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Word-Haters Gonna Hate

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A lengthy piece at Slate today by Matthew J.X. Malady delves into the question of why we humans …

Will 'Digital Ethnic Cleansing' Be Part of the Internet's Future?

Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen, and Steve Clemons discuss the political limitations of the Internet.<p>And they might ultimately engage, Cohen continued, in a kind of "digital ethnic cleansing." Traditional legal and political checks on mass criminality have been developed within and for the physical …

8 Crazy Global Warming Solutions Scientists Have Actually Considered

Most of these ideas seem crazy, but at least we have options if things really go downhill.

Secret Teacher: are you teaching in a climate of fear?

My colleagues and I work in a climate of fear. We see people crying in their cars; not able to come in for fear of the day ahead. People crying in …

What Israel can teach Canada about education

The Hemda Centre for Science Education in Tel Aviv is one of the world’s great schools for bright kids. It recruits fantastic teachers to give them advanced instruction in physics and chemistry. It is unabashedly merit-based. Its most advanced course, a program in computational science, is called …

What impact will the new teaching schools have on education?

For Notre Dame High in Sheffield, becoming a teaching school seemed the obvious next step. It could boast a history of outstanding verdicts from …

Teaching dyslexic children: spotting the signs

The one thing my postgraduate teacher training course had simply not prepared me for was that more than a third of my first class of seven and eight …

Teaching ‘The Great Gatsby’ in Chengdu, China

What can F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel tell us about present-day China? Matt Lombardi teaches the American classic in the city of Chengdu.<p>Danghao Geng, …

Why Minnesota governor vetoed Teach For America funding

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton just vetoed a line item inserted into the state’s higher education legislation that would have given $1.5 million to Teach For America over two years. This is what he said in an explanatory letter to the legislature:<p>Teach for America (TFA) is a well-established, national …

Why I became a primary teacher: I went from teaching assistant to 'Mr D'

My dad was a head at a secondary school. I remember him saying to me: "Whatever you do don't become a teacher." He brought me, my brother and my …

Phasing out teaching assistants is like axing all nurses from the NHS

So it appears Messrs Gove and Osborne have put their heads together and come up with a way to save £4bn from the education budget by phasing out the …

Drippler Helps You Discover Something Awesome for your iPhone Every Day

• 91shares<p>How do you stay on top of the new and awesome tips, apps and great tricks for your iPhone everyday. Most users download a few great and …