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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 17-23, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:19am
Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.
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Part Time Lecturer - Game Design | Northeastern University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 7:27am
US - MA - Boston, Northeastern UniversityPart Time Lecturer - Game DesignRequisition Number: PTFR000223Division/College: College of Professional StudiesFT/PT: Part TimePosition Summary:This is a non-tenure track, part
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Part Time Lecturer - Criminal Justice/ Criminal Scene Investigation (CSI) | Northeastern University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 7:27am
US - MA - Boston, Northeastern UniversityPart Time Lecturer - Criminal Justice/Criminal Scene Investigation (CSI)Requisition Number: PTFR000221Division/College: College of Professional StudiesFT/PT: Part TimePosition
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Strauss: Four reasons to seriously worry about ‘personalized learning’

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 7:00am
Personalized learning sounds good, right? Who could be against it? Well, here’s a post about why you should worry about what we call “personalized learning” today. It was written by Alfie Kohn (www.alfiekohn.org), who is the author of 13 books, the most recent titled “The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom About Children and Parenting.”Read full article >>






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Strauss: Four reasons to seriously worry about ‘personalized learning’

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 7:00am
Personalized learning sounds good, right? Who could be against it? Well, here’s a post about why you should worry about what we call “personalized learning” today. It was written by Alfie Kohn (www.alfiekohn.org), who is the author of 13 books, the most recent titled “The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom About Children and Parenting.”Read full article >>






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LEO Lecturer I - Economic Sociology | University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:57am
US - MI - Ann Arbor, Combine curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy & experience, and evidence of teaching excellence into a single .pdf and upload into the umjob.org system by March 9, 2015.The Department
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The Learning Network: Do You Ever Talk About Issues of Race and Class With Your Friends?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:00am
How comfortable do you feel speaking about these topics?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Street Image Helps a Young Rapper, Until It Doesn’t

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:30am
Should Epic Records pay Ackquille Pollard’s bail? Why?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Raw Eggs and No Husband Since ’38 Keep Her Young at 115

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:15am
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 14 article, “Raw Eggs and No Husband Since ’38 Keep Her Young at 115.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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Strauss: ACLU questions legality of D.C.’s plan to open prep school for black, Latino boys

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:00am
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced last month that she was spending $20 million for new programs to support black and Latino male students — who make up 43 percent of enrolled district students — and would open an all-boys college prep high school in the District. Now her plans are being questioned by the American Civil Liberties Union.Read full article >>
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Strauss: ACLU questions legality of D.C.’s plan to open prep school for black, Latino boys

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:00am
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced last month that she was spending $20 million for new programs to support black and Latino male students — who make up 43 percent of enrolled district students — and would open an all-boys college prep high school in the District. Now her plans are being questioned by the American Civil Liberties Union.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | derision

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 146 New York Times articles in the past year.






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