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  • TV’s Maria Menounos Delivers for Our School Needs - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/09/23/tv-s-maria-menounos-delivers-for-our-school-needs.aspx

    To show her support for the Our School Needs contest, Access Hollywood’s Maria Menounos delivered much-needed funds and supplies to the unique Academia Semillas Del Pueblo . Known for its multi-language curriculum (Spanish, Mandarin Chinese and others), the East L.A. grade school was in dire need...
  • National Geographic Map Brings Social Studies to Life - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2011/06/01/national-geographic-map-brings-social-studies-to-life.aspx

    Getting kids interested in social studies can be a project. As I remember it, in grade school, social studies came right after lunch, which meant that I was more interested in putting my head on my desk than in learning what the indigenous peoples of remote Fiji liked to eat. Followed by a film strip...
  • Guest Blog: Asking the tough education questions. - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/10/19/guest-blog-asking-the-tough-education-questions.aspx

    A few weeks ago, I had the profound privilege of participating in Education Nation. I began my online conversation at www.educationnation.com , but wasn't able to get onto the overloaded chat. I jumped over to Facebook. Within the hour, almost 6,000 teachers "liked" Education Nation and...
  • Change the World - Vote for Your Favorite Imagine Cup Team - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2011/06/08/vote-for-your-favorite.aspx

    CLICK HERE to vote for the team you believe best uses technology to solve the world's toughest problems. Students around the world are combining brain power, teamwork and technology to solve the world’s toughest problems at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup. Today you have a chance to vote for the...
  • Guest Blog: Our Schools Need...Us! - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/11/04/guest-blog-our-schools-need-us.aspx

    If you're like me, reading the Our School Needs entries has been extremely revealing. It was hard to read that there are children going to school in facilities that aren't adequately heated; that have moldy canopies covering the lunch tables; that have ancient playground equipment-or none at...
  • Meet Teacher Sally High - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/10/01/meet-teacher-sally-high.aspx

    The new school year has begun. For the sixth consecutive year, my small rural junior high school has earned high achievement and high growth ratings in Colorado’s standardized assessments. Interestingly, this welcome news isn’t dominating the collaborative conversations among my fellow faculty...