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Allegations by a member of Alpha Gamma Delta and students in other sororities at the University of Alabama said alumnae of the traditionally white sororities pressured them to reject African-Americans.
The Learning Network: From the Best Seller List to Your Classroom Library | Creating Student Book Lists
In this lesson, students use The New York Times Best Sellers lists as a model to create their own book lists, book summaries and “inside the list” short essays for their school or classroom libraries.
We ring in the new school year with “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer paired with The New York Times Book Review essay “A Tree Grows, and Grows.”
Were you fooled by the recent “Worst Twerking Video EVER” spoof? What other Internet jokes, parodies or tricks have you enjoyed? Why?
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.