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[icon name=”globe” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Rejected by Colleges, SAT and ACT Gain High School Acceptance
“It’s a little like the Gold Rush,” Mr. Marion said, adding: “For the SAT and ACT, the way they can really compete is getting a whole state to buy in. Berkeley can do what it wants, but if the SAT is in 50 states, guess what, kids are going to take it.”
TAGS Standardized Testing • Common Core • College Board The New York Times, April 2016
[icon name=”bullhorn” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Special Needs Teacher Comes To The Rescue On Flight
“When a teenager with special needs refused to get back into his seat on a recent flight, the crew asked if there were any teachers on board and Sophie Murphy answered the call”.
TAGS Special Needs • Flying • Hero NPR, April 2016
[icon name=”video-camera” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] This Virtual Lab Will Revolutionize Science Class
“When you combined the virtual laboratories with teacher-led coaching and mentoring, then we saw a total 101 percent increase in the learning effectiveness, which effectively doubles the science teacher’s impact with the same amount of time spent”.
TAGS Lab • Virtual Reality • Science TED, October 2015
[icon name=”video-camera” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] The Present
““The Present” is a graduation short from the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The short film was shown at over 180 film festivals around the world and garnered the team 59 awards”.
TAGS Animation • Special Needs • Short The Verge, April 2016