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Administrative Assistant 11-Mo | Chemeketa Community College

Latest Job Postings - February 5, 2016 - 4:56pm
US - OR - Woodburn, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAssociate degree from an accredited institution Position SummaryThis position provides assistance to faculty, staff, and students at the Woodburn campus location ESSENTIAL FUNCT
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Upper School Social Studies | Webb School of Knoxville

Latest Job Postings - February 5, 2016 - 3:31pm
US - TN - Knoxville, Webb School of Knoxville seeks qualified candidates interested in teaching courses in World Religions and World History. This upper school position begins in August, 2016.  Interested candidate
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Scientific research needs the humanities, the president of a technical university says

Education News from Washington Post - February 5, 2016 - 3:05pm
A university president argues that increased funding for scientific research isn't enough -- that scholars must also learn creativity, critical thinking and empathy.









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Specialist 1-Ext Relations | Oregon State University

Latest Job Postings - February 5, 2016 - 2:11pm
US - OR - Corvallis, Earned PhD, or international equivalent, in Forestry or closely related discipline. Demonstrable professional competence in research administration. Understanding of current and emerging scientific,
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Tech: Forward Tinkering: Colleges Make Room for Maker Spaces

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
The D.I.Y. movement — to get students creating, be it for fun, for art or for entrepreneurship — is booming. There’s even a MOOC on how to teach tinkering.









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Notebook: The Sheltering Campus: Why College Is Not Home

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
Universities have given in to the implicit notion that they should be a haven. But are they hindering their students’ development?









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Ed Talk | Andrew Hacker: Who Needs Advanced Math? Not Everybody

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 1:52pm
Andrew Hacker of Queens College on the importance of “adult arithmetic.” Algebra, he’s not so keen on.









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Environmental Science: Learning to Live Small (in a Dumpster)

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 1:50pm
Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Tex., has set a curriculum around a trash bin.









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Data: The Feds’ Best-Value Schools

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 1:49pm
Colleges with good return on investment for low-income students.









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Blackboard: Create Your Own Language, for Credit

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 1:49pm
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” turns constructed language into a hit.









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Field of Study: Social Practice Degrees Take Art to a Communal Level

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 1:49pm
For this M.F.A., hold the paint. These artists are learning communication, organization and negotiation.









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Pop Quiz: A Valentine’s Day Reading List

Education News from NY Times - February 5, 2016 - 1:47pm
This classic literature encourages us to embrace the broadest, least judgmental and most generous definition of love. Test your knowledge.









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Calif. 5th-graders act out study of "taxation without representation"

NCSS Smartbrief - February 5, 2016 - 1:10pm
Fifth-graders at a California elementary school recently participated in Boston Tea Party-themed protests against "taxation w -More
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Teacher shares steps to help students become storytellers

NCSS Smartbrief - February 5, 2016 - 1:10pm
Teaching students how to become storytellers is familiar to international teacher Matthew James Friday, who writes that he ha -More
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Education Department seeks to restore balance to testing

NCSS Smartbrief - February 5, 2016 - 1:10pm
The US Department of Education announced Tuesday it will offer assistance to states seeking to streamline standardized testin -More
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Common Core lawsuit dropped by new La. governor

NCSS Smartbrief - February 5, 2016 - 1:10pm
Louisiana Gov.  -More
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Ideas for training young digital citizens

NCSS Smartbrief - February 5, 2016 - 1:10pm
Student-led social media accounts allow students to become global learners and speakers, second-grade teacher Kayla Delzer ex -More
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