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Feb 17, 2017
Is a computer more capable than a teacher?
Is a computer more capable than a teacher?
Leaving my school building the other day, I had an unexpected realization: Perhaps a computer was a more effective teacher than I currently was. The thought unnerved me, and still does as I'm writing this. I'm a nearly 13-year veteran educator dedicated to reflecting upon and refining my teaching craft. But I'm now considering the real ...
The Atlantic
Photo Essay: The many faces of Learning in India
One of India's biggest assets is its young people. According to the United Nations, India has the most youth of any country ...
Social Standard Invitation Review
How nature can help students thrive
How nature can help students thrive
In Florissant, Missouri, right off a busy highway, sits the 97-acre Little Creek Nature Area, a nature facility that serves ...
KQED
New approach to school absenteeism
A recent report from Johns Hopkins University and Attendance Works found that more than half of Detroit's students are chronically ...
The Detroit News
U.S. students' academic achievement still lags that of their peers in many other countries
How do U.S. students compare with their peers around the world? Recently released data from international math and science ...
Pew Research Center
Student Discipline in Schools: Part of the Problem or the Solution?
Student Discipline in Schools: Part of the Problem or the Solution?
More and more school districts and local officials around the country are considering revising their student disciplinary ...
Campus Safety Magazine
I stand for public education
I am a proud product of public education. I attended public schools from kindergarten through 12th grade and earned my ...
The Smithville Herald
Kids with ADHD Have Some Brain Regions That Are Smaller Than Normal, New Study Finds
Kids with ADHD Have Some Brain Regions That Are Smaller Than Normal, New Study Finds
Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have several brain regions that are slightly smaller than usual ...
Time
School leaders say 'personalized learning' may not be paying off
Lake County Schools officials are considering not funding their experimental personalized-learning efforts because ...
Daily Commercial
Continuing Advocacy Programs and Forging New Partnerships Are Keys to Creating Digital Equity
Continuing Advocacy Programs and Forging New Partnerships Are Keys to Creating Digital Equity
It's not news that schools have gone digital. Learning is touted as "anywhere, anytime." About 50 percent of teachers report ...
EdTech
Essential Education: LAUSD tells students to stay put on protest day
Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest: U.S. Secretary ...
Los Angeles Times
         
Cartoon
"My husband and I are getting along much better now. We're outsourcing our arguments to a couple overseas."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
On average, teachers work an average of how many hours per week?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Madame Butterfly Premieres
Madame Butterfly Premieres
Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly premieres at the La Scala theatre in Milan, Italy.
The day was Feb 17. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Pauline Phillips
Trivia Answer
On average, teachers work an average of how many hours per week?
Answer: 52 hours per week.
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