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The Learning Network: Text to Text | The Fall of the Berlin Wall: Reporting in 1989 and Remembering 25 Years Later
In this Text to Text, we compare the moment of euphoria when the wall fell in 1989 with today’s Berlin, a transformed city in which many do not remember the oppressive divisions of the past. In follow-up activities, students can evaluate the choices made since 1989 and decide if the Cold War is really over.
This spring, my older daughter announced that she was pregnant. And I realized almost immediately that I knew nothing about today’s birthing or parenting issues. I had a lot of catching up to do.
After four years of infertility and many failures, this little baby popsicle of an embryo was our best hope at finally becoming parents.
Wellesley's net-price calculator is simpler than the typical one. As a result, most students who start using it finish the process, in a few minutes.
Here are the first six paragraphs of the Nov. 11 video game review, “In This Future War, Soldiers Are Part Superhero.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
The Learning Network: What Have Been Your Experiences With Catcalling or Other Kinds of Street Harassment?
Had you seen the viral video “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman” we post here? What is your reaction to it? Do you think your reaction depends on whether you are female or male? Why or why not?
Because Ivy League eligibility is intended to expire after four years, the senior Alex Rosenberg withdrew from classes so he could return to the basketball court for Columbia a year from now.
Military experience was once common. Many of us grew up surrounded by parents and family who had served. Now, military life seems removed from the everyday for many of us. Here, for Veteran’s Day, stories of military family.
When I told the man at the baggage counter that my husband was deployed, he immediately replied, “Thank you for your service.” I didn’t quite know how to respond.
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How much time do you spend taking and preparing for standardized tests in school? Do you think it’s too much?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Honduran Youth Finds Welcome Mat at Oakland School Designed for Immigrants
What are some of the challenges that students like Lester Valladaras face in their new life in the United States?
Here are the first five paragraphs of the Nov. 9 article “Country Star Strides Back Onto the Stage.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
A network of private schools on Monday called for a day of protest against Ms. Yousafzai, 17, and her memoir about being shot by a Taliban gunman after pressing for girls’ rights and education.
Federal officials want states to ensure that poor and minority students will not be disproportionately taught by inexperienced educators.
Most schools conduct some form of standardized testing. What helps a child who finds the tests stressful, and when is the testing too much?
Former Gov. Sonny Perdue testified during the trial of 12 Atlanta educators whom prosecutors have accused of participating in cheating.
What happens when children are considered the adorable lifestyle choice of a nation of “mommies?” No one else needs to worry about the needs of those children—or of any children.