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These Educator articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Educator industry.

June 27, 2014 – 129 views
A staggering 74 school shootings have taken place since the Newtown shooting in January of 2013. In that time, parents have expressed their outrage as teachers and administrators have wondered, increasingly publicly, what their options are to increase school safety and reduce the likelihood that their school is next on the list of targeted institutions. Until recently, that remained an open question. A recent federal incentive program, however, is about to change that uncertainty and give schools the resources they need to stay safer and to reduce the likelihood of future violent incidents as time goes on. Grant programs issued as part of the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative are designed to further research, school safety improvements, and staffing levels, upon request from individual districts. Full Story 
June 27, 2014 – 121 views
Teachers and school districts have long lamented a shortfall in funding for all kinds of projects and field trips, and they've historically looked to fill in the gaps with fundraisers that sell everything from candy to pizzas and much more. That's still an excellent way for schools to raise money and supply students with great educational resources, but it's no longer the only way to fundraise in an academic environment. In recent years, a trend known as "crowd funding" has taken the entrepreneurial world by storm. Full Story 
June 4, 2014 – 215 views
Association of Educators
Teachers are always looking for creative new ways to introduce advanced concepts to students, and perhaps the best way to find new ways of introducing those concepts is Pinterest. The social media site has long been a hub of DIY activity around the home, but it's increasingly home to a growing community of teachers who are sharing everything from worksheets to visual organizers, classroom presentations, and uniquely interactive ways of introducing, reviewing, and assessing concepts at all grade levels. For those interested in this unique opportunity, consider five of the best Pinterest boards worth watching. Full Story 
June 3, 2014 – 102 views
Association of Educators
With the prevalence of social media, both teachers and students are using networking sites like Facebook and Twitter now more than ever. However, the student and teacher experiences on these sites are often vastly different. Social media bullying is a real and sometimes fatal phenomenon that all educators need to become aware of so they can learn how to combat it and support their students. Full Story 
May 2, 2014 – 160 views
Association of Educators
Google is focused on the education market like never before. Recently Google for Education signed a partnership deal with Synnex Global, IT procurement specialist, which will make IT deployment easy and affordable for schools. Full Story 
April 14, 2014 – 163 views
Association of Educators
Research conducted by The Education Trust, a Washington D.C advocacy non-profit, has revealed that students who have begun high school as achievers exhibit a marked disparity in subsequent results. Full Story 
March 25, 2014 – 147 views
Association of Educators
Famed educational expert and futurist, Dr. Jason Ohler has deemed Big Data as one of the top-five technological trends that have peaked their impact and will begin transforming education very soon. Full Story 
March 24, 2014 – 169 views
Chris Dorn
Family reunification is a functional protocol that outlines the redirection of a school’s occupants to a secured site that is removed from the scene of the crisis and supports the effort to reunite students with their families. Full Story 

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