Education News from NY Times

Motherlode Blog: When Kids Would Rather Play Computer Games Than Code Them

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 2:03pm
Coding is growing as a kids’ activity, but as trendy as it is, it’s not easy. Most children won’t seize on coding games with the same enthusiasm as they did Minecraft. To engage kids in what’s happening behind the screen takes work.






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Motherlode Blog: One Word to Describe Your Mother

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 8:28am
Katie Hafner, author of “Mother Daughter Me,” asked people across the country to use “one word” to describe their mothers.






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Motherlode Blog: Why I Play the Mom Card

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 7:51am
When critics (usually men) want to delegitimize my views, they often refer to me as a “mommy blogger,” relegating me to an imagined intellectual wasteland of sippy cups and Legos. But being a mother animates and inspires my activism.






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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | May 12, 2014

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 7:00am
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.






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The Learning Network: Who in Your Life Introduces You to New Music?

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 5:04am
Do you have a friend or relative who bonds with you over music or another form of art or culture?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Schooling Kids on Computer Programming

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:37am
How are some schools changing their curriculum regarding computer programming?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, May 12, 2014

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:33am
An interactive quiz, and suggestions for ways to teach with The Times’s “36 Hours” feature.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | vindictive

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 52 New York Times articles in the past year.






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