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More than 1,300 teachers trained by National Centre for Computing Education

Government-funded centre aimed at supporting computing teachers has reached more than 29,000 teachers and trained over 1,300 to deliver computing curriculum By Clare McDonald, Business Editor Published: 30 Nov 2020 14:19 The National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) has helped train more than 1,000 teachers to deliver the computing curriculum. Since its launch two years…

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A History Teacher’s View: Why Liberal Elites Can’t Understand the Trump Vote

The rationalists can’t explain everything. We’ve been here before.In the coming months liberals and never-Trump conservatives will attempt to salvage their credibility by offering explanations for why the polls and prognoses of a Biden blowout were so egregiously wrong. Much of the chattering class has already chalked the closeness of the election up to racism—now…

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NYC teachers stun students by giving remote lessons from hammocks, moving cars

November 7, 2020 | 7:52pm | Updated November 7, 2020 | 8:32pm Enlarge Image A Brooklyn high school teacher instructs her students on Zoom while riding in a car. The oddities of remote instruction now include teachers who can conduct classes just about anywhere — from the back seat of a moving car to a…

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Idaho Teachers Go on ‘Sick-out’ to Protest School Openings…Every Last One of Them Should Be Fired

Teachers walk in together as they arrive for work at San Marcos Elementary School Friday, May 4, 2018, in Chandler, Ariz., after a statewide teachers strike ended. (AP Photo/Matt York)The first day of in-person public school in the West Ada School District in Idaho was canceled on Monday after over 600 teachers called off work…

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French Teacher’s Decapitation Investigated as Terrorist Attack

PARIS—A man beheaded a middle-school teacher in a suburb of the French capital on Friday afternoon, a killing that authorities were investigating as a possible terrorist attack. Police shot and killed the suspected assailant after he attacked the teacher with a knife in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, a suburb west of Paris. The attack occurred near the school…

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Suspect in Teacher’s Beheading in France Was Chechen Teen

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Teacher’s quest to feed families grows to serving anyone in need

When schools started closing in March, Montgomery County, Maryland kindergarten teacher Margaret Norris used her own money to deliver healthy meal kits to food-insecure families at her elementary school. In the months since, a small army has joined her in serving anyone in need. They have given away over 2,500 meal kits since March.Oct.

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Teachers Should Walk Away From Unions Fighting to Close Schools

DC Examiner, Washington Examiner September 29, 2020 More than a month into the new school year, it is already evident that in-person school instruction is not causing mass outbreaks of the coronavirus.Read Full Article » Related Topics: Education Comment Show comments Hide Comments

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How Teachers Can Foster Community in Online Classrooms

The school year is difficult for both teachers and students, to say the least. Some districts are using a hybrid of remote and in-person learning, while others are on Zoom entirely. And that means teachers are stretched thin and unable to build community with their students, and classmates are unable to get to know their…

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Study: Teachers’ expectations of their students’ digital skills are influenced by race

Schools that rely on remote learning during the pandemic are trying to ensure that all kids have the devices and internet bandwidth they need. While important, it takes more than everyone having comparable equipment and working WiFi for all children to get an equal shot. In my new book based on the sociological research I…