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Notebook | Valentines : Teaching Generation Y the Basics of a Strong Relationship

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 3:33pm
The most elemental skills of romantic intimacy are going the way of cursive handwriting. Colleges can help — in the classroom.
    
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The Learning Network Blog: For the Sake of Argument: Writing Persuasively to Craft Short, Evidence-Based Editorials

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:09am
In this lesson, we offer suggestions on how to guide students through the process when writing editorials — from brainstorming a topic to publishing their work — and all the steps in between.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Teenagers in The Times | January 2014

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:00am
The latest monthly collection of stories about young people published in The Times.
    





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Stepping Up to Stop Sexual Assault

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 9:05am
The goal of bystander intervention programs is to block bad behavior before it crosses the line from drunken partying to rape.
    
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Students Advocate for Consensual Sex

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 9:03am
Once the stuff of “Saturday Night Live” parody, “consent” today is proudly emblazoned on T-shirts, underwear and condom wrappers.
    
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The Learning Network Blog: What Are Five Everyday Problems That Bother You, and What Can You Do About Them?

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 6:11am
Do a version of the assignment students in Introduction to Creative Studies at Buffalo State College did, and tell us what you find.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Teaching Creativity

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 5:54am
Why is creativity becoming more prized in the work world and more frequently taught in schools?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, Feb. 7, 2014

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 5:17am
Can you place the correct number of commas in a sentence from the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | apolitical

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 1:04am
This word has appeared in 50 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Texas Tribune: In ‘Excellence’ Push, A&M Welcomes 9 New Research Fellows

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 9:18pm
Nine renowned researchers are to arrive on Friday as part of the Institute for Advanced Study and a strategy to promote excellence at Texas A&M University.
    





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The Learning Network: Student Contest | Write an Editorial on an Issue That Matters to You

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 11:00am
In our first Student Editorial Contest, we’re asking teenagers to write short, evidence-based persuasive essays like the editorials The New York Times publishes every day. Post yours here by March 17.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Will You Be Watching the Sochi Olympics?

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 9:27am
Not only are there concerns about terrorism at these Olympics, but many are outraged about Russian legislation that seems to discriminate against gay athletes and visitors. Will you be watching the Games? Why or why not?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘American Income’

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 8:32am
In honor of Black History Month, this Poetry Pairing features “American Income” by Afaa Michael Weaver and “Reflections on the Road to Yale” by Travis Reginal.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | An Olympics in the Shadow of a War Zone

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 5:30am
How worried are you about the threat of terrorism at the Sochi Games? How do you feel about the measures Russian authorities have taken to prevent attacks at the Winter Olympics?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, Feb. 6, 2014

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 5:16am
Can you choose the answer choice that most closely defines “salubrious,” as it is used in the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | incursion

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 11 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Facing Complaints, Columbia’s President Calls for Transparency in Assault Inquiries

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 10:20pm
Lee C. Bollinger announced new guidelines following a review of the way Columbia University handled the sexual assault complaints of three women.
    





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Michelle Obama Urges Students to Apply for College Aid

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 9:15pm
The first lady told a group of high school students and parents on Wednesday not to let financial concerns stand in the way of a college education.
    
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Op-Ed Contributor: A Solution for Bad Teaching

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:51pm
Tweaking tenure could help students and researchers.
    
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Room for Debate: Virtual School on Snow Days

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:44pm
Should more schools institute virtual learning on snow days?
    
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