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Coding, Homework and Google

How I Failed, Failed, and Finally Succeeded at Learning How to Code – Technology – The Atlantic How Much Homework Is Just Right? – NYTimes.com Free Range: Google It : The New Yorker Fact Is, Students Have Never Known History : NPR The State of Summer School: Teens Are Hitting the Books Year-Round – Education […]

Desks, Tracking and Khan

How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education | Magazine Top 10 Invented Languages | Top 10 Lists | TopTenz.net Desks in the Hallway: A Texas School Takes Learning Out of the Classroom – Education – GOOD Can Schools Educate Kids for an Uncertain 21st Century? – Education – GOOD New York City Halts […]

Scholarships, Computers and Atari

25 Bizarre Scholarships | Money Talks News College is a waste of time – CNN.com Kids who spot bullshit, and the adults who get upset about it – Bad Science NOT Everyone Should Attend College, BUT Let’s not Give up on it Entirely – Third Year MBA The Computer Delusion by Todd Oppenheimer Mark Zuckerberg […]

Architects, Bilingualism and Games

A speech to graduating Harvard architects – TEDChris: The untweetable Debating the Value of College in America : The New Yorker The Bilingual Advantage – NYTimes.com What Your College Major Is Worth – Lifehacker Hey Kids, Build Your Own Video Games With Stencyl 4 “Facts” That Have Changed Since You Were In School Integration and […]

Divisions, Libraries and iPads

Key Education Issues Dividing Public, College Presidents, Study Finds – WSJ.com Surveillance cams at elementary schools monitor food intake – Boing Boing The Next Library | Digitizd Education and community colleges: Students, when you get a second chance, take it – latimes.com How Do You Get Kids To Learn? Have Them Draw Butts On The […]

Africans, Writing and Buildings

Jonah Lehrer on Buildings, Health and Creativity | Head Case – WSJ.com WTOP.com – Graphic novels teach D.C. students about civics Africans Teach High Schoolers to Change Communities with Social Media Freakonomics » Deliberate Practice: How Education Fails to Produce Expertise Seth’s Blog: What’s high school for? Remarks By Governor Christie At Harvard Graduate School […]

Peace, Facebook, and APs

Budget Cuts Lead Some AP Students to Enroll Online – WSJ.com Online A.P. Classes: More Students Clicking to Learn – The Juggle – WSJ YouTube – Module 02_01 | MIT 8.01SC Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2010 John Hunter on the World Peace Game | Video on TED.com The Psychology of Cheating – NYTimes.com myEdu.com […]

Socks, Artists and Loans

English school principal announces zero tolerance for mismatched socks – Boing Boing No Innovator’s Dilemma Here: In Praise of Failure | Epicenter | Wired.com Mick Ebeling: The invention that unlocked a locked-in artist | Video on TED.com The Student Loans Scheme: a Gateway Drug to Debt Slavery The Art of Science Learning § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM Friends Don’t […]

Circuits, NWP and Interns

AnnMarie Thomas: Hands-on science with squishy circuits | Video on TED.com Teaching Writers By Making Them Bloggers | Digitizd Official Google Blog: There’s no place like home for math education A Thousand Blog Posts for NWP: A Letter to Washington, DC – National Writing Project EFF student activist internships open to applicants – Boing Boing […]

Bills, Gains and Diets

9 Bills That Would Put Creationism in the Classroom | Mother Jones When standardized test scores soared in D.C., were the gains real? – USATODAY.com Philadelphia School Battles Students’ Bad Diets – NYTimes.com Is everybody cheating on high-stakes tests? | Get Schooled D.C. to review high rates of erasures on school tests – USATODAY.com Skype […]