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The challenges that gifted people face

The challenges that gifted people face | Parental News | Scoop.it
TALENT without opportunity achieves nothing.
This is the problem facing all gifted people, in society: how will a gifted person find or create opportunities appropriate to that gift?
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World's Best Universities; Top 400 Universities in the World | US News

World's Best Universities; Top 400 Universities in the World | US News | Parental News | Scoop.it
See the US News ranking for the top universities in the world. The World's Best Universities list includes schools from the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe, and more.
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The Plot Against Public Education

The Plot Against Public Education | Parental News | Scoop.it
Bill Gates had an idea. He was passionate about it, absolutely sure he had a winner. His idea? America’s high schools were too big. When a multibillionaire gets an idea, just about everybody leans in to listen.
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Cool Games For Kids | Books For Children | Best Games Apps For Kids | Animals Actually

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WISE choice: Ann Cotton transforms African girls' lives through education - learning world

Resolute and resourceful, Ann Cotton has transformed the lives of countless girls and young women in Africa. The British education pioneer has just received the ==2014 World Innovation Summit...
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Should College Education be Paid for Through Taxes for All? Question

Audience question: Should college education be paid for through taxes, much like public elementary and high school education? –On the Bonus Show: DARPA's drone experiment, clever way to...
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School uniform does not improve results – discuss

School uniform does not improve results – discuss | Parental News | Scoop.it
School uniform does not make pupils learn more, statistics show – so why is it still so popular?
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1776 - Learning Science and Personal Success Skills: A Path to Redemption for Education Innovation

1776 -   Learning Science and Personal Success Skills: A Path to Redemption for Education Innovation | Parental News | Scoop.it
Innovation is losing its shine. Critiques in the pages of the New Yorker, growing use of scare quotes around the word, and the eye-rolling the word now provokes—all reflect overuse and th...
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Universities to regain hundreds of millions of dollars if Senate blocks bill

Universities to regain hundreds of millions of dollars if Senate blocks bill | Parental News | Scoop.it
Opposition and Greens won’t support legislation to enforce Gillard government’s university ‘efficiency dividend’ cuts, which were part of the Gonski reforms
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How to Sell a Liberal-Arts Education - Wall Street Journal

How to Sell a Liberal-Arts Education - Wall Street Journal | Parental News | Scoop.it
DePauw University’s Brian Casey says liberal-arts graduates have the qualities employers want, but it can be tough convincing students and parents of that.
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Why Colleges Don’t Want to Be Judged by Their Graduation Rates

Why Colleges Don’t Want to Be Judged by Their Graduation Rates | Parental News | Scoop.it
The federal government's calculation of the rates ignores millions of potential graduates, a worrisome prospect as a controversial college-rating system is about to be unveiled.
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25 Things Skilled Learners Do Differently | Edu...

25 Things Skilled Learners Do Differently | Edu... | Parental News | Scoop.it
Imagine for a moment that all human beings had the same IQ, but that some of us knew how to tap into it better than others. How would we approach education differently?
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Great Site! Check out ABCmouse: Online Learning Site for Kids - 2littledollz Deals

Great Site! Check out ABCmouse: Online Learning Site for Kids - 2littledollz Deals | Parental News | Scoop.it
Great Site! Check out ABCmouse: Online Learning Site for Kids
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Google reveal unlimited free cloud storage to student

Google reveal unlimited free cloud storage to student | Parental News | Scoop.it
Google reveal unlimited free cloud storage to student
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The case for liberal arts education - CNBC

The case for liberal arts education - CNBC | Parental News | Scoop.it
Liberal arts majors have gotten the reputation of being unemployable, but new research paints a rosier picture.
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App Shopper: iStudyExam (Education)

App Shopper: iStudyExam (Education) | Parental News | Scoop.it
Mac Apps, Mac App Store, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch app store listings, news, and price drops
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10 Inspiring Quotes for Teaching and Engaging Students in Poverty

10 Inspiring Quotes for Teaching and Engaging Students in Poverty | Parental News | Scoop.it
In his book Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids’ Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, seasoned educator and brain-based learning expert Eric Jensen explains that poor children can experience emotional, social, and...
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AVID: Adventures in College & Career Readiness - Blog - Academic Placement: Creating Transparency, Equity, and Well-Defined Practices

AVID: Adventures in College & Career Readiness - Blog - Academic Placement: Creating Transparency, Equity, and Well-Defined Practices | Parental News | Scoop.it
By Dr. Philip E. Bernhardt, Assistant Professor & Department Chair of Secondary Education, Edu...
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'Teachers should be trusted to determine the best forms of teaching' - Telegraph

'Teachers should be trusted to determine the best forms of teaching'  - Telegraph | Parental News | Scoop.it
Rather than concentrating on great teaching, schools are preoccupied with implementing the dog's dinner that is A-level and GCSE reforms, says Simon Smith
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Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s School for Innovation

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s School for Innovation | Parental News | Scoop.it
After the runaway success of Beats—recently bought by Apple for $3 billion—the duo is launching a new academy at the University of Southern California with the goal of inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs.
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Engaging Girls in Your STEM Program

Engaging Girls in Your STEM Program | Parental News | Scoop.it
The Huffington Post - Kiki Prottsman "Even programs with the best intentions sometimes have difficulty attracting girls to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)." (more)
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4 Ways Your K–8 Student Can Use Your Tablet for School

4 Ways Your K–8 Student Can Use Your Tablet for School | Parental News | Scoop.it
Learn four great ways your K–8 student can use mobile tech to enhance his or her education by using your tablet for schoolwork.
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Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Winner of Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Winner of Nobel Peace Prize | Parental News | Scoop.it
Yousafzai, a 17-year-old Pakistani girl, will be the youngest-ever winner of the award.
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12-Year-Old Girl's Letter To Dick's Sporting Goods About Gender Equality Is A Slam Dunk

12-Year-Old Girl's Letter To Dick's Sporting Goods About Gender Equality Is A Slam Dunk | Parental News | Scoop.it
Dick's Sporting Goods ought to know that a game like basketball is played by both men and women. The company, however, seemed to have missed that memo when it published its 2014 basketball catalogue, and an Arizona girl took notice.
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How One Teen Inspired An Entire Community Using Post-it Notes

How One Teen Inspired An Entire Community Using Post-it Notes | Parental News | Scoop.it
After high school student Caitlin Prater-Haacke was cyberbullied, she wanted to do something that would uplift her school community.
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