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Think Different? Not on College Campuses

Think Different? Not on College Campuses | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
What if higher ed lost its grip on the credential business? Perhaps then administrators and professors would be forced to think that there is more than one way to provide a college education.
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Amazon Kindle Ebooks Now Available in 11,000 Libraries

Amazon Kindle Ebooks Now Available in 11,000 Libraries | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
Books based on Amazon's Kindle e-book platform are now available for download from 11,000-plus U.S. libraries.
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Should We Still Teach Students to Write in Cursive? | MindShift

Should We Still Teach Students to Write in Cursive? | MindShift | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
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School Will Change, With or Without Following Rules | MindShift

School Will Change, With or Without Following Rules | MindShift | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
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Supporting Your Child's Education

Supporting Your Child's Education | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
As parents, we need to become more involved in the education process. We rely on teachers to provide our kids with skills and knowledge, but it's up to us to help them retain that information.
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FTC Seeks Comment on Proposed Revisions to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule Changes in Technology Drive Proposed Updates

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Peak Experiences: Reaching Their Full Potential: Motivating Learners and Building Interest

Peak Experiences: Reaching Their Full Potential: Motivating Learners and Building Interest | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
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iPads and Social Media in the Classroom?

iPads and Social Media in the Classroom? | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
While I understand the real-time digital stream may create a safe harbor for students uncomfortable expressing themselves, it seems to me students are missing valuable lessons in real-life social skills.
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‘Eve’s Diary,’ Banned Twain Book, Back at Charlton, Mass., Library

‘Eve’s Diary,’ Banned Twain Book, Back at Charlton, Mass., Library | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
“Eve’s Diary” was pulled from the shelves of a library in 1906 after trustees objected to illustrations of a naked Eve in Eden.
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Newsroom: Education: Education Impacts Work-Life Earnings Five Times More Than Other Demographic Factors, Census Bureau Reports

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Universities Seeking Out Students of Means

Universities Seeking Out Students of Means | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
Money is talking a bit louder in the recruiting of college students these days, with more admissions officers searching for students who need no financial aid and can pay full price.
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Foldit game leads to AIDS research breakthrough

Foldit game leads to AIDS research breakthrough | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
Gamers help biochemists understand the structure of a protein that is key to the growth of HIV in about 10 days. Read this blog post by Elizabeth Armstrong Moore on Health Tech.
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Guardian launches national Book Swap with 15,000-volume giveaway

Guardian launches national Book Swap with 15,000-volume giveaway | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
Thousands of books left in public places around the UK for curious readers to discover...
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How Video Games Are Changing Education | Online Colleges

Check out this inforgraphic!

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Diagramly - Draw Diagrams Online

Diagramly is a free online diagram drawing application for workflow, BPM, org charts, UML, ER, network diagrams...

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What if the Secret to Success Is Failure?

What if the Secret to Success Is Failure? | Education and Library News | Scoop.it
Why our children’s success — and happiness — may depend less on perfect performance than on learning how to deal with failure.
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