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The Learning Network: Student Question | Where in the World Would You Most Like to Travel?

January 14, 2016 - 5:06am
What do you look for when thinking about where you’d like to travel? Are you more excited by cities or nature? Adventure or peace and quiet? Nightlife or daytime activities? Going somewhere new or revisiting old places you’ve always loved?









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

January 14, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 372 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Bronx Science Bans Cellphones From Wi-Fi as Students Devour It

January 13, 2016 - 8:36pm
Since New York City lifted its long-held prohibition on cellphones in schools, teenagers have been eating up their schools' bandwidth.









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The Learning Network: Lesson Plan | Analyzing Maps to Better Understand Global Current Events and History

January 13, 2016 - 3:35pm
In this lesson, we provide strategies to help students accurately interpret maps, and we suggest ways for using current event maps as a tool to better understand both history and what’s going on in the world today.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Is America Headed in the Right Direction?

January 13, 2016 - 7:28am
The Times asked adult readers this same question this week and, now that President Obama has given his final State of the Union address, we pose it to you. What are our biggest problems? What are the most hopeful things about America in 2016?









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Obama, in Nebraska and Louisiana, Aims to Kick Off Discussions on Future

January 13, 2016 - 5:00am
The president will talk with an Omaha teacher who wrote to him about her concerns as a mother, one of many such conversations with Americans he hopes to pursue this year.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | You Will Not Win the Powerball Jackpot

January 13, 2016 - 4:15am
Before you read the article, take a guess: What do you think the odds of winning this week’s $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot would be if you bought one ticket?









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

January 13, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 406 New York Times articles in the past year.









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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Jan. 5-11, 2016

January 12, 2016 - 7:31am
Have you been following this week’s news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more.









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Feature: The Trials of Alice Goffman

January 12, 2016 - 7:00am
Her first book, ‘On the Run’ — about the lives of young black men in West Philadelphia — has fueled a fight within sociology over who gets to speak for whom.









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The Learning Network: What Musicians or Bands Mean the Most to You?

January 12, 2016 - 5:00am
What is it about their music or personality that you admire?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Ötzi the Iceman’s Stomach Bacteria Offers Clues on Human Migration

January 12, 2016 - 4:30am
What were scientists recently able to recover from Ötzi the Iceman’s stomach?









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

January 12, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 185 New York Times articles in the past year.









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World Briefing: Conflicts Keep 24 Million Children Out of School, Unicef Report Finds

January 11, 2016 - 9:38pm
The highest proportion was in South Sudan, where more than half the school-age children are not in school.









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New York City’s High School Graduation Rate Tops 70%

January 11, 2016 - 8:41pm
The announcement, which also noted that just over 78 percent of state students earned a diploma, came as state officials met to consider changes in graduation requirements.









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Legacy

January 11, 2016 - 8:20am
In this post, English Language Learners investigate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., learn about idioms, and discuss monuments they have seen or know about.









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Jan. 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: What Is Your Opinion of Hoverboards?

January 11, 2016 - 5:03am
Will hoverboards stand the test of time or soon be forgotten?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | ‘El Chapo’ Captured, A Secret Interview Comes to Light One Day Later

January 11, 2016 - 4:27am
What turn of events occurred since Friday in the life of Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera?









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

January 11, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in nine New York Times articles in the past year.









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