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Jun 25, 2019
Calculating Faculty Bias Against Conservative Students
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Harvard’s decision to rescind admission to Parkland-shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv was narrowly about the young man’s racial slurs and misogynistic language at age 16 but it’s also fueling a debate about ideological conservatives on American college campuses. Kashuv is a former high school student leader at Turning Point USA, a conservative group, and vocal proponent of gun rights. The latter ...
The Hechinger Report
Ensuring Accessible Content for All Students
This summer, many faculty will work on developing or revising curricular content for their courses. One of the keys in developing new digital materials is verifying ...
eSchool News
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Literacy Starts in the Library
Literacy is the foundation of everything we do for our learners. Reading is a required skill for every subject, whether it is science, English, math, or social ...
Language Magazine
The Honor of a Lifetime – The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
Each year the U.S. Department of Education joins the White House in honoring U.S. Presidential Scholars. This program– established in 1964 by Executive Order ...
HOMEROOM
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What Does It Mean to Be Almost Gifted?
The starting point for the question of what defines someone as almost gifted would be answering what it means to be gifted and working backwards from ...
edCircuit
Value of Instructor Modeling
The growing pool of MOOC reports and research continues to highlight the heterogeneity of learners’ goals and purposes for joining MOOCs, with goals ...
eLearn Magazine
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17 Good Reads Recommended by the EdSurge Staff
At EdSurge, we are what we read. Summertime is here, and we’re not alone in feeling like we can use a much-deserved breather. But breaks can be just as ...
EdSurge
Elementary, Middle School Principals from Across the Nation to Gather
Elementary and middle-level principals from across the nation will gather for the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Pre-K–8 Principals ...
National Association of Elementary School Principals
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Esports Clubs Expand Learning Opportunities for K–12 Players
By any measure, esports is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world. Between 2017 and 2018, the global fan base grew 13.5 percent, to hit 380 ...
EdTech
Shifting the English Department to Competency-Based Assessment
The English department at Farmington High School has made major shifts toward competency-based curriculum and instruction, as described in the previous ...
CompetencyWorks
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Bringing Early Education to Urban Students
When it comes to early education, urban children face barriers that make enrollment harder than it is for their suburban peers. These issues may be as ...
SmartBrief
Trivia
What teacher is best known for founding the American Red Cross?
See the answer below.
Letters to the Editor
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Why Asian Students Outpace their Western Peers
Actually they only keep certain students in class in the ...
Tim Click, Principal, Roosevelt Elementary School, Point Pleasant, WV
What Year Was It?
U.S. Air Force Reports on Roswell
What Year
U.S. Air Force officials release a 231-page report dismissing claims of an alien spacecraft crash in Roswell, New Mexico, almost exactly 50 years earlier.
The day was Jun 24. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."
Desiderius Erasmus
Trivia Answer
What teacher is best known for founding the American Red Cross?
Answer: Clara Barton
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