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Mar 9, 2017
Teaching Students Empathy, Surprising Use of Virtual Reality
Teaching Students Empathy, Surprising Use of Virtual Reality
"It is exciting to consider what could be accomplished if the power of virtual reality were harnessed for education rather than gaming; if developers turned their resources away from creating games that teach children how to steal cars and kill people and toward allowing them to explore history, science, art and other subjects in innovative new ...
MultiBriefs
Can't Stop The Reading
The Orange Board of Education in partnership with the City of Orange Township launched The Orange Page Turners Reading Challenge ...
Orange Public Schools
Court Rejects "Opt Out” Testing Arguments
Court Rejects
In a sharply worded opinion, an appeals court Tuesday overturned a Leon County judge's 2016 decision that seemed to support ...
News 4 Jax
Ala. Student Stops Runaway School Bus to Save Lives
An Alabama teen's quick thinking is being praised after he stopped a school bus filled with children from crashing last ...
Campus Safety Magazine
'A Day Without a Woman' for many means a day without school
'A Day Without a Woman' for many means a day without school
Shannon Block is skipping work on Wednesday. The Brooklyn, N.Y., preschool teacher plans to stay home and write postcards to ...
Los Angeles Times
50 Women Who Made American Political History
The history of women in American politics is just as long as that of the nation as a whole. Even in the days before the ...
Time
18 Surprising Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen
18 Surprising Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen
Most people have already been victims of the most basic forms of identity theft - having fraudulent charges on your credit ...
Wise Bread
6 Things You Never Knew About Chocolate
There's a brand-new attraction for chocoholics: Choco-Story, a New York City museum dedicated to the dark art and craft ...
Time
March Madness in the Classroom?
March Madness in the Classroom?
The Madness of March is coming. You can feel the frenzy of Cinderella stories and brackets busting. The Big Dance. The ...
Edutopia
Virtual Reality Goes Beyond Field Trips
By now we've all heard of virtual reality and, hopefully, have had a chance to try it out. If you're lucky, you’ve seen a ...
EdTech
A Troubling Contagion: The Rural 4-Day School Week
A Troubling Contagion: The Rural 4-Day School Week
Americans are waking up to the plight of rural and small town areas. Rural students and workers need government and philanthropic ...
EducationNext
         
Cartoon
"If Robin Hood takes from the rich and gives it to the poor, then eventually everyone will be poor. Explain to me again why that makes him a hero?"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
What teacher from New Hampshire would have been the first teacher in outer space were it not for the space shuttle Challanger disaster in 1986?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Barbie Makes Her Debut
Barbie Makes Her Debut
The first Barbie doll goes on display at the American Toy Fair in New York City. The first mass-produced toy doll in the United States with adult features.
The day was Mar 9. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
Robert Frost
Trivia Answer
What teacher from New Hampshire would have been the first teacher in outer space were it not for the space shuttle Challanger disaster in 1986?
Answer: Christa McAuliffe
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