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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | English, May 29, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 4:13am
Can you choose the best meaning of “imprimatur,” as it is used in the article?






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Strauss: ‘I belong to a generation that has fundamentally failed you’ — commencement speaker

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 4:01am

In my continuing coverage of interesting 2014 commencement speeches, here’s one that Deborah Bial, president and founder of the Posse Foundation, delivered at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley in which she bashes her own generation, not the usual focus of such events:

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Strauss: Send in questions, comments for live online education chat at 1 p.m. Wednesday

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 1:02am

I’ll be doing a live online education chat on washingtonpost.com at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. Please submit questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, jokes or whatever here, and tune in then or read the transcript later.

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Strauss: Send in questions, comments for live online education chat at 1 p.m. Wednesday

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 1:02am

I’ll be doing a live online education chat on washingtonpost.com at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. Please submit questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, jokes or whatever here, and tune in then or read the transcript later.

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Radu Florescu, Scholar Who Linked Dracula and Vlad the Impaler, Dies at 88

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 12:06am
Professor Florescu wrote books that sought to identify Vlad, the 15th-century monarch, as the historical inspiration for Bram Stoker’s antihero.






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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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