By Matt Reed

The wake-up call from Sweet Briar.

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By Joshua Kim

Why does this news feel so personal?

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By Lee Skallerup Bessette

Taking off and landing.

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By Laura Tropp

A teaching philosophy.

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Matthew James Friday
Poetry is an effective tool for broadening elementary students’ reading choices, strengthening sentence-level skills, teaching ELLs about English, and reinforcing learning across many subjects.

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By Ashley A. Smith

Study reveals minimum SAT requirements that push students toward the two-year sector may hinder their success at earning four-year degrees.

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By Michael Stratford

An “extraordinarily” detailed analysis of student-level data in Virginia shows low-income students were hit hardest as public colleges and universities raised tuition during Great Recession.

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By Colleen Flaherty

In the first ruling following an N.L.R.B. shift, board director finds that Seattle U.’s Catholic status does not preclude adjunct collective bargaining.

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Adjuncts at Seattle U. protest last week during National Adjunct Walkout Day.

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By Carl Straumsheim

The New York Times announces a new education initiative, almost three years after it shut down its last major effort.

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By Madeleine Elfenbein

How to respond to students’ requests for leniency.

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By Joshua Kim

What would you have asked?

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By Noelle-Filippenko-957651

Noelle Filippenko
Just in time for Pi Day, here’s a resource for games, videos, and information to help your students have fun with this amazing mathematical concept.

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By Scott Jaschik

Board says it couldn’t craft a strategy to preserve its mission and finances. Move is highly unusual for a college that has accreditation, some unique programs and a $94 million endowment.

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By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

Heather Wolpert-Gawron
Teaching students about product development uses all the core subjects, and it begins with teachers willing to create their own atmosphere of collaborative innovation.

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By Tracy Mitrano

We need policy and enforcement.

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By Colleen Flaherty

UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for recently admitting she matches outside faculty offers with course load reductions. Is there anything wrong with the practice?

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By Jake New

UCLA student government panel, interviewing candidate for judicial post, initially rejected her for being Jewish and involved in Jewish groups.

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By Colleen Flaherty

U. of Tennessee walks back — at least terminologically — missing “from”? -sja proposal to ‘de-tenure’ faculty members as part of a new business plan.

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By Kaitlin Mulhere

A growing nonprofit gives students part-time jobs and scholarships — while boosting problem-solving skills.

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Mount St. Joseph students work at their on-campus call center for Education at Work, a nonprofit organization aimed at reducing students’ reliance on loans.

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By Nicole Truesdell

Nzinga-Johnson, Sekile. Laboring Positions. Black Women, Mothering and the Academy. 2013. Demeter Press: Ontario

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By Joshua Kim

5 Questions for Ron Zwerin.

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By Alex Usher

If you follow rankings at all, you’ll likely have noticed a fair bit of recent activity going on in the Middle East, but there is a fundamental problem with trying to rank Arab universities.

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By Lee Skallerup Bessette

I’m taking another MOOC, and for my first blog assignment, I reflect on dropping out of another MOOC.

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By Michael Patrick Rutter

Hybrid learning research: From constraints to networks.

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By Rebecca Alber

Rebecca Alber
Do you have more than 30 students? Check out these strategies for keeping a large group of kids engaged and managed.

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By Bridget-928381

Bridget Stegman
Track your students’ progress as readers with scheduled practice, an understanding of each student’s cuing system, immediate feedback, and comprehension questions to check for understanding.

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Personalized learning means student agency, defining curriculum by real-life skills, defining learning expectations, encouraging self-knowledge, and teachers getting to know their students as people.

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By Monica Burns – 195582

Monica Burns
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.

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By Scott Jaschik

Vote follows vocal protests and sets off more opposition. Head of poverty research center, one of the targets, announces that he has raised private money to continue work — and dares board to try to stop him.

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By Michael Stratford

The Education Department plans to end its contract with Navient and four other companies that collect federal student loans for misleading struggling loan borrowers.

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