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The Learning Network: What Are You Grateful For? Do you sometimes find it hard to be grateful? Why?
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 10:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cuomo, in Shift, Is Said to Back Reducing Test Scores Role in Teacher Reviews Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who in January called for standardized exams to determine 50 percent of the ratings, is quietly seeking a reduction, even to zero.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Learning Network: News Qs | Chicago Braces After Video of Police Shooting Is Released This article points out that charges against this officer come amid a national debate over race, police shootings and a growing number of encounters captured on video showing police conduct. What examples can you list? Which of those news stories had the
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 09:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Protesting Racial Bias, Students Trade Placards For Pillows Inspired by the events at Mizzou, students at Occidental College in Los Angeles recently got administrators to agree to a list of demands and are pledging to hold them accountable. | Nov 25, 2015 09:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Will video kill the lecturing star? No. But flipping your classroom gives students the chance to apply ideas rather than simply absorbing themYou may have heard about the flipped classroom approach, in which lectures are viewed at home and class time is used for discussion, project work and
The Guardian | Nov 25, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | noisome This word has appeared in two New York Times articles in the past year.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 05:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Open University staff strike over cuts Open University staff stage a one-day walk out as plans to close seven regional centres are agreed.
BBC News | Nov 25, 2015 12:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Washington state girl, 16, found tied up in high school bathroom A 16-year-old girl in Washington state was physically assaulted on Tuesday and tied up in a bathroom at her Seattle high school, law enforcement and school officials said. The victim said two females assaulted her, tied her up and left her in the bathroom
Yahoo! News | Nov 24, 2015 11:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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White Student Union Groups Set Off Concerns at Campuses Facebook groups dedicated to the perceived struggles of whites have emerged claiming links to more than 30 universities, although the authenticity of many of the pages is uncertain.
New York Times | Nov 24, 2015 11:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Depositions: Superintendent investigated after complaints Read full story for latest details.
Education Week | Nov 24, 2015 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend