Education

Six community colleges that will fast-track you to a bachelor's degree

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Higher Education

Why Grade Grubbing Valedictorians Never Get to Rule the World

The skills it takes to make it in high school and college are not the same as the skills it takes to succeed post-graduation. In fact, In fact, C+ does just fine.<p>Graduates of 2017,<p>This is truly a moment to behold—years of small academic steps culminating in a diploma of honor and achievement. As …

Success

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

For years, my teaching revolved around textbooks as my resources. When the Internet arrived, I — as did my colleagues — adopted it mostly …

Flipped Classroom

Play is essential, but it takes work for children to succeed in the real world

It’s not a bad idea for Cambridge to have a professor of play, but learning is taxing and requires a teacher’s skills<p>The announcement that the University of Cambridge has appointed the world’s first Lego professor of play gives new meaning to the phrase “red-brick university”. Professor Paul …

Teaching

64-year-old law school graduate gets dream car on graduation day

Jerita Hall, 64, postponed getting her law degree, instead choosing to raise her five kids. So when she finally graduated from law school last …

Education Policy

5 Toledo teachers resign after leaving school camp in Michigan to drink

TOLEDO, Ohio — Five Ohio teachers have resigned after they slipped out of a sixth-grade camping trip for drinks and dinner, school district officials …

School Districts

Preparing for an automated future

The writing is on the wall. The forces of automation that killed hundreds of thousands of factory jobs over the past few decades are now poised to …

Intelligence

How the Middlebury Riot Really Went Down

The protest has become a symbol of liberal intolerance, but a closer look reveals it’s as much about Donald Trump’s election, racist incidents and a clumsy response by school officials.<p>In March, as he stood somewhat defiantly at the podium of Middlebury College’s Wilson Hall, as 200 students …

Education Policy

We are Failing the Youth.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) “<i>Only a fool would let his enemy teach his children</i>.” – <b>Malcolm X</b><p>In 2017 it very easy to pass blame …

U.S. Dept. of Education

Fidget spinner fad may point to deeper problem in the classroom

'We need to look at making the curriculum more engaging so that fewer kids need fidgeting toys'<p>Fidget spinners are the hottest new gadget among …

Fidget Spinner

Guest Post: A Grading Journey of Epic Proportions (Part 1)

« Teachers, Forgive Thyself or Burn Out Quickly | Main<p>Guest post by Jonathan So<p>The sketchnote to the left sums up my epic journey of the past two …

Teaching

Party down: State, national progressives are getting involved in local school board elections | Education

The Texas Democratic Party wants a larger pool of attractive, experienced candidates.<p>So does the national progressive movement.<p>Both groups are …

School Administration

The False Hope Of Graduate Student Unions

Henry Kissinger once said “academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.” The recent struggle of graduate students to form unions in the nation’s top private universities is a new confirmation of that old wisdom.<p>Graduate students aspire a better …

Opinion

Here’s the ‘negative’ student newspaper this principal censored

The principal of Flushing HS has refused to publish the student newspaper, citing an article quoting a sophomore who felt he lacked good …

New York City

They don't need a year to figure this one out.

An elective Bible course offered in West Virginia’s Mercer County Schools has been suspended for a year while administrators decide whether it’s …

Theology

Register for Upcoming Online Summer Courses!

<b>Summer learning isn’t just for kids! Include an ALSC online summer course in your plans!</b><p>ALSC is pleased to offer a variety of quality, fun, online …

Learning

This French school is using facial recognition software to make sure its students stay focused in class

A show of hands, how many of us have fallen asleep during class lecture at least once? Even if you’re walking into a classroom with the best of …

Rajkummar Rao on Class 12 CBSE results: 'Don't worry about low marks, I'm here to help'

<b>Mumbai:</b> Rajkummar Rao is willing to help those who did not perform well in their CBSE Higher Secondary School exams.<p>Rajkummar on 28 May 2017 took to …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all …

Teaching

Nearly 17,000 school dinner staff face redundancy thanks to Tory plans to scrap free lunches

Theresa May’s plan to scrap free school lunches will lead to more than 16,800 catering job losses, it has been forecast.<p>Industry experts warned that …

Brexit

Noida Girl Raksha Gopal, An Arts Student, Tops CBSE Class 12 Exams With 99.6 Percent

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday announced the results for Class 12 after uncertainty prevailed for over a week leaving …

India

Miami-Dade girl competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Vasundara Govindarajan grew up watching her older brother Vaidya spell his way to success — first as a spelling champ, then fast-tracking college to …

3 Ways Schools Condition Students

Several times a year, I will receive emails from parents about a post I wrote in 2010 titled, “The Impact of Awards”. Often, they are reaching out …

Teaching

Investing in education can grow the economy too

As I read Rekha Basu’s article “Everyone suffers when college is off limits to some” in the May 21 Register, I was saddened to hear Kayla Palmer's …

Des Moines

CBSE declares Class 12 board exam results: What marks moderation involves, and what it doesn't

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) finally declared its Class XII board examination results on Sunday, 28 May, after a period of …

Perfection: 21 up, 21 strikeouts for high school pitcher

CEDAR GROVE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school softball pitcher has pitched a true perfect game.<p>Cedar Grove sophomore Mia Faieta struck out all 21 batters she faced in a state playoff game Thursday.<p>The performance helped her team defeat North Warren 4-0.<p>Lady Cougars coach Nicole Velardi tells …

Sports

Treasury set to be put under the spotlight

Treasury boss John Fraser will be grilled by senators for several hours on Monday as they pore over the detail of this month's federal budget, in …

U.S. Dept. of Education

3 ways students with autism benefit from art, music and recreation

According to curriculum therapists, multi-disciplinary sessions appeal to students’ creativity, are relevant to their everyday lives, and help them …

Autism

Meet Raksha Gopal, CBSE Class 12 board exam topper, who wants to pursue Political Science at Delhi University

Raksha Gopal, a 17-year-old girl from Noida, has topped the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII board examination after scoring …

India

Minority advocates say Trump's budget will hurt their causes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Advocates for minority communities say President Donald Trump's proposed budget answers the question he famously posed to black …

U.S. Dept. of Education