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Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces …

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Educational Leadership - May 2014 - 2

Educational Leadership is a magazine for educators by educators and includes among its readers principals, teachers, and administrators of every …

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Don’t reduce class sizes: the OECD’s lessons for education in the UK

So much of the education debate is about how UK schools perform relative to those in other countries – this week Liz Truss reported back from her visit to Shanghai – so when MPs on the Education Select Committee grilled Andreas Schleicher, the Deputy Director of the OECD which ranks education …

A free education online: too good to be true? – video debate

The promise: free education for all. The reality: the well-educated elite tweak their qualifications. When universities began offering Moocs – free online courses open to all – the idea was that people in developing countries would get access to the best teachers in the world. But so far the …

World's top 100 universities 2014: their reputations ranked by Times Higher Education

Harvard university has retained its number one spot on the Times Higher Education’s world reputation ranking of universities, with US institutions taking eight of the top 10 positions.<p>Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford follow to make up the top three. Cambridge and Oxford are …

Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers?

The third episode of the BBC Radio 4 series, My Teacher is an App, offered a provocative glimpse into the ways that technology is now being used to meet current educational needs. I attended the debate at The Great Hall of King's College London, where a respected panel and an energetic audience …

Khan Academy’s Free SAT Classes Show How Online Education Could Be Awesome

Last week’s big news about the new SAT redesign included a very important footnote: In the name of fairness to students who can’t afford $999 …

This Map Shows The Most Educated States In America

New data from comparison shopping platform FindTheBest shows the states with the highest percentage of college-educated residents. Unsurprisingly, the nation's capital ranked highest with approximately 50% of locals holding a four year degree.<p>As for an <i>actual</i> state, Massachusetts reigned supreme …

15 Photos Of Tokyo’s Outrageous Street Style

Tokyo is known for its legendary street style and a new book by photographer Thomas Card captures the best of it.<p>Tokyo is known for its legendary street style, where hyper-stylized fashion tribes, from Yamanba to cosplay to Lolita, don elaborate outfits. NYC-based photographer Thomas Card spent the …

Thumm by Pana Objects

While many of the latest speakers for smartphones rely on highly specialized tech like Bluetooth or Airplay connectivity, a group of Thai designers chose to strip it all down to one material—beech wood. The result is a simple, beautiful speaker that uses natural acoustics, not circuits. …

Tables Four Two by Sheree B Product Design

Tables Four Two are a set of four nested components that were designed as either tables or stools. Designed by Sheree Bucton, of Sheree B Product …

Fresh From The Dairy: Shower Curtains

We are super excited about the latest product release from Society6: shower curtains! It’s hard to find a good-looking shower curtain, but now you’ve …