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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘Kolkata Testifies to the Grace of Mother Teresa, Its New Saint’
What are some of the reactions to Mother Teresa’s canonization from people who knew her in India?
A letter from the United Talmudic Academy meant for girls entering the 12th grade, and their parents, stated that they “shouldn’t God forbid take a degree which is according to our sages, dangerous and damaging.”
The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Teaching How to Write Psychology Abstracts While Exploring Themes in News Articles
Our week of Reader Ideas continues with a post about helping college students learn to write psychology abstracts based on Times articles about courageous people.
The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘Georgetown University Plans Steps to Atone for Slave Past’
Do companies and organizations that thrived from slavery in the United States owe a debt of responsibility to the descendants of those slaves?
What could you do on a staycation in your area?
This word has appeared in 14 New York Times articles in the past year.
The university’s efforts to acknowledge its role in enslaving African-American men, women and children are a good start, but more should be done.
An investigation commissioned by St. George’s School in Rhode Island found that at least 51 students were abused by staff members in the 1970s and ’80s.
The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Thinking Critically About How We Engage With News Events Online and in Social Media
This Reader Idea centers on teaching students how to generate — and foster — thoughtful inquiry in responding to events in our world.
The school, which in 1838 profited from the sale of 272 slaves, plans to award preferential status in the admissions process to descendants of slaves.
The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘Colin Kaepernick’s Anthem Protest Underlines Union of Sports and Patriotism’
Should athletes and spectators always stand for the national anthem before a sporting event in the United States?
This illustration went with a 2013 article in The Times. What do you think this image is saying? What can you predict about the article if this was the picture that illustrated it?
This word has appeared in 124 New York Times articles in the past year.
What does a paper to be published in this week’s issue of the journal Science report about dogs?
Using virtual reality, or VR, in the classroom can help students learn about the world in a powerful new way, says Cayne Letizia.
The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Teaching E.L.L. Students With Messaging Apps and New York Times Videos
This Reader Idea helps English language learners practice their listening and speaking skills by using apps and New York Times materials.
The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Fostering a Deeper Understanding of Current Immigration Issues Using Infographics and Photographs
This Reader Idea asks students to take a closer look at the issue of immigration.
Officials said that fewer than 1 percent of samples taken had elevated lead levels. But a review of how the tests were conducted raises questions about the accuracy of the results.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether the deceptions of your employer implicate you, when to tell your boss that a co-worker is a serial sex harasser and what to do about the swindler in the family.
In your opinion, are most parents over-protective these days? Do you think your own parents were too protective when you were younger?