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'Flexible' Classrooms: Blended Learning 2.0?

Education Week - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 9:21am
Rocketship Education's new approach to blended learning seeks to increase teacher collaboration and further individualize instruction, but the model poses new challenges for classroom educators.
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Growing Pains for Rocketship's Blended-Learning Juggernaut

Education Week - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 9:20am
The highly touted charter network's new "flexible classroom" model failed to reverse steady test-score declines, raising questions about Rocketship's aggressive expansion plans.
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Questionable Education Lessons From China

Education Week - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 9:13am
The steep competition over test scores in China has taken a toll on students' physical and mental health, write Xu Zhao, Helen Haste, and Robert L. Sherman.
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 6:34am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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The Learning Network Blog: Do You Apologize Too Much?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 6:01am
How can you break a speech pattern like constantly saying, “I’m sorry”?

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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | History, Jan. 21

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 5:15am
Answer this question about Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.

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Strauss: Dogs vs. cats: Their oh-so-different teaching styles

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 5:00am

For a laugh, watch this to the very end. And for all you cat lovers, it’s just a joke!

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | underlying

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 3,700 New York Times articles in the past year.

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Old Job Is Hurdle for Napolitano on Campuses

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 11:17pm
On campuses filled with foreign-born students, Janet Napolitano, who was named president of the University of California last summer, faces anger over her role in the Obama administration’s deportation of 1.9 million unauthorized immigrants.

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Maryland lacrosse players’ case moves into court

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 7:12pm

Families of two former Maryland high school lacrosse players have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against school officials alleging that the teens were suspended for having dangerous weapons after an unconstitutional search of their equipment bags turned up two small knives and a lighter.

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Assistant Professor in Film and Media Arts | Temple University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 4:29pm
US - PA - Philadelphia, NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY TEMPLE UNIVERSITY Film and Media Arts – Scholar/Practitioner or Scholar   POSITION:      Full-time (non-tenure track) appoint
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Pa. social studies teacher uses video games instead of textbooks

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 1:49pm
Students already are playing video games at home, so why not turn their hobbies into teaching tools, says Jeff Mummert, teach -More
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N.D. high-school students ponder necessity of war

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 1:49pm
A group of students at Bismarck High in North Dakota have researched and presented their project addressing the question "Is  -More
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