Main menu

Education News from NY Times

Sinosphere: Bribery Confession in China Calls Into Question Integrity of College Admissions

December 4, 2015 - 6:20am
Corruption in higher education has been one of the many focal points of President Xi Jinping’s antigraft campaign.









Categories: Education News

Observatory: Online Classes Appeal More to the Affluent

December 4, 2015 - 6:04am
Residents of poor neighborhoods are less likely than those in wealthier ones to enroll in free online courses, a study finds.









Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: How Do You Try to Reduce Your Impact on the Environment?

December 4, 2015 - 5:00am
Do you ever think about your ecological footprint — how much your individual actions affect the environment?









Categories: Education News

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

December 4, 2015 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 18 New York Times articles in the past year.









Categories: Education News

Arts | Westchester: At the Rye Arts Center, Learning New Ways of Creating

December 3, 2015 - 8:27pm
The institution, following the lead of major college-level art schools, offers children as young as 8 classes in coding, 3-D printing, computer animation, robotics and even Minecraft.









Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: Student Contest + Lesson Plan | Write a Rap About the News of 2015

December 3, 2015 - 9:36am
For the fifth year in a row, we’re inviting anyone 13 to 19 years old anywhere in the world to write a rap about the news that mattered most to them this year.









Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: News Q’s | How Often Do Mass Shootings Occur? On Average, Every Day, Records Show

December 3, 2015 - 8:04am
What databases track mass shootings that leave four or more dead or wounded, and what do they show has happened since January of this year?









Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: What’s Your Favorite T-Shirt?

December 3, 2015 - 5:07am
Of all the T-shirts you own or have ever owned, which is your favorite? Where did it come from? Why is it so special to you?









Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: News Q’s | Mark Zuckerberg Vows to Donate 99% of His Facebook Shares for Charity

December 3, 2015 - 4:43am
What do you think of what Mr. Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are doing? Why?









Categories: Education News

Op-Ed Contributor: The Politics of Math Education

December 3, 2015 - 3:21am
It’s always about who gets to decide what rational thinking is.









Categories: Education News

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

December 3, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 298 New York Times articles in the past year.









Categories: Education News

Dismay and Relief After Kean Graduate Is Accused in Threats Against Blacks

December 2, 2015 - 10:10pm
Though the threats were deemed unsubstantiated, some students worried that the arrest of a 24-year-old activist, Kayla-Simone McKelvey, 24, would hurt their credibility.









Categories: Education News

House Restores Local Education Control in Revising No Child Left Behind

December 2, 2015 - 8:01pm
The bipartisan 2001 law ushered in high-stakes testing to measure student progress in reading and math between the third and the eighth grades.









Categories: Education News

Harvard to Discontinue Use of ‘House Master’ Title

December 2, 2015 - 6:21pm
Harvard plans to change the title of from “house master” to a term that will better reflect “the 21st-century needs of residential student life.”









Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: Analyzing the Elements of Art | Five Ways to Think About Line

December 2, 2015 - 12:35pm
This is the third in our Seven Elements of Art series that helps students make connections between formal art instruction and our daily visual culture.









Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: How Real Are You on Social Media?

December 2, 2015 - 5:00am
How much thought and effort do you invest in making sure you look good, popular and happy on Facebook or Instagram?









Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: News Q’s | Even Ballet Dancers Are in Awe of Stephen Curry’s Moves

December 2, 2015 - 4:30am
Pick an athlete, a team or any other aspect of a sport, and come up with a list of original metaphors or analogies that capture the essence of what you are trying to describe. Then share your ideas with your class, or post them as a comment on this post.









Categories: Education News

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

December 2, 2015 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 343 New York Times articles in the past year.









Categories: Education News

Kean University Graduate Accused in Threats Against Blacks

December 1, 2015 - 10:35pm
Kayla-Simone McKelvey was charged by summons for creating false public alarm after posting violent threats against black staff and students on Twitter.









Categories: Education News

Student Protesters Self-Absorbed and Narcissistic, Oklahoma College President Says

December 1, 2015 - 7:57pm
Everett Piper of Oklahoma Wesleyan University lashed out after a student at his institution said he felt victimized by a sermon on love.









Categories: Education News

Pages

Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter FaceBook.png rss_0.gif