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Thieme Hennis

MyPISA - Home - 16 views

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    PISA data. Freely available statistics on education

    Welcome to MyPISA, ACER's official website for the management and implementation of the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

    This website consists of publicly accessible web-pages that you see right now, and secure pages designed for the exclusive use of those people directly involved with the implementation of PISA."
Steve Ransom

Stephen Krashen Pulls the Rug Out From Under the Standards Movement - Living in Dialogu... - 3 views

  • ur average scores are respectable but unspectacular because, as Farhi notes, we have such a high percentage of children living in poverty, the highest of all industrialized countries. Only four percent of children in high-scoring Finland, for example, live in poverty. Our rate of poverty is over 21%.
  • It means that the "problem" of American education is not ineffective teaching, not teachers' unions, not lack of national standards and tests, and not schools of education: It is poverty.
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    "It means that the "problem" of American education is not ineffective teaching, not teachers' unions, not lack of national standards and tests, and not schools of education: It is poverty."

    Sarah's comment is heartbreaking
Kate Pok

Wolfram Alpha - 1 views

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    interesting site for computations and info of all kinds
Christina Rajsz

For Teachers - Gapminder.org - 100 views

    • Christina Rajsz
       
      Intro2011 class .... Click on this link!
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    Gapminder is used in classrooms around the world to build a fact-based world view. You'll find shortcuts to tools and guides for Gapminder in a classroom.
Lisa DuFur

Mapping America - Census Bureau 2005-9 American Community Survey - NYTimes.com - 40 views

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    Browse local data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, based on samples from 2005 to 2009. Because these figures are based on samples, they are subject to a margin of error, particularly in places with a low population, and are best regarded as estimates. Create tons of lessons around this data. WOW
Steve Ransom

Course: Teenagers, Legal Risks and Social Networking Sites - 49 views

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    Further evidence (as if we needed it) that all educators need to be addressing these issues in targeted and developmentally appropriate ways.
Bill Genereux

Economic Scene - Study Rethinks Importance of Kindergarten Teachers - NYTimes.com - 23 views

  • Some are highly effective. Some are not. And the differences can affect students for years to come.
Siri Anderson

Resource: Against All Odds: Inside Statistics - 41 views

  • phasis on “doing” statistics, this series goes on location to help uncover statistical solutions
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    26 free half hour videos on statistics
Adrienne Michetti

Digest of Education Statistics - 2008 Digest Tables Directory - 25 views

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      This section, right here, is the most interesting, I thinkl
  •  Chapter 7.  Learning Resources and Technology
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    The place to go for all education statistics in the USA.
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