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Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K - NYTimes.com - 2 views

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    "Nearly two decades ago, a landmark study found that by age 3, the children of wealthier professionals have heard words millions more times than those of less educated parents, giving them a distinct advantage in school and suggesting the need for increased investment in prekindergarten programs.

    Now a follow-up study has found a language gap as early as 18 months, heightening the policy debate. "
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No Child Left Untableted - NYTimes.com - 3 views

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    "Sally Hurd Smith, a veteran teacher, held up her brand-new tablet computer and shook it as she said, "I don't want this thing to take over my classroom." It was late June, a month before the first day of school. In a sixth-grade classroom in Greensboro, N.C., a dozen middle-school social-studies teachers were getting their second of three days of training on tablets that had been presented to them as a transformative educational tool. Every student and teacher in 18 of Guilford County's 24 middle schools would receive one, 15,450 in all, to be used for class work, homework, educational games - just about everything, eventually. "
John Evans

For 'Connected Educator Month,' Tips From 33 Educators We Admire - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    "For 'Connected Educator Month,' Tips From 33 Educators We Admire"
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