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A Teacher's Guide to Communicating with Parents. “I’m already getting parent phone calls and it’s August!

A Teacher's Guide to Communicating with Parents

Can technology help me manage this through the year?” Parents can be difficult. Every teacher has his or her stories. Parents love their children and want to ensure that they’re getting the most out of school. Although parents and teachers have the same priorities, they often don’t see eye to eye when it comes to the best way to support students. Websites for Educators. Reading Comprehension & Language Arts Teaching Strategies for Kids.

The Best on the Web for Teachers. MIT - video gateway. 10 Open Education Resources You May Not Know About (But Should) This week, the OCW Consortium is holding its annual meeting, celebrating 10 years of OpenCourseWare.

10 Open Education Resources You May Not Know About (But Should)

The movement to make university-level content freely and openly available online began a decade ago, when the faculty at MIT agreed to put the materials from all 2,000 of the university’s courses on the Web. With that gesture, MIT OpenCourseWare helped launch an important educational movement, one that MIT President Susan Hockfield described in her opening remarks at yesterday’s meeting as both the child of technology and of a far more ancient academic tradition: “the tradition of the global intellectual commons.” We have looked here before at how OCW has shaped education in the last ten years, but in many ways much of the content that has been posted online remains very much “Web 1.0.”