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In this lesson, students explore suggestions for improving the way science is taught and make their own proposals for new approaches to science teaching.
Cathy N. Davidson, a researcher on learning in the digital age, addresses some of the negatives about massive open online courses, though with an eye to their potential.
If everybody knows that test scores and grades aren’t the keys to success, how do we teach, and measure, the things that are?
Can you calculate the percentage of markup on a hospital charge for an item that retails for $5 in pharmacies?
Mr. Eisenman enlisted Walker Evans as an instructor and persuaded Steve Jobs to donate early-generation computers to the program.
Diane Ravitch has become a folk hero to the left for arguing that fixing schools without addressing the larger context of societal problems is doomed to fail.
Arriving by bus, subway, car and on foot, about 1.1 million children across the five boroughs filled the city’s 1,700 schools on a cheerful Monday morning.
In this lesson students will decide, through research and discussion, how the United States should respond to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and then write a position paper or persuasive letter detailing their argument.
EdX, the nonprofit online consortium, is joining forces with the Internet corporation on an open-source platform and Web site to help others offer courses to a global audience.
Do you think the United States should use military force in retaliation for Syria’s use of chemical weapons?
Gov. Jay Nixon has argued that lower taxes would hurt education and mental health services, and has found support in the face of an override vote.
Students in introductory classes taught by untenured faculty were more likely to take a second course in the same discipline and earn a better grade in the next course, a report says.