new book, Treasure Hunters, to all students using myON. The unprecedented partnership between the two literacy advocates looks to increase student engagement and reading over the summer break and beyond. Patterson, creator of readkiddoread.com, is a long-standing supporter of children’s literacy and the importance of reading in  [ Read More ]
  • Knovation Announces netTrekker’s Interoperability with SAFARI Montage
    Expanding list of integration partnerships deliver high-quality digital content through wide range of education technology solutions CINCINNATI – July 28, 2014 – Knovation, the leader in advanced personalized learning solutions, announces a partnership with SAFARI Montage that expands and simplifies educators’ access to curated digital content from a wide range of free content providers. netTrekker and  [ Read More ]
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