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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Paschal’

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:07am
This Poetry Pairing features the poem “Paschal” by Robert Pinsky and the article “Put Yourself in the Story of Passover” by Edward Rothstein.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Research on Children and Math: Underestimated and Unchallenged

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:30am
New research suggests that kindergarteners are capable of learning more advanced math concepts than are offered in most classrooms.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Does It Matter Where You Go to College?

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:02am
How involved are you in the college process now? What messages have you gotten from parents, teachers and others about the importance of getting into the right school? What kind of college do you think will be the best fit? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Does It Matter Where You Go to College?

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:02am
How involved are you in the college process now? What messages have you gotten from parents, teachers and others about the importance of getting into the right school? What kind of college do you think will be the best fit? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Obama Claims Victory in Push for Insurance

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:28am
How many Americans have signed up for private health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Obama Claims Victory in Push for Insurance

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:28am
How many Americans have signed up for private health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, April 3, 2014

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:14am
Can you choose the best meaning for “ignominy” as it is used in the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, April 3, 2014

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:14am
Can you choose the best meaning for “ignominy” as it is used in the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | swindler

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 142 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | swindler

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 142 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Facing the Skepticism in Adoption, in Qatar and in the U.S.

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 11:54pm
In Qatar, skepticism of adoption is such that, after an adopted girl died, her parents were accused of being intent on selling her organs. In the United States, doubts are less grisly but still apparent.
    





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Cuomo Drops Plan to Use State Money to Pay for College Classes for Inmates

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 10:06pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he would no longer seek public money for prison classes because of opposition from lawmakers.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Feeding Teenagers: The Days of Control Are Gone

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:28pm
I went from getting toddlers to sit still for a 15-minute dinner to texting teenagers to make sure they joined us at the table, and from encouraging them to try new foods to taming their newfound food freedom.
    





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Motherlode Blog: 9 Novels Both Girls and Boys Can Love

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:58pm
Tired of “boy books” and “girl books?” Nine books (or series) that both the boys and girls in my family have enjoyed.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Teaching About Climate Change With The New York Times

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:51pm
We updated an earlier collection on climate change with seven starting points for teaching and learning about the topic, along with a new list of links to much more, from Learning Network lesson plans to Times video, graphics, articles and photographs.
    
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Motherlode Blog: Recipes for Kids: Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:06pm
It’s a Mexican grilled cheese sandwich, with tortillas instead of bread.
    





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