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Lessons from the humanities and social sciences

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Success in life requires a sensibility about the world and one’s place in it.
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The problem with ‘the problem with teachers’

The problem with ‘the problem with teachers’ | Teaching | Scoop.it
The one profession from which we demand perfection is held in very low esteem.
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How to make a newly learned word 'stick'

How to make a newly learned word 'stick' | Teaching | Scoop.it
For your brain to process and retain new information, you've got to think!

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Nancy Watson's curator insight, July 25, 2013 9:31 AM

Explanation for learning new words. Good intro for how to learn Geography vocab

Lauren Jacquez's curator insight, July 25, 2013 7:45 PM

Great for HUG vocab!

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They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets.

They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets. | Teaching | Scoop.it
More colleges are finding the social media posts of their applicants — and sometimes denying admission as a result.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, November 11, 2013 9:44 AM

I'm not saying that I thrilled about all of the ramifications of this new trend, but students need to realize that online posts can be read by more than just their friends and understand the implications of that fact. 

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, November 11, 2013 3:40 PM

A social online reputation is  important to all of us including students. This is a look at how that can reputation can effect college entry at the moment.

megan b clement's comment, December 16, 2013 12:09 AM
After reading this article it goes to show that my father is right once again. He always told me what i put on the internet is there forever, but not only that it could inhibit me from getting a job that i wanted. Just like the article my father told me that alot of jobs look at your social media sights and pages to see what kind of person you portray yourself to be. Alot of jobs will not hire you due to your social media pages! who would have though
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10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Senior Year

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By Riley Griffin, 17 Having reached the final chapter of my high school existence, I’ve spent the end of summer reflecting on my last three years and predicting the months to come.
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The Time You Have (In JellyBeans)

How much time we have in jellybeans. Share on FB :: http://on.fb.me/1aIJcmq (U can add a note) Tweet This :: http://bit.ly/11ZGj9V (U can change the tweet) m...
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