Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Young Love, Complicated by Cancer

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 8:34am
When was the last time you cried while watching a film?






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The Learning Network: What Was Your Favorite Field Trip?

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 5:00am
Are field trips an important part of the learning experience? Why?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Editing, June 6, 2014

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 4:13am
Can you place the sentences from the paragraph in the correct order?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | franchise

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 971 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Less Than Half of New York City’s Applicants for Pre-K Get Their Top-Choice School

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:34pm
About two-thirds of about 41,000 children seeking seats for the next school year, in either full or half-day programs, were accommodated, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.






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Motherlode Blog: A Brawny Vegetarian Soup Holds Its Own With Meat Lovers

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 3:30pm
Martha Rose Shulman, a cookbook author and Times columnist, works with the Ruder family to help them go vegetarian twice a week without even thinking of feeling deprived.






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Motherlode Blog: A Curriculum to Strengthen Students Against Cyberbullying

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 1:47pm
Students at the Facing History School in New York City try to understand the circumstances and decisions surrounding larger social injustices and then relate that back to their own experience.






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The Learning Network: Year-End Round Up, 2013-14 | Language Arts, Journalism and the Arts

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 1:30pm
All the lesson plans, contests and special features we have published in these categories this school year, all in one place.
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Motherlode Blog: When the Teacher Is Depressed

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:09pm
Teaching can be a stressful occupation, and yet there is comparatively little done to protect teachers’ well-being or consider the effect of a teachers’ emotional health on students.






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Motherlode Blog: Three Things Students Wish Teachers Knew

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 11:53am
Students wish teachers would be fair, consider homework assignments carefully and with an eye to utility, and treat students like people.






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The Learning Network: Found Poem Favorite | ‘In the Night’

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 9:29am
This poem, by Emma J., is one of the 11 winners of our fifth annual Found Poem Student Contest. It comes from a Travel article, “A Big Sur Bath by the Light of the Moon.”






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Crowds Gather in Hong Kong for 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Killings

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:05am
How did coverage of the event by state-controlled Chinese news organizations differ from the attention given by foreign news media?






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The Learning Network: Who Is Your Favorite Pop Diva?

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 5:00am
What do you like about her? Her voice? Her music? Her style? Her attitude?
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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | English, June 5, 2014

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 4:09am
Can you choose the word that best completes the sentence from the article?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | phoenix

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in three New York Times articles in the past year.






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Maxine Greene, 96, Dies; Education Theorist Saw Arts as Essential

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:34pm
A public intellectual and author, Dr. Greene was also a kind of Pied Piper at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she taught for a half century.






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Motherlode Blog: Telling Congress What Families Need, One City, State or Hearing at a Time

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:03pm
At a Senate committee hearing, a supporter of paid family leave tries to convince legislators on both sides of the aisle that there’s broad bipartisan support for policies that support families.






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Scholars’ Bid to Criticize Israel’s Actions Is Rejected

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 8:19pm
Most members of the Modern Language Association declined to vote on a measure asking the State Department to pressure Israel not to erect obstacles to Americans’ teaching at Palestinian universities.






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App Smart: Via Tablet or Smartphone, Learning With MOOCs

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:34pm
Thousands of Massive Open Online Courses, covering everything from astrophysics to the arts, are available online.
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The Learning Network: Year-End Roundup, 2013-14 | Math, Science, Health and Technology

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:55pm
All the Science, Math, Health and Technology lessons we published this year — with links back to our 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 collections.






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