Education News from NY Times

Motherlode Blog: Talking to Children About Their Disabilities, With Metaphors and Minecraft

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 9:07am
Those of us who have kids with disabilities in our lives spend countless hours discussing them, yet, we rarely, if ever, talk directly to children themselves about their challenges. These conversations can be scarier for the grown-ups than they are for the kids.






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The Learning Network: What Are the Most Memorable Works of Visual Art You Have Seen?

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:21am
What are the most interesting or memorable works of visual art — whether sculptures, drawings, paintings, photography or anything else — that you’ve seen? Why do you think they have stayed with you?
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Privilege at Princeton

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:43am
What does the expression “check your privilege” mean?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Math, May 14, 2014

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:11am
Can you calculate the number of nights a Queens resident has rented out his spare bedroom if you know how much he charges and how much money he has made?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | throttle

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 12:06am
This word has appeared in 135 New York Times articles in the past year.






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