Main menu

Feed aggregator

The Learning Network: Summer 2016 News Quiz | June 7-Aug. 7, 2016

Education News from NY Times - August 9, 2016 - 1:55pm
The nine weeks since our last News Quiz have produced many dramatic headlines. Here are 40 questions to test what you remember and help you learn more.
Categories: Education News

Political Science: Open Rank in Race and Ethnicity | Brown University

Latest Job Postings - August 9, 2016 - 1:21pm
US - RI - Providence, The Department of Political Science at Brown University invites applications for a faculty position in the field of race & ethnicity to begin July 2017.  Candidates at all r
Categories: Jobs

Facebook Helps Develop Software That Puts Students in Charge of Their Lesson Plans

Education News from NY Times - August 9, 2016 - 12:00pm
In collaboration with a charter school network, Facebook has developed a student-directed learning platform aimed at public schools.
Categories: Education News

M.I.T., N.Y.U. and Yale Are Sued Over Retirement Plan Fees

Education News from NY Times - August 9, 2016 - 10:01am
Employees contend that each university failed to monitor, and replace, expensive, poor-performing investment options in their retirement plans.
Categories: Education News

The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 6 | On ‘N.B.A. to Move All-Star Game From North Carolina’

Education News from NY Times - August 9, 2016 - 9:54am
Out of 983 entries, we crown one winner, 15 runners-up and 21 honorable mentions. Remember: you have a chance to submit every week until Aug. 26.
Categories: Education News

Collegiate Assistant Professor | University of Chicago (UC)

Latest Job Postings - August 9, 2016 - 7:14am
US - IL - Chicago, The University of Chicago Society of Fellows is now accepting applications for four-year postdoctoral teaching appointments as Harper and Schmidt Fellows who hold the rank of Collegiate Assistant Pro
Categories: Jobs

Jacobs Hall Design Specialist / R & D Engineer 2 (7119U) Job# 22008 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - August 9, 2016 - 6:47am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
Categories: Jobs

Associate Director - Operations and Strategic Initiatives (0379U) Job #22009 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - August 9, 2016 - 6:47am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
Categories: Jobs

HR Generalist 2, CSS HR/ APS Service Delivery Team - (7595U) - #21774 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - August 9, 2016 - 6:47am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
Categories: Jobs

Open Rank | Northwestern University

Latest Job Postings - August 9, 2016 - 6:29am
US - IL - Evanston, Assistant Professor in Management & OrganizationsThe Management and Organizations Department of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track
Categories: Jobs

Assistant Professor - Department of Sociology | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - August 9, 2016 - 5:55am
US - CA - Berkeley, University of California, BerkeleyAssistant Professor - Department of Sociology Recruitment Period Open August 4th, 2016 through September 8th, 2016 Description The Department of Sociology at the
Categories: Jobs

'Mounting concerns' from lawmakers over University of Virginia's $2.2 billion fund

Education News from Washington Post - August 9, 2016 - 12:04am
A group of Virginia lawmakers asked for a more complete explanation from the University of Virginia about its $2.2 billion strategic investment fund.
Categories: Education News

Prosecutors decline to bring criminal charges after investigation into D.C. charter school

Education News from Washington Post - August 9, 2016 - 12:04am
Options Public Charter School has been under investigation for three years.
Categories: Education News

Teacher: I'll ask a pilot how to fly a plane, not a CEO. Why won't policymakers listen to educators?

Education News from Washington Post - August 9, 2016 - 12:04am
"Even when well-meaning people say to the educators they meet, 'Oh, I could never do what you do, and good for you for following your calling, they are perpetuating the narrative that teaching is not a skillful profession full of experts in their fields, but rather a service teachers render to better society out of the goodness of their hearts. It is difficult to imagine someone telling a pilot, 'Good for you for following your calling.'"
Categories: Education News

Ahmed Mohamed, Boy Handcuffed for Making Clock, Is Suing

Education News from NY Times - August 8, 2016 - 1:47pm
The Muslim teenager from Dallas whose homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb, says that he received death threats and that his civil rights were violated.
Categories: Education News

Pages

Subscribe to National Council for the Social Studies aggregator
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on TwitterFaceBook.png rss_0.gif Visit us on Pinterest