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U.S. supports public release of teacher performance data

19 Aug

1. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says parents have a right to know how effective teachers are at raising student test scores. “What is there to hide?” http://tinyurl.com/274dkvp and http://tinyurl.com/2bkkkm7 Duncan said public disclosure of the value-added results would allow school systems to identify teachers who are doing things right. The value-added method tracks a student’s performance on standardized tests year after year. Because the student’s performance is measured against his or her own record, the method adjusts for many of the differences among students that teachers have no control over.
2. Top 20 Web 2.0 tools http://mrssmoke.onsugar.com/Top-20-Websites-Teacher-Should-Start-2010-20
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3. Free Library and class printables http://www.teach-nology.com/printables/
4. Infographic – texts per day http://mashable.com/2010/08/17/text-messaging-infographic/
5. How to Embed a Glog in a Wiki http://youtu.be/BbyauNlGapM?a
6. Origami bat how-to http://www.howcast.com/videos/324-How-To-Make-an-Origami-Bat
7. Twitter Search Engines http://bit.ly/aFGrbB
8. Readalikes for “Mockingjay” http://dlvr.it/3wCMw
9. Rethinking E-Learning http://bit.ly/c6Qy1u
10. The Web is Dead” http://bit.ly/9BpHmo
11. All librarians need web 2.0 skills http://bit.ly/bt1oRG
12. children who use social networking sites are more confident writers http://bit.ly/bKz2kH
13. glogster to promote reading http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/08/18/promoting-reading-using-glogster/
14. rubric for assessing book trailers http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/08/17/assessment-rubric-for-book-trailers/
15. cmis pathfinders http://www.det.wa.edu.au/education/cmis/eval/curriculum/pathfinders/index.htm
16. persuasive text types http://www.librarything.com/catalog.php?offset=0&view=TIGSLibrary&collection=90203&shelf=shelf and http://groups.diigo.com/group/persuasive
17. lote http://www.digitaldialects.com/index.htm
18. library on twitter http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/08/16/olmc-on-twitter/
19. Wikipedia evaluation http://www.commoncraft.com/wikipedia-video
20. Library wiki http://penrithpslibrary.pbworks.com/ and http://penrithpsrappers.edublogs.org/
21. Webcam fun – photo editing http://www.cameroid.com/

 
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