Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network Blog: New York Times Features Every Teacher Should Know About

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 2:58pm
Our list of lesser-known Times features that regularly yield rich material for teaching and learning, categorized by subject area. What would you add?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: How Closely Do You Listen to Lyrics?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 6:00am
Do you often find meaning or inspiration in lyrics, or are you more interested in the music or beat?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Christie Fires Aide in Bridge Scandal as U.S. Opens Inquiry

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 5:30am
What did a series of emails reveal about the New Jersey governor’s administration?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing, Jan. 10, 2014

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 5:14am
Can you place the missing commas in a sentence from the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | gawk

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 1:03am
This word has appeared in 39 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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City Study Tracks Transfers by Charter School Students

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 9:17pm
Pupils are not more likely to leave New York City charter schools than their counterparts at traditional public schools, but that is not the case for special education students, a study found.
    





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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Literary Terms

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:39pm
Test your knowledge of literary terms by playing our crossword, either online or in print. We are slowly updating our entire Student Crossword Archive, and will be publishing occasional crosswords throughout 2014.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Ozymandias’

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:07pm
This Poetry Pairing features Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias” and the Op-Ed “Goodbye, Lenin?” by Sasha Senderovich.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Do You Worry We Are Filming Too Much?

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 6:00am
Are you concerned that ubiquitous video cameras are taking away our privacy?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Energy Bars That Put a Chirp in Your Step

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 5:30am
Would you want to try one of the cricket bars described in the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, Jan. 9, 2014

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 5:12am
Can you choose the best word to complete the sentence from the article?
    





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C. T. Hsia, Who Brought Chinese Literature to the West, Dies at 92

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 1:04am
Dr. Hsia helped introduce modern Chinese literature to the West in the 1960s while teaching at Columbia University.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | dissolution

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 1:03am
This word has appeared in 153 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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8 Violations for School in Wake of Lab Fire

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:01am
Fire Department investigators cited Beacon High School, where one student was severely burned in a chemistry demonstration, for violations of fire and building codes.
    





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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Principal Has Deal to Drop Charges Tied to Party

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:46pm
A Steubenville elementary school principal will perform 40 hours of community service related to rape awareness in exchange for prosecutors’ dropping a charge that she failed to report rumors of a teenage sex and drinking party, Mike DeWine, the state attorney general.
    





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Administration Urges Restraint in Using Arrest or Expulsion to Discipline Students

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:18pm
The Obama administration recommended that public schools emphasize positive behavior and use law enforcement only as a last resort.
    





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N.Y.U. Project Is Stymied by Incidental Village Parks

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 9:32pm
The parks grew out of unused land that had been mapped as streets to access a highway project that was defeated.
    
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Op-Ed Contributor: How to Help College Students Graduate

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 8:42pm
Better support systems lead to lower dropout rates.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Teach the Cold: Science Ideas for Working With Winter Weather

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 3:28pm
In honor of this week’s weather — and to teach about the cold anytime — we offer ideas for exploring climate and weather patterns, human adaptations to temperature extremes, scientific research in the world’s frostiest regions, and winter-weather science fun.
    





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Building Blocks: Bronx Landmark, Under City’s Care, Is on Brink of Demolition

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:55pm
As an abandoned school faces emergency demolition, the landmarks commission calls New York’s stewardship of the building “disgraceful” and “despicable.”
    
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