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LITERATURE - Marcel Proust

16 Modern Poets You Need to Know About

Chances are the last time you discovered a new favorite poet, you were sitting in fourth period English waiting for the lunch bell to ring. Even if you went on to study literature in college, those “contemporary” poets were probably born around the mid-twentieth century. While we love classic …

Literature

Why civil rights groups say parents who opt out of tests are hurting kids

A dozen civil rights groups issued a statement Tuesday criticizing the growing movement of parents who refuse to allow their children to take standardized tests, saying the anti-test push “would sabotage important data and rob us of the right to know how our students are faring.”<p>By removing an …

Resources to learn how to use Google Classroom on iPad as teacher or student

There’s lots of talk on how Google Classroom is changing the landscape of learning in and out of the Classroom, but how do you use it?To help with …

Has 24/7 junk news left us hungry for true stories? – Sarah Smarsh

In a newsroom at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, on a June day in 2000, a woman handed me a video tape. ‘Log this,’ she said. Logging tape was a mundane task …

Weight Training Basics for Runners

<b>Despite what some people think, weight lifting and running go hand and hand.</b> For runners, strength training is a key component in boosting …

Exercise

Teachers, Stop Being Scared of Cellphones

Screens are everywhere these days, in the restaurants, on the subways, in front of our faces. The only ones we seem able to control are those little screens on our tablets and cellphones, but bring those things into a classroom and who is in control, the student or the teacher? In March, New York …