SEDL Monthly
AN E-BULLETIN OF SEDL  //  JUNE 2013
Center for High-Performing Schools logo Catch Our Experts in Action

SEDL has a busy summer and fall planned for the Center for High-Performing Schools. Our school improvement, mathematics, and English language arts experts will be presenting at conferences in the Southeast and Southwest. To let you know where you can see one of our experts in action, we have posted a list of the conferences at which they will present. We will be adding more conferences in the upcoming weeks, so be sure to check for updates.

 
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FREE RESOURCES

Information Retrieval for International Disability and Rehabilitation Research

SEDL’s Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research recently hosted a webcast called Information Retrieval for International Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Staff from the Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE) discussed the importance of accessing international research for systematic reviews and research synthesis. The webcast included information about CIRRIE's database of international research, which demonstrates what has been found to be useful in other countries. Presenters also shared tips on how to use CIRRIE's database to its fullest potential. An archive of the webcast is now available online.

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Federal Registry for Educational Excellence

The U.S. Department of Education's Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) site is an open database for sharing digital learning resources. FREE makes it easier to find digital teaching and learning resources created and maintained by the federal government and public and private organizations. A new, mobile friendly version of the site has just been launched. Send feedback to free@ed.gov and follow the site on Twitter.


REL Southeast workshop announcement

LEADERSHIP MATTERS

Please join the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Southeast South Carolina Research Alliance for a workshop on leadership matters on July 9. The workshop will include a panel discussion featuring Dr. Mike Dishman of Bagwell College of Education at Kennesaw State University, Dr. Carolyn Herrington of the Center on Educational Policy at Florida State University and the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, and Dr. Jason Grissom of the Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University. In addition, Dr. Y. Emily Tang of the University of California San Diego will give a presentation on charter school research. Learn more about the workshop on the REL Southeast website.


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CAREERS AT SEDL

We have job openings at our offices in Austin, Texas, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Visit our website to learn more.

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