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October 27th, 2013

 

Welcome to Silverback Sunday Post. Each Sunday the Silverback team brings you K-12 education news and information you may have missed from around the nation during your busy work week. If you have articles, blog posts, or news items relevant to the K-12 ed space that you would like to share, please send them to us at contact@silverbacklearning.com.

 

TeacherWhy do Teachers Quit

Between 40 and 50 percent of teachers will leave their profession within the first five years. Why do teachers quit and why do they stay?  Check out  this Atlantic article and let us know your thoughts.

 

GoogleCritical Search Skills Students Should Know

Research.  To say it has changed doesn’t even begin to accurately describe the ways in which all of us acquire information today and they we way did five or even 8 years ago. Do you teach your students how to do an effective, thorough search? Do we take it for granted that our internet savvy students know how to search correctly? Give this Edudemic post a read.

 

High School StudentsMotivation, Expectations, Attitude (VIDEO)

PBS News Hour asked students what they think are biggest issues facing education today. We found their answers insightful, thoughtful,  and provocative. Have you asked your students the question? This could be an interesting Flipped lesson in real-world problem solving.

 

SmileThe Best Reaction To A Report Card, Probably Ever (VIDEO)

From HuffPo. You may have already seen it, if not, here you go.

 

 

 

Happy Sunday. Here’s to a good week ahead.

 


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