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The Learning Network: If You Could Time-Travel, Where Would You Go?

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2015 - 8:27am
If you could time-travel to any year or era past or future, where would you go? Why? Are you more interested in visiting the past or the future?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | South and North Koreans, Separated Almost a Lifetime, Reunite Briefly

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2015 - 4:47am
How has the long political divide on the Korean peninsula affected families separated by the war?









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China Turns to Online Courses, and Mao, for Soft-Power Mission

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2015 - 4:47am
Offerings on a range of subjects could expose millions of overseas students to Chinese culture, if worries about academic freedom, quality and propaganda can be overcome.









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Why teachers should reconsider their beliefs about learning

Education News from Washington Post - October 21, 2015 - 4:36am
'Teachers, as the saying goes, teach the way they were taught rather than the way they were taught to teach.'









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | timorous

Education News from NY Times - October 21, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 17 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Test Scores Decline as New Jersey Aligns Exams With Common Core

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2015 - 10:38pm
The results from the 2014-2015 school year show that there is “still much work to be done,” the state education commissioner said.









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‘Homicidal threat’ will not be included in 8-year-old’s school record

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 8:52pm
A Montgomery County principal alters wording in document and says it will be destroyed at year’s end.









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Family of Ahmed Mohamed, Student Clockmaker, to Move to Qatar

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2015 - 8:29pm
Ahmed, 14, who was detained after he took to his school a clock, which a teacher feared was a bomb, has won a full scholarship to a science program in Doha.









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Maryland honored for environmental literacy standards

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 6:48pm
State gets award from World Future Council, Inter-Parliamentary Union and UNICEF









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Should CPR be a high school graduation requirement?

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 6:01pm
Advocates hope to amend a bill that would require each District school to have and maintain an automated defibrillator, or AED, to include the requirement that students learn CPR before graduation.









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Virginia Teacher of the Year calls fifth-grade her dream job

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 5:15pm
Natalie DiFusco-Funk, who teaches elementary school in Salem, Va., was honored as the Virginia State Teacher of the Year.









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Even 'Digital Natives' Need Digital Training

Education Week - October 20, 2015 - 4:18pm
Schools need resources and support to teach students about appropriate digital-media use, Media Literacy Now's Erin McNeill says.
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Canada's new leader, Justin Trudeau, was a schoolteacher

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 4:13pm
The prime minister-designate taught at public and private schools.









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Before Ahmed and his clock, there was Kiera and her science project

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 4:13pm
She was expelled and charged with two felonies for a science project gone wrong.









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