Michelle Copeland

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Environmental Education Bridges the Partisan Divide in Congress

In a welcome break from partisan gridlock, congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle have come together to advance environmental education and outdoor learning opportunities for students across America. Earlier this week, Congressmen John Sarbanes (D-MD) and Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and …

How Far Are We From the First Great Educational Video Game Console for the Home?

For those of us who grew up playing the Sonic the Hedgehog games on the Sega Genesis (and those currently playing the many remakes), I'm sure you remember the first time you accidentally landed on a set of spikes. A very nasty "piercing" sound effect would play, you lost all of your rings, and …

Helping High Schoolers Redesign Their Own Education

In today's public high schools, standards are rising, funding is declining, and employer expectations continue to grow. Mastery of the fundamentals, …

Pedagogy

Did a key witness in Trayvon Martin's case talk funny, or could we all use some education? - Fully (sic)

Two weeks ago, a jury of five white women found that neighborhood block-watch captain George Zimmerman was acting in self-defense when he shot and …

Google goes after Apple in tablet education

Will Google find success in the educational field where Apple, apparently, has not? Here's Google's gambit.<p>Google revealed on Wednesday that it will soon begin selling and renting a "comprehensive" selection of educational textbooks. The textbook portion of Google's Play store is set to go live in …

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