By By Sarah Gross and Katherine Schulten

Some ideas for connecting “The Giver” to a larger discussion about the popularity of dystopian literature, as well as options for going further to explore other aspects of the book with the help of Times and Learning Network resources.

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By Stephanie Hatten – 753681

Dr. Stephanie Hatten
Use QR codes, augmented reality, virtual tours, and other advances in classroom technology to change up the sometimes less-than-efficient rituals of Parent Open House.

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Tabitha Dell’Angelo
Teaching can be a lot like improvisational acting when your goals are making your students look good, listening and responding appropriately, and “accepting the offer.”

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By By Katherine Schulten It cost one cent, was only four pages long, and was then called The New York Daily Times, but on Sept. 18, 1851, The New York Times published its first issue.

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By Elena Aguilar

Elena Aguilar
Having clear objectives and starting on time are some of the tips one expert offers for creating effective professional development for teachers.

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By By Michael Gonchar Would you pass the “marshmallow test”?

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By By Michael Gonchar

What are the three larger lessons of QuestBridge’s work that David Leonhardt cites in the article?

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By By Shannon Doyne

Can you choose the best word for each blank?

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By Paul Fain

Research has shown community colleges how to improve graduation rates and create clearer pathways for students, but too few colleges have gone big with those strategies.

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By Scott Jaschik

Finding students is more difficult, and the Obama ratings aren’t expected to help. “Gapping” isn’t going anywhere. Changes in SAT get high marks. Common Application not so much.

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By Chris Havergal for Times Higher Education

Can elite university advance through massive new development with more research space and housing for academics, but without more undergraduates?

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By Michael Stratford

Congressional panel approves legislation — criticized by some research groups — that would change how federal education studies are overseen.

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By By The Learning Network This word has appeared in four New York Times articles in the past two years.

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By Matt Reed

Visions of adulthood.

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By Joshua Kim

Evidence of change.

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By Laura Tropp

The power of fashionista ideology.

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By Rosalie Arcala Hall

Planning for change.

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By Tracy Mitrano

Cloud computing, accessibility standards and the Higher Education Act.

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By Tom Whitby – 579916

Tom Whitby
Many parents today have an educational perspective based on 20th century pedagogy and methodology. Teachers need to educate them about where education is now.

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By Stacey Goodman – 4968

Stacey Goodman
Do you read for pleasure in front of your students? If not, here’s why you should start.

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By By Michael Gonchar

In this lesson, students will analyze videos, maps, graphs and images related to ISIS and then discuss how the U.S. and the world should respond to ISIS’ rise in Iraq and Syria.

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By Megan-Kinsey-835696

Megan Kinsey
Teachers in blended learning programs should take the opportunity to learn and lead — your ideas and observations are worth hearing and acting upon.

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By By Katherine Schulten

What is “reasonable discipline”? Is what N.F.L. player Adrian Peterson did to his son discipline, or abuse? Why?

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By By Katherine Schulten

What are some of the things new N.B.A. players learn in the Rookie Transition Program?

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By By Katherine Schulten Below are six paragraphs from the Sept. 15 article “Hollywood’s Old-Time Star Makers Are Swooping In on YouTube’s Party.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?

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By Paul Fain

A new group of 11 public research universities says it can set aside competition and prestige-chasing to work together to graduate more low-income students.

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By Ry Rivard

Lobbying for changes to key aid program for low-income students, New America Foundation study points to tricks colleges play with Pell Grants.

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By Colleen Flaherty

Mills College adjuncts, fresh from winning a union vote, protest job eliminations and program changes that seemed to kick in just as collective bargaining was won.

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Mills College’s adjunct union organizing committee, David Buuck, Kate Robinson, Ben Brown and Julie Nicholson, before the election.

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By Michael Stratford

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s lawsuit accuses the troubled for-profit college operator of luring students into predatory private loans and illegally harassing them to repay the debt.

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By By The Learning Network This word has appeared in one New York Times article in the past two years.

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