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What If Teachers Were Treated Like Pro Athletes?

What If Teachers Were Treated Like Pro Athletes? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Key and Peele bring us an alternate world where the best teachers are paid top dollar and great classroom moments are broken down play-by-play.
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Coding Camp for Minority Boys Where Mentors Make a Big Difference

Coding Camp for Minority Boys Where Mentors Make a Big Difference | Tutoring | Scoop.it
A summer program in Baltimore has black middle-schoolers coding, designing apps and altogether hooked on engineering.
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Why Study Math? Because It’s Forever

Why Study Math? Because It’s Forever | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Eduardo Saenz de Cabezon argues a true demonstration of everlasting love isn't a diamond, it's a theorem!
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How Coding Camps for Girls of Color Hope to Impact the Tech Industry

How Coding Camps for Girls of Color Hope to Impact the Tech Industry | Tutoring | Scoop.it
The group Black Girls CODE holds summer boot camps that teach basics of app design and development. The nonprofit aims to inspire more girls to reach for a career in high-tech.
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Why Study Math? Because It’s Forever

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Eduardo Saenz de Cabezon argues a true demonstration of everlasting love isn't a diamond, it's a theorem!
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How Coding Camps for Girls of Color Hope to Impact the Tech Industry

How Coding Camps for Girls of Color Hope to Impact the Tech Industry | Tutoring | Scoop.it
The group Black Girls CODE holds summer boot camps that teach basics of app design and development. The nonprofit aims to inspire more girls to reach for a career in high-tech.
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How Games Can Be Used To Teach College-Level Chinese Courses

How Games Can Be Used To Teach College-Level Chinese Courses | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Colleges are looking to engage their students too by applying game design and creating alternate realities for learning.
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Why a Sleeping Brain Isn’t Exactly Resting

Why a Sleeping Brain Isn’t Exactly Resting | Tutoring | Scoop.it
No wonder the brain needs so much energy. The same coordinated activity that allows you to retrieve a specific memory, like what you had for breakfast, continues at rest and even during sleep.
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What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future?

Technology and rapidly evolving student needs are influencing how schools can think about trust, autonomy and collaboration.
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Can Games and Badges Motivate College Students to Learn?

Can Games and Badges Motivate College Students to Learn? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
K-12 educators are well versed in the use of games for learning, so why don't colleges embrace the same kind of fun?
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Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching

Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Creativity can seem like an abstract concept, but having a definition can give a learner the power to practice it on a regular basis.
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Does Common Core Ask Too Much of Kindergarten Readers?

Does Common Core Ask Too Much of Kindergarten Readers? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Some early childhood educators worry that pushing young learners to read in kindergarten will jeopardize their fluency down the road. Others say setting expectations prevents disadvantaged children from developing a reading gap early.
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How Public Libraries Balance Thorny Issues Raised by 3D Printers

How Public Libraries Balance Thorny Issues Raised by 3D Printers | Tutoring | Scoop.it
They're the latest addition to so-called "maker spaces" showing up in a number of libraries. But as libraries work to redefine their purpose in the digital age, it also raises questions about misuse.
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Teens Show Off Engineering Mettle With Pasta Bridge Competition

Teens Show Off Engineering Mettle With Pasta Bridge Competition | Tutoring | Scoop.it
A summer program at Johns Hopkins University puts high schoolers' ingenuity to the test — building bridges out of nothing but spaghetti and glue.
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Why Kids Should Make the Video Games They Love to Play

Why Kids Should Make the Video Games They Love to Play | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Making video games is a fun way to get kids coding and thinking carefully about what makes a compelling game.
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Taking Notes: Is The Pen Still Mightier Than the Keyboard?

Taking Notes: Is The Pen Still Mightier Than the Keyboard? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Longhand note-takng results in a better conceptual understanding of the material and is easier to recall later.
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Homework Battles: When Parent Help Negatively Affects Students

Homework Battles: When Parent Help Negatively Affects Students | Tutoring | Scoop.it
A study finds that a parent's anxiety over math transfers to their kids if the parent spends a lot of time helping the kids with their homework.
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Taking Notes: Is The Pen Still Mightier Than the Keyboard?

Taking Notes: Is The Pen Still Mightier Than the Keyboard? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
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How Memory, Focus and Good Teaching Can Work Together to Help Kids Learn

How Memory, Focus and Good Teaching Can Work Together to Help Kids Learn | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Technology enables students with nearly infinite information. But kids need help in learning how to learn in order to be creative and knowledgable.
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The Math Question That Stumped the Internet

The Math Question That Stumped the Internet | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Singaporean students have earned some of the highest scores on international tests with a curriculum focused on logic.
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How Much Sleep is Just Right for Cognitive Function?

How Much Sleep is Just Right for Cognitive Function? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
We all know about the importance of sleep. But what's the difference between four, six and eight hours of sleep?
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Can Foreign Language Immersion Be Taught Effectively Online?

Can Foreign Language Immersion Be Taught Effectively Online? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Imagine learning how to speak a language by observing body language and trying to guess what's being said. An innovative online language course is rethinking how we learn.
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Can Self-Directed Learning Work for Underprivileged Children?

Can Self-Directed Learning Work for Underprivileged Children? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Student-centered learning has largely been the domain of middle class families. David Gribble found that less privileged children can thrive in these environments as well.
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Could Common Core Help Grow Arts Education in Schools?

Could Common Core Help Grow Arts Education in Schools? | Tutoring | Scoop.it
Some educators are seeing Common Core as integral to strengthening arts education by enabling students' creative and analytical skills.
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