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The Courtyard House by Purple Ink Studio

Purple Ink Studio has constructed a new dwelling in Bengaluru, India that features a central<p>Purple Ink Studio has constructed a new dwelling in …

Common Core test stress? The grownups need to chill out, doctors say

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- New York's Common Core tests are so awful that children taking them have broken down crying, vomited and lost control of their …

Relentless testing leading to schools 'rife with anxiety'

Cultural and academic pressures mean many more young children are exhibiting symptoms of anxiety; a new mental health conference is hoping to find a solution<p>Pressures of the modern world are contributing to the rising number of young children suffering from anxiety, a leading prep school headmaster …

Understanding Test Anxiety and What We Can Do to Help Children

<b>Test anxiety is a bigger problem than many parents and teachers realize.</b><p>A staggering 16-20% of students have high test anxiety, making it the most frequent academic impairment in our schools today Another 18% are troubled by moderately-high test anxiety. These students actually draw a "blank" or …

The Billion-Dollar Bet on an Adaptive Learning Platform

<b>Update (2/15/13):</b> Per Apollo Group, the billion-dollar investment mentioned in the Chronicle article (quoted below) refers to total infrastructure - …

Learning Management System Software - Review Leading Systems

The Thought Industries award-winning Learning Business Platform is helping for-profit businesses drive revenue and scale operations.<p>(27 …

Standardised testing suppresses intellectual leadership and lets some students coast

<i>Carl Rosin teaches philosophy, English and interdisciplinary studies at</i> <i>Radnor high school</i> <i>near Philadelphia, USA.</i><p><b>When I left university I didn’t consider teaching.</b> I got a job as a technical writer and worked for an organisation that made software for large manufacturing companies. It was a …

Common-Core Testing Contracts Favor Big Vendors

By Sean Cavanagh<p>Most of the biggest contracts being awarded by the two main consortia creating online common-core assessments—perhaps the most …

Teachers Favor Common Core Standards, Not the Testing

Story Highlights<p><i>Three-quarters of teachers view unified standards positively</i>• <i><br>Most agree testing students on the new standards is problematic</i>• <i><br>Majority</i> …

Math-Exam Performance Tasks Ratchet Up Expectations, Anxiety

Complete Coverage<p>Concerns aired over difficulty level, bias<p>By Ross Brenneman<p>The architects of the Common Core State Standards for mathematics …

Dueling Tests, Standards Put Squeeze on Tennessee Teachers

—Shawn Poynter for Education Week<p>By Lauren Camera<p>When Alison Cotey, a first-year teacher at John Adams Elementary School here, wrote a lesson plan …

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Jon Stewart Compares the Atlanta Teacher Cheating Scandal to Wall Street

Why Jailing Cheating Teachers Probably Won’t Help America’s Kids

When a judge sentenced 10 Atlanta educators for rigging the standardized test scores of their students—including seven-year prison terms for three of …

Teachers in Atlanta cheating scandal convicted

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The real stuff of schooling: How to teach students to apply knowledge

By Valerie Strauss<p>Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter covering education, foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Larry Ferlazzo is a veteran teacher of English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written seven books on education — including a few on student motivation, …

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Parents Rallying for More Education Funding

DES MOINES, Iowa -- As time ticks by without Iowa lawmakers agreeing on a school funding budget, concerned parents with Hanawalt’s Education Advocacy …

i3D Creatives and John Bokla Want to Teach Kids 3D Printing Technology

John Bokla says it was during the time he was studying architectural engineering – and struggling with the design courses – that he came up with the …

Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric

Part 1: Process<p>The process of making in the classroom needs to be incorporated in the final grade. Is each student fully engaged? Do students use …

Does Student Motivation Even Matter?

Engagement isn't necessarily a recipe for academic gains, suggests a new report on global education.<p>At schools around the globe, girls outscore boys, and bored students are better test takers than their more motivated peers. These topsy-turvy observations are the latest findings in a report from …

Education

Teachers figure out when to turn technology on, and when to turn it off

This summer, nearly 100 new and veteran teachers from the New York City public schools became students themselves. The subject? How to introduce …

Chromebooks + Google Apps for Education = Cloud-Friendly Classrooms

By Jacquelyn BengfortSchools find a cost-effective approach to collaboration by implementing Google solutions.

Artist Creates Water-Activated Street Art To Make People Smile On A Rainy Day

Like a new modern version of invisible ink, superhydrophobic coatings can also be used to create hidden street art that stays invisible until it gets …

School leavers 'lack basic skills in English and maths'

A new report has found that English skills are of concern to half of employers, with some reporting that young recruits use text speak rather than full sentences<p>Over three-quarters of employers believe that action is needed to improve maths and English skills, following concerns that poor skills in …