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The Learning Network Blog: Behind the Olympics: Teaching About Russia in the Putin Era

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:56pm
In this lesson we offer a range of teaching ideas designed to help students understand the vast, multifaceted country behind the Sochi Olympics.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Do TV Shows Like ‘16 and Pregnant’ Promote or Discourage Teenage Pregnancy?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 11:47am
Do you think these shows glamorize teenage pregnancy? Or do they present a cautionary tale?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Rising Tide Is a Mystery That Sinks Island Hopes

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:30am
Why do scientists think the lake is growing so quickly?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | History, Jan. 14

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:15am
Answer this question about World War II.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | anesthetic

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 1:01am
This word has appeared in 51 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Bits Blog: Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me a Job

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 9:42pm
Collegefeed, a start-up, has developed a computerized system that matches college students and recent graduates and employers looking for educated, entry-level workers.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | Jan. 7, 2014 – Jan 13, 2014

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:39pm
A political scandal, a chemical spill, the Golden Globes and a same-sex marriage battle: how many of the 10 news stories in this quiz have you followed this week?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Jan. 13, 2014

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 10:11am
On Mondays, we publish a New York Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: How Can a Reputation Be Improved?

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 8:47am
How can people transform a negative image or reputation?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | All Eyes on the Golden Globe Awards

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 5:33am
Who took home awards at the Golden Globes ceremony?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Jan. 13, 2014

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 5:26am
Practice your prepositions with this edition of E.L.L. Practice.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | megalomania

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:03am
This word has appeared in 11 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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International Education: Respected Russian University Feels Kremlin’s Scrutiny

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 1:01pm
Several professors at the Higher School of Economics are under investigation for allegedly breaking laws to lobby on behalf of the former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
    





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Briefly: Education: Briefly: Education

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 1:01pm
As compiled by editors of The International New York Times.
    





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International Education: British Health Fee Adds Barrier for Foreign Students

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 1:01pm
Concerns are being voiced that a plan to make international students pay for health care will deter them from applying to British universities.
    





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Economic View: The Vicious Circle of Income Inequality

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 11:53am
New forces are causing the American income gap to feed on itself, whether in the political process, education or the broader economy.
    





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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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