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7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

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The company behind the SAT finally admits what everyone knew: You can game the test

A score on the US college entrance exam known as the SAT is meant to be an indicator of a student’s overall academic prowess—but in reality, as many counselors and teachers already know, it’s more a reflection of how hard they studied for the SAT.<p>After decades of denying that the scandal-ridden, …

Ditch Facebook And Make Yourself Smarter With These 10 Hottest Learning Sites

The average person spends nearly two hours every day on social media.1<p>Think about it, what will we achieve when we spend these two hours on something …

Secret Teacher: Fidget cubes need kicking out of class

The popular fidget aids are supposed to help individual pupils concentrate, but instead they are distracting my entire class<p>I was relieved to find the bottle-flipping phenomenon had passed when I returned to school in January. Having already endured many teenage fads (I still find the “let’s try to …

Fidget Spinner

“Legends Of Learning” Is New Game-Based Site That Lets Teachers Create Free (For Awhile) Virtual Classrooms

<b> <br>Note: After a closer look, it appears the site is free for a month or so after registration (longer if you have fewer students) and then you have to</b> …

Jailers and the Jailed: 7 Books on the History of Imprisonment

Siberian Exile Under the Tsars<p>Daniel Beer<p>In the Soviet Union, being sent to Siberia for an offense against the state was an all-too-common occurrence. But this was not a state policy that was created from nothing when the Bolsheviks took power; far from it. Daniel Beer’s comprehensive history looks …

Russian History

This map shows what America might look like if states were redrawn based on commuting patterns

Dartmouth College scholar Garrett Dash Nelson and co-author Alasdair Rae of the UK’s University of Sheffield created an illuminating map of America …

I took a class on human behavior at the No. 1 college in the US — and now I know how hard it is to make a 'rational' decision

Nearly every student who'd showed up to the Princeton University lecture that day was clacking away on a laptop — I'd come non-ironically armed with a legal pad and Bic pen.<p>And while I'd done all (okay, most) of the assigned readings for that day, the material was still hard to understand. When, …

California teacher shortage worsens, especially in cities

The teacher shortage across California is getting worse, hitting urban districts hardest, but pinching even rural and suburban schools as well, according to a survey released Wednesday.<p>As a result, students are seeing a revolving cast of substitutes, canceled courses and less qualified teachers in …

How Emerging Technology in Education Is Enhancing the Classroom Experience

In the 2016 K-12 Horizon Report, the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) explore short- and long-term trends …

Education Technology