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You have probably heard about what is called the “word gap” found in many low-income children, who were found in a famous 1995 research study to be exposed to 30 million fewer words than their more fortunate peers by age 3, and that this deficit affects literacy development. The word gap has been cited by many experts as a key reason that at-risk children need focused literacy instruction. In this post, Elizabeth A. Gilbert explains that there is a related problem: Many early childhood educators have the same problem. Gilbert is the coordinator of the “Learn at Work Early Childhood Educator Program Labor” in the Labor Management Workplace Education Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.Read full article >>
There is an issue with Presidents’ Day, or, actually, more than one, to which you may not have given much thought. For one thing, there is no agreement across all states on which presidents are being honored, the actual name of the holiday, or even whether it should be “Presidents’ ” or “Presidents.”Read full article >>
Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty and Chair: Department of Language, Theatre and Communication Arts | Eastern Nazarene College
US - MA - Quincy, POSITION REQUIREMENTS: A doctorate in journalism & writing with experience teaching at the undergraduate level and a history of active journalistic publication, or a doctorate in communications
US - NJ - Paterson, A full-time faculty member is needed to teach all levels of Sociology courses, especially Introduction to Sociology, Marriage and Family, and Social Problems. This is a full-time, tenure
Question I haven’t yet asked my 5-year-old: is the Internet a more reliable source of information than I am?
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Besides resources for Presidents’ Day, we provide a few to remember the New York Times media columnist and journalism teacher David Carr, who died last week.
2 Visiting Assistant Professor Positions, Environmental Humanities and Environmental Planning | Bucknell University
US - PA - Lewisburg, Job Summary: The Environmental Studies Program at Bucknell University is accepting applications for two appointments as visiting assistant professor - one in environmental humanities and one in envi
The Jefferson Education Accelerator, an effort designed with help from the University of Virginia, asks companies to subject their products to independent research conducted in schools.