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OK, Google, Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap? It can be too easy for students to Google an assignment before they stop to think about it. Some researchers say we're losing our critical thinking and memory skills by relying on the search bar.
NPR.org | Feb 5, 2016 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Massively' improved state schools threaten private sector Better behaviour and results are attracting families who can afford private school fees, says Good Schools Guide editorState schools have improved massively, according to the founder of the Good Schools Guide, who says their growing popularity with parent
The Guardian | Feb 5, 2016 7:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tech: Forward Tinkering: Colleges Make Room for Maker Spaces The D.I.Y. movement to get students creating, be it for fun, for art or for entrepreneurship is booming. Theres even a MOOC on how to teach tinkering.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Notebook: The Sheltering Campus: Why College Is Not Home Universities have given in to the implicit notion that they should be a haven. But are they hindering their students development?
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ed Talk | Andrew Hacker: Who Needs Advanced Math? Not Everybody Andrew Hacker of Queens College on the importance of adult arithmetic. Algebra, hes not so keen on.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Environmental Science: Learning to Live Small Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Tex., has set a curriculum around a trash bin.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Data: The Feds Best-Value Schools Colleges with good return on investment for low-income students.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Blackboard: Create Your Own Language, for Credit HBOs Game of Thrones turns constructed language into a hit.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Field of Study: Social Practice Degrees Take Art to a Communal Level For this M.F.A., hold the paint. These artists are learning communication, organization and negotiation.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pop Quiz: A Valentines Day Reading List This classic literature encourages us to embrace the broadest, least judgmental and most generous definition of love. Test your knowledge.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend