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Rupert Murdoch, Who Bought 90% Of An Education Software Provider, Launches Initiative 'To Make Education A Top Issue In 2012 Presidential Campaign'
Association for Experiential Education: A community of progressive educators and practitioners. - What is Experiential Education? What is Experiential Education?
Taylor Mali: What Teachers Make
From the dawn of institutionalized schooling until now there have always been reformers, who want to modify the way schooling is done.
Inside the World's MOST EXCLUSIVE (and Most Accessible) CLUB with SPECIAL GUESTS including Elizabeth Gilbert • Richard Branson • Jamie Oliver • Malcolm Gladwell • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala • Barry Schwartz • Ken Robinson • Sarah Silverman • Bill Clinton • David Byrne • Bill Gates • Craig VenterJill • Bolte Taylor • Dave Eggers • Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy • Sunitha Krishnan • Tony Robbins • Julia Sweeney • Isabel Allende • E.O. Wilson • and the chief himself, Chris Anderson! The other day, I got an email from a new friend. The subject line read "Are you a TED talk person?" How TED Connects the Idea-Hungry Elite
Below is a list of memorable lectures on teaching, organized according to topic, by teaching-award-winning Stanford faculty.
This page is brought to you by UC Berkeley Parents Network Back to the Jokes & Quotes Collection THE FOLLOWING ARE ALL QUOTES FROM 11 YEAR OLDS' SCIENCE EXAMS: * "Water is composed of two gins, Oxygin and Hydrogin. Oxygin is pure gin.
by Isaac Asimov
Is going to college really worth it? Probably so, but it's not that clear cut, and economics have been arguing the point for 30 years. Most studies tend to show that college-educated people end up making far more money in the course of their lifetimes. (The niggle: Usually, it's not worth paying for a private university.)
A school superintendent in Michigan has written a public letter to the editor asking Governor Rick Snyder if his school can become a prison instead. The full text is below. What do you think? Dear Governor Snyder, In these tough economic times, schools are hurting. And yes, everyone in Michigan is hurting right now financially, but why aren’t we protecting schools? School superintendent to Governor: Please make my school a prison | Dangerously Irrelevant
1st Grader's Interest
Ever wonder how the hours American teachers work and the salary they earn compares to teachers in other industrialized nations? Well, the picture's not pretty. In this infographic courtesy of the Future Journalism Project, American educators work the most hours of all industrialized nations, but are the fifth lowest paid after 15 years on the job. Only Luxembourg, Hungary, Iceland, and Norway pay their teachers less.