Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | June 2, 2014

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 7:21am
On Mondays, we publish a 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. This is our last “WGOITP?” for the 2013-14 school year.

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The Learning Network: Are Your Parents Too Overprotective?

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 5:00am
What kind of freedoms do you wish you had that you do not have?

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Bowe Bergdahl, American Soldier, Freed by Taliban in Prisoner Trade

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:30am
What kinds of struggles will Sergeant Bergdahl likely face after being freed from long-term captivity?

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | annotate

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 39 New York Times articles in the past year.

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The Learning Network: What Can You Predict About the Future of the Music Industry?

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 7:18pm
Will streaming services, like Spotify, Pandora and now Beats, be the way most of us listen to music? Which streaming service will beat out the competition? Why?

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International Education: E.U. Seeking Better Clarity on Ratings

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 12:02pm
U-Multirank, a new international ranking system, promises to be a nuanced tool for comparing and judging universities.

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International Education: Re-Evaluating the College Rankings Game

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 12:01pm
Although the rating of colleges and universities around the world has been heavily criticized by educators and politicians, the academic rankings business is booming.

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International Education: An Uproar in Australia Over Proposal to Deregulate Tuition

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 12:01pm
Changes proposed by the Australian government are intended to make universities more competitive. Critics say they will make undergraduate education more expensive.

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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, June 2, 2014

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 4:35am
Try unscrambling the paragraphs from an article about the New York City school chancellor, then invite students to create their own scrambles.

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Business School, Disrupted

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 1:38pm
In moving into online education, Harvard Business School discovered that it isn’t so easy to practice what it teaches.

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Big City: Prison Program Turns Inmates Into Intellectuals

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 6:57pm
For too long we have thought about prison education almost exclusively in terms of reduced recidivism. But in some sense this is an inadequate metric, neglecting opportunities available to prisoners who pursue and complete higher learning.

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