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Talented Designers Stream Into M.F.A. Video Game Programs

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:00am
Eager to benefit from the insights of some of the nation’s top designers, video game creators are flocking to graduate programs in their field.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | America’s ‘It’ School? Look West, Harvard

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 4:48am
By what measures is Stanford beginning to replace Harvard as the “it” school for American students?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, May 30, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 4:11am
Can you choose the verb that matches the subject of the sentence from the article?






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Strauss: Winning words in National Spelling Bee going back to 1925

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 12:04am

It’s National Spelling Bee time again, and some Post colleagues put together a great graphic that tests your ability to spell, here. Below is a selected list of words that won the bee in various years going back to the first one in 1925. You can see the entire list here.

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | ghastly

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 105 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Mont. students create QR codes that link to videos about trail's dams

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Software-engineering students at a Montana school have made it easier for visitors to learn about a recreational trail's dams -More
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School environment based on empowering teachers, students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Connecting the school to the wider community was important to Carol Hunter when she was a school principal.  -More
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Educators spotlight teacher, counselor collaboration

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
In this blog post, educators highlight the importance of teacher-counselor partnerships.  -More
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5th-graders study history through Minecraft simulations

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Fifth-grade teacher Amber Palmer incorporates the game Minecraft into her history and literacy lessons at a Salt Lake City el -More
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Pa. students encourage mental health awareness, empathy during project

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Middle- and high-school students from seven schools in Allegheny County, Pa., have been learning about mental health disorder -More
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Texas students observe Memorial Day on school makeup day

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Some Houston-area students observed Memorial Day in class while making up a school day lost to winter weather closures earlie -More
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Become a social studies leader

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
NCSS is seeking candidates for Vice President, and the Board of Directors.  -More
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Freedom Summer's 50th Anniversary: Investigating the Civil Rights Movement

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
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