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A Team Approach to Get Students College Ready

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A group called Blue Engine that places recent college graduates as full-time teaching assistants in a few public high schools is showing promising results.
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Sports concussions concern MDs, spur research

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Girls may suffer fewer concussion than boys, but the effects can last longer.
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Scenes From the South | Garden and Gun

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Scenes from the South, a show at New York's Howard Greenberg Gallery, features seventy-five years of photographs from Dixie
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Reimagining Children’s Museums: Conference notes « bradlarson.com

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Sharing the work at your arts-incubating library (Part 1) | Library as Incubator Project

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For $7,000, Georgia Tech will offer full online computer science master's degree

For $7,000, Georgia Tech will offer full online computer science master's degree | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The blurring between traditional universities and the new 'Massive Open Online Courses,' or MOOCs, reached new levels Tuesday when Georgia Tech announced it will offer what it termed as a first-of-its-kind computer science degree entirely over an ...
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State eyes major upgrade to northern commuter route

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In the post-TSPLOST world of tighter transportation dollars, the state is considering what might be called the Outer Perimeter Plan B.
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3D Scanning at the Smithsonian

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What can you do to bring some of the Smithsonian's 137 million objects to life? Put them in 3D! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=AWoqTGEw7WA
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Georgia man selling alleged Coke recipe for millions | Food and More with John Kessler

Georgia man selling alleged Coke recipe for millions | Food and More with John Kessler | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Growing up as the son of a Coca-Cola employee in Atlanta, I’ve heard the lore of the super-secret formula for Coke far more than most. The story of the
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Feedback and Assessments

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One thing that I like about the course is how we do an activity based on a standard first to get feedback before we receive a grade on that standard. I like this because it gives us a chance to imp...
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New Report Challenges Beliefs About the Value of AP Classes | MindShift

New Report Challenges Beliefs About the Value of AP Classes | MindShift | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
By Leslie Harris O'Hanlon Enrollment in advanced placement courses has skyrocketed in recent years, and there are many reasons for this spike. Students ofte
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Instructure Offers Bounty for New Educational Apps - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Home Library Key to Academic Success

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Will your child finish college? The answer may be as close as your bookshelves, or lack thereof.
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Poverty as a Childhood Disease

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More doctors are growing concerned about the effects of childhood poverty in an age when income inequality is increasing and social mobility is declining.
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Maker Materials Symbaloo Mix

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"About this webmix : A mix of different sites and organizations that sell materials you can use to stock your makerspace"

 

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Poets Laureate Proliferate Across U.S.

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The list of cities and towns across the nation that have their own poets laureate is rapidly growing.
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Soldier in sexual assault office accused of abuse

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A soldier assigned to coordinate a sexual assault prevention program in Texas is under investigation for
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Publisher Threatens to Sue Blogger for $1-Billion

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Jeffrey Beall has criticized the publisher on his blog. The company, based in India, says his comments are criminal under Indian law.
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The Scientific 7-Minute Workout

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In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about seven minutes of steady discomfort — all of...
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Next step in closing achievement gap: Moving more students...

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In a new report on narrowing the achievement gap, Education Trust concludes,
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Learning and Laptops: Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School: Part One

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Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable | MindShift

Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable | MindShift | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Educator and author Jessica Lahey reads Shakespeare and Dickens aloud to her seventh- and eighth-graders, complete with all the voices. Her students love bein
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What’s at Stake With Grade Inflation? - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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