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How to Find Diamonds - Minecraft Wiki Guide - IGN

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Swedish School Makes Minecraft Mandatory

Since its inception back in 2009, Minecraft has essentially put indie developer Mojang on the map, with over 40 million registered players and 17.5 …

Minecraft

Could Minecraft Actually Be the Ultimate Educational Tool?

Playing the video game Minecraft is a joke that writes itself. Ooh, look at nerds building the world they want to live in! But it's actually …

Wrestling Coach Charged with Child Porn Possession

A Hatboro man who coaches wrestling for Neshaminy High School faces more than a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged child pornography …

Granby Man Hiking Appalachian Trail to Save Olympic Wrestling

Jeff Fleming is making the 2,180-mile trek to draw attention to his cause.<p>Many people were surprised to learn that wrestling was removed as an …

This High Schooler Won The National Wrestling Title In The Coolest Way Possible

With ten seconds remaining in his title bout at the National High School Coaches Association wrestling championships in Virginia, Renaldo …

Wrestling With My Father: The best four and a half minutes you'll spend at the movies this weekend

I laughed more during Charles Fairbanks's four-and-a-half-minute video <i>Wrestling With My Father</i> (screening this Saturday at the Nightingale as part of …

Wrestling nervously awaits its Olympic fate

Wrestling's seven-month stay in Olympic purgatory is almost complete.<p>The ancient sport will either emerge from its ultimate crisis stronger than ever - or be forced to adjust to the cruel reality of life outside of the Olympic program.<p>Wrestling, squash and a combined bid from baseball-softball will …

Parents' Harsh Words Might Make Teen Behaviors Worse

Most parents yell at their kids at some point. It often feels like the last option for getting children to pay attention and shape up.<p>But harsh verbal discipline may backfire. Teenagers act worse if they're yelled at, a study finds.<p>No matter how much you shout, your teenagers don't listen. - …

Conservative Prof. Has Awesome Response to Guy Who Called Him the ‘Biggest Embarrassment to Higher Education in America’

One conservative college professor’s support for traditional marriage was enough for one online commenter to brand him “the biggest embarrassment to higher education in America.”<p>How the professor responded was pretty fantastic.<p>Professor Mike Adams responded to a commenter who called him “the …

iPad in Education: Great Kindergarten Case Study

Talk about a great endorsement – they just don’t get any better than this. Just in case you can’t read the quite text on the image above, here it is:<p>For the first time in 22 years of teaching, 100 percent of my kindergarten students went to first grade reading above grade level.<p>That’s from Kristi …

Youth Wish List For Changing Education

Host Michel Martin gets perspective from two recent high school grads on what's working, and what isn't in schools. She speaks with Elijah Miles, a freshman at Morgan State University in Maryland, and Kashawn Campbell, a sophomore at UC Berkley.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Now we've heard from …

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More Than A Number? Educators On What Standardized Testing Means

Host Michel Martin hears from a group of teachers about how education policies and technology are changing today's classrooms. She's joined by fifth grade teacher Rafe Esquith, third grade teacher Tequila Pennington-Calwise and school librarian Elissa Malespina.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>I'm …

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Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

‘Religion, Morality and Knowledge’: Michelle Malkin and David Barton Reveal the Darker Side of Education Reform

<i>TheBlaze’s Erica Ritz contributed to this report.</i><p>—<p>Michelle Malkin tackled education reform and the ever-contentious Common Core standards during Glenn Beck’s Man in the Moon event. Covering a different side of the coin, historian David Barton later delved into the historical roots of religion in …

What Critics Don't Understand About Gamified Education - GCo

<b>Gamified Education Is a New Model of Learning</b><p>Critics of gamified education always seem to miss some major points:<p>1) Gamified education is much more …

Can Video Games Actually Improve Brain And Cognitive Function?

The cover of <i>Nature</i> this month features a “game changing” study suggesting that video games may improve brain function in certain measurable ways. The games, of course, are specifically designed for this purpose – they’re not off the shelf at the local game shop – and they give the brain’s attention …