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How to engage students in PE during winter: tips, tricks and ideas live chat How can teachers warm kids up to the idea of exercise when its cold and dark? Join us on Wednesday 2 December, 5.30pm to 7.30pm, to share ideasWeve all been there: standing on a freezing cold sports field in the middle of winter wearing nothing but joggin
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
F.S.U. Reported Few Rape Cases to the U.S. The university reported only 9 of 113 cases of student-reported rape to the federal government because many of the reported assaults occurred off-campus.
New York Times | Nov 26, 2015 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The maths teachers of Shanghai have the perfect formula for learning | Nick Gibb Those who try to dismiss their methods using crude national stereotypes should instead consider what UK educators could learnEarlier this month, I welcomed 68 secondary mathematics teachers from Shanghai to England. They had just touched down to spend thr
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 1:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shanghai teaching method 'could improve UK results within four years' Experts say experiment to use Shanghai maths teachers in English schools could soon raise UK from 26th position on the international league tableThe governments controversial experiment with Shanghai mathematics teaching in English schools could pay divid
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Foodie culture is spurring degree programs at U.S. colleges Before he ever knew they might be topics to study in college, food business and farming played an important part in Charlie James' life. At Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, he sold home-made rice balls and sushi to classmates and earned about $40 a da
Los Angeles Times | Nov 26, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Au pairing abroad did more for my language skills than studying Getting to know a host family is a great way to immerse yourself in a language, boost your confidence and expand your vocabulary After finishing my second year of Italian at UCL, I didnt feel at all prepared to study in Rome on my year abroad. I could con
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 10:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senate bid to end compulsory student union fees reveals Coalition split Two Liberals cross floor to vote for crossbench motion to end compulsory service fee, while Nationals tow Coalition line and vote with Labor and GreensA crossbench motion on ending the compulsory payment of student union fees has exposed divisions in the
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 07:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Parents want Ofsted to inspect schools more frequently, survey finds 70% of parents believe assessments should take place every one to two years regardless of a schools inspection gradeThe majority of parents feel schools should be inspected by Ofsted more frequently, a survey has found. A YouGov poll of 1,067 parents, con
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Learning Network: Happy Thanksgiving Were on break until Nov. 30 for the holiday, but weve left you a long list of ideas for things to read and do.
New York Times | Nov 26, 2015 06:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fury over Osborne's 11.6bn business 'payroll tax' Industry leaders condemn levy on wage bills announced in autumn statement, as chancellor axes hundreds of millions of pounds of supportBusiness leaders have been left reeling after George Osborne announced a £11.6bn payroll tax and removed hundreds
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend