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Next Generation Learning; Today... It’s happening. WiFi is arriving at King’s Rochester. Not just any WiFi either – we are lucky enough to be having a cutting edge, fully managed and scalable Meru Network installed over the Christmas break. The good news does not end there. Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook Annual Reports Books Back Issues Edweek Spotlights Subscriptions This is your brain on Jane Austen, and researchers at Stanford are taking notes Stanford Report, September 7, 2012 Researchers observe the brain patterns of literary PhD candidates while they're reading a Jane Austen novel. The fMRI images suggest that literary reading provides "a truly valuable exercise of people's brains." By Corrie Goldman The Humanities at Stanford L.A. Cicero

Sir Ken Robinson: Transform Education? Yes, We Must As the new members of 111th Congress wander through the building looking for their desks and lockers, it may feel for some of them like the first day at school. They should hold on to that feeling. One of the biggest challenges they face is sorting out American education. What Can Teachers Learn From Barney Stinson Barney Stinson is one of the most awesome characters in the history of television. And there is much that teachers of the present age can learn from his ways. Here are some real time tips for teachers from the legendary Barney Stinson himself. Holy Mashups, Batman! The other week I received a lovely surprise email from the remarkable Lindsey Tomsu. She was busy working on firming up details for next year’s Summer Reading Program, and wanted to see if I’d tackle “Surf’s Up” Batman, and maybe Robin as well. Her teens really love Batman ’66, and she thought that it would be a blast to add those images to some of their marketing materials. Heck yes: this was such a fun idea.

Printable school certificates, school awards to print, student reward certificates, school-theme certificate templates, certificates for teachers to print Reward somebody today! 123 Certificates offers free rewards, recognition school awards and school certificates to print for kindergarten, pre-school or elementary school students . These are general school awards that you can use for the student of the month, star student certificates, attendance awards, most improved student, teacher of the month, rewarding homework completion

Ordo Amoris: Norms and Nobility Prologue IV: I Am, I Can, I Ought, I Will Some 100 years before David Hicks penned Norms and Nobility , in the Lake District of England, Charlotte Mason wrote these words as an educational philosophy: "I am, I can, I ought, I will." We moderns like to say," I am and I can," but we lose even the little we have by not adding, "I ought and I will." From those 4 phrases we can move towards a philosophy of education as Charlotte Mason did in her original series and as David Hicks does in Norms and Nobility.

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