Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network Blog: Do Kids Need Recess?

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:28am
Is recess just for elementary school students, or should students in middle school — or even high school — have some form of recess or unstructured time?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Winter Offensive Takes Toll on East Coast

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 5:30am
What were some of the effects of a powerful storm system that swept up the East Coast?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing, Feb. 14, 2014

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 5:08am
Can you put the sentences from the article in the correct order?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | domineer

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:05am
This word has appeared in four New York Times articles since 2001.
    





Categories: Education News

Free Online University Receives Accreditation, in Time for Graduating Class of 7

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 9:45pm
The University of the People, built to reach underserved students around the world, announced Thursday that it had received accreditation.
    





Categories: Education News

Snow Day? That’s Great. Now Log In. Get to Class.

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 8:47pm
Public schools around the country are exploring whether they can use virtual learning as a practical solution to unpredictable weather, effectively transforming the traditional snow day into a day of instruction.
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: Teaching the Sochi Olympics | English Language Arts, Journalism and Fine Arts

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 4:20pm
Ideas for using the Sochi Games to teach literature, journalism, media studies, and fine arts and English-language learning classes.
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘I have to tell you’

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:03pm
“I have to tell you,” a poem by Dorothea Grossman and the article “The Memory Lady’s Daughter Tries to Fill the Gaps” by Beth Thompson appear in this Poetry Pairing.
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: How Well Do You Perform Under Pressure?

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 6:05am
How often do you have negative thoughts that threaten your performance — whether in sports, on tests, in relationships or in other areas of your life? What do you do about them?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Swimsuit Barbie

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 5:46am
Why has an advertising campaign ignited a debate?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, Feb. 13, 2014

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 5:14am
Can you choose the word pair that best completes a passage from the article?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | random

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 1:03am
This word has appeared in 994 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Teaching the Sochi Olympics | Science, Health and Math

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 6:00pm
The 2014 Winter Olympics offer a chance for students to dig into some of the more technical subjects.
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | ‘If the World Is Really Warming Up, How Come It Is So Darned Cold?’

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 9:37am
Why is the concept of global warming different than “what happened yesterday in Poughkeepsie”?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Is Hookup Culture Leaving Your Generation Unhappy and Unprepared for Love?

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 6:03am
Is yours “a generation that’s terrified of and clueless about the A B C’s of romantic intimacy”? Why or why not?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Math, Feb. 12, 2014

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:15am
Can you calculate the approximate value of the oil that could be transported by the proposed Keystone XL pipeline every year?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | inopportune

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 1:05am
This word has appeared in 18 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





Categories: Education News

Economix Blog: Wage Premium From College Is Said to Be Up

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:28pm
A college degree is worth more for millennials than it was for earlier generations, but a high school degree alone is worth much less.
    





Categories: Education News

A Debate in New York Over the Name of a Sea Between Japan and the Koreas

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:09pm
Koreans favor East Sea, while Japan insists it is the Sea of Japan; a proposal would require textbooks to use both.
    





Categories: Education News

Christian School Faulted for Halting Abuse Study

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:07pm
People with ties to Bob Jones University criticized the firing of a Christian consulting group the school hired to investigate its handling of sexual assaults.
    





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