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The Learning Network Blog: When Do You Choose Making a Phone Call Over Sending a Text?

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 11:18am
How often do you make a phone call? How does this compare with the number of texts you send?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Jan. 6, 2014

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 8:00am
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. Live moderation is offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | The Challenges of Ending Poverty

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 5:33am
What percentage of Americans live in poverty? How does this rate compare with 50 years ago?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Jan. 6, 2014

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 4:29am
What four words fill in the blanks from this article about a Mexican holiday tradition?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | ruffian

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 1:04am
This word has appeared in three New York Times articles in the past three years.
    





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International Education: From L’Aquila Quake’s Rubble, an Academic Birth

Sun, 01/05/2014 - 1:01pm
Four and a half years after an earthquake devastated L'Aquila in Italy, the Gran Sasso Science Institute has just opened in a bid to regenerate the city through education.
    





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International Education: Backlash Against Israel Boycott Throws Academic Association on Defensive

Sun, 01/05/2014 - 1:00pm
The American Studies Association has become the target of widespread criticism after it voted to boycott Israel's higher-education institutions.
    
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Vocations: The High School Teacher: Finding Her Teaching Voice

Sat, 01/04/2014 - 1:09pm
An assistant principal says the “teacher-student evangelical style” of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, which she learned at an early age, became “the foundation of my teaching ability later in life.”
    





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School Experiment That Burned Boy Was Focus of Federal Warning

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 10:24pm
A video produced by a safety agency warned of the dangers of a chemistry experiment that went awry at a Manhattan school this week.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: An Update for ‘On This Day’

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:10am
For the first time since we introduced this feature in 1999, we have revised our master list of 366 featured New York Times front-page articles to add 26 new articles.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Teenagers in The Times | December 2013

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:30am
The latest monthly collection of stories about young people published in The Times.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Words or Phrases Should Be Retired in 2014?

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 6:10am
What words or phrases were overused in 2013? What expressions, catchphrases, neologisms or slang do you hope never to hear again in 2014? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, Jan. 3, 2014

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 5:21am
Which word correctly completes the sentence from the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Rescue on the Ice

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 5:04am
Who were rescued from an ice-bound ship on Jan. 2?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | aria

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 346 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Chemistry Lab Fire Injures 2 at a Manhattan High School

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 10:40pm
A teacher’s science demonstration for a 10th-grade class exploded at Beacon High School, hospitalizing a boy with severe burns. A girl was hospitalized and released.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Ode’

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 2:09pm
2014′s first Poetry Pairing features “Ode” by Arthur O’Shaughnessy and the article “The Revolution Will Have Live Music” by Colin Moynihan.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Hobbies Have Been Passed Down in Your Family?

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 9:26am
What activities and hobbies are shared among members of your family?
    





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