Education News from NY Times
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For our Second Annual Student Editorial Contest, in which teenagers are invited to write on an issue they care about, we have gathered a list of 301 writing prompts that may help — an update to last year’s popular list of 200.
This Poetry Pairing features George Herbert’s poem “Love (III)” and the Vows column “Their Chart-Toppers Are Each Other” by Lois Smith Brady.
Do you love “To Kill a Mockingbird”? Are you looking forward to another book about Scout and Atticus, or do you share the worries of an Op-Ed writer who pleads, “Don’t Do It, Harper Lee”?
Hundreds of program providers have seized on interest in interning abroad, adding bells and whistles at a cost.
High numbers of students are beginning college having felt depressed and overwhelmed during the previous year, according to an annual survey released on Thursday.
Have you or anyone you’re close to suffered a romantic breakup? How did you, or they, handle it? What worked to ease the pain? What made it worse?
In what ways are biases that reinforce only two gender categories built into our social structures and language?
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 30 article, “Harvard-Bound Player Has 2 Careers on His Mind.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Two articles will make you think about what’s “natural” for your family, and how that might be different from what works for others.
The Learning Network: Our Second Annual Student Editorial Contest: Write About an Issue That Matters to You
Back by popular demand, our Student Editorial Contest runs until March 9. Here you can find an overview, the rules, some resources that might help and a few ideas from teachers who taught with it last year.
Mock applications at age 6, campus tours at 10. More and more elementary schools are introducing college awareness. Is it ever too early to plan for the future?
Have you ever had an idea for a business that would make life easier, better or more fun? Have you considered inventing a game or another kind of app? Do you wish your school had a class that would help you start a business or design an app?
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 30 Well blog article, “Are Vitamin Drinks a Bad Idea?” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
Chancellor Carmen Fariña told state legislators that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo wanted to base too much of a teacher’s score on the state’s student test results.