Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Scotland Rejects Independence From Britain in Historic Vote

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 7:11am
What is your reaction to the results of Scotland’s referendum? Why?
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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | From Caribbean Dance Halls to Brooklyn Streets

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:17am
Can you choose the best word to complete each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | reparable

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in four New York Times articles in the past two years.






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Restrictions Are Eased for Ex-Preschool Intern Accused of Sex Abuse

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:17pm
Malthe Thomsen, who is accused of inappropriately touching children at the International Preschools in Manhattan, no longer has to wear an ankle monitor, and his bail was reduced to $200,000.






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The Learning Network: Text to Text | ‘The Giver’ and ‘The Dark Side of Young Adult Fiction’

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:02pm
Some ideas for connecting “The Giver” to a larger discussion about the popularity of dystopian literature, as well as options for going further to explore other aspects of the book with the help of Times and Learning Network resources.






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Policy Debate: To Get More Out of Science, Show the Rejected Research

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:05pm
A proposal aims to address the problem of studies that go unpublished even though their findings can be important.
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Motherlode Blog: Raising Teenagers: Protect When You Must, Permit When You Can

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:02pm
There’s not much we can do to rush neurological maturation along in our teens, but we can help kids practice their burgeoning skills of self-control as they emerge.






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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Happy Birthday, New York Times

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:25am
It cost one cent, was only four pages long, and was then called The New York Daily Times, but on Sept. 18, 1851, The New York Times published its first issue.






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The Learning Network: How Much Self-Control Do You Have?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:00am
Would you pass the “marshmallow test”?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | ‘A National Admissions Office’ for Low-Income Strivers

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:31am
What are the three larger lessons of QuestBridge’s work that David Leonhardt cites in the article?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Longpoint Enthusiasts Wield Medieval Swords

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:40am
Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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Motherlode Blog: Independence Referendum Is a Win for Scotland’s Children

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:38am
With voter turnout expected to be around 80 percent and polls predicting a thin margin, a glaring message of the referendum has been that every vote counts. For children, that lesson is a victory in itself.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | avow

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in four New York Times articles in the past two years.






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Girl, 15, Disappears From a Special-Needs School

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:10pm
The authorities said Nashaly Perez Rodriguez left the Lillian L. Rashkis School in Brooklyn on Monday and was still missing.






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Motherlode Blog: A Surrogate and a Mother: Partners in Pregnancy Share Their Story

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:45pm
After cancer, Angela Salerni couldn’t bear a child — but she had frozen embryos. She needed a surrogate: Roshael Rose. It was a perfect match, but it still wasn’t easy.






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Leaving Home, but Not the Folks

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:18pm
What’s that buzzing sound near your boarding school? It may be a hovering parent.
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Motherlode Blog: 20 Years After ‘It’s Perfectly Normal,’ What’s Changed?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:58pm
If you’re looking to start a conversation about sexuality with your child, “It’s Perfectly Normal,” with its science-based, rigorously researched approach, makes for solid footing on which to begin.






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The Learning Network: The ISIS Threat: Teaching About the Complex War Raging in Iraq and Syria

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:32pm
In this lesson, students will analyze videos, maps, graphs and images related to ISIS and then discuss how the U.S. and the world should respond to ISIS’ rise in Iraq and Syria.






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Motherlode Blog: To Aid Children’s Cancer Care, Mothers Go Bald

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:55am
To raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research, mothers shave their heads in solidarity with their cancer-affected children.






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Motherlode Blog: When the Honeymoon Is Over: Settling Into Real Life After a Move

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:50am
After a few months of treating life in our new town like one big vacation, the reality of everyday life is catching up with us, and everyone — especially the kids — is a little testy.






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