Education News from NY Times
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Professor Abrams edited the first seven editions of “The Norton Anthology of English Literature” and was a leading figure in the study of Romanticism.
The university, working with the online course provider edX, will begin a low-cost program that will be available worldwide with no admissions process and full credit.
A special Earth Day guest lesson, written with NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, a leader in global climate change research, and the Columbia University Earth Institute. It offers resources for teaching about this issue, while addressing important 21st-century literacy skills.
Look over the list of competencies described in the article. What are your strengths and what are your weaknesses? Give examples to help explain why you think that way.
Here are several paragraphs from an April 11 article, “He Missed a Shot? Give That Man a Hand.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
A judge plans to resentence three former Atlanta public school educators who received the stiffest sentences after they were convicted in a conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests.
A hearing in Manhattan on Hercules and Leo, caged chimpanzees, will touch upon the debate over whether animals can be considered “legal persons.”
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Here are several paragraphs from an April 16 article, “The Look of Love Is in the Dog’s Eyes.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
What do you find so appealing about the street? Is it the shops and restaurants? The people who live, work or hang out there? The noise and excitement? Or the quiet and tranquillity?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Europe Considers Response as Hundreds of Migrants Die in Mediterranean Sinkings
How is Europe’s illegal immigration crisis both similar to and different from the situation in the United States?
Tens of thousands of children in Senegal are being exploited by Quranic teachers who force them to beg in the streets, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
“Missoula” offers a searing view into campus sexual assaults, some by football players from the University of Montana’s beloved Grizzlies, and how victims were treated by the local justice system.
Often painted as obstacles to improving schools, the unions now find common ground with parents who object to testing and conservatives who oppose the Common Core.