Las Vegas Survivor Discusses Life After Shooting
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Many witnesses to the Las Vegas shooting are still dealing with the emotional toll. NPR's Lakshmi Singh spoke survivor Misty Jones, who was uninjured, but thinks about the traged every day.
Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Going to College - HackCollege
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Choosing whether you want to go to college or join the workforce can be one of the toughest and most important decisions you ever make. How could you possibly be expected to make such a monumental choice? If you find yourself grappling with this decision, ask yourself these three questions and you’ll have your answer. [...]The post Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Going to College appeared first on HackCollege.
A Look A The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
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A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper healthcare, and bacteria in the water has exposed many people to disease.
Astros Advance To The World Series By Shutting Out Yankees, 4-0
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The Houston Astros will face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. The Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Houston — the series went seven games.
Ban The Box: What This New Law Means For Potential Employees With A Criminal Record
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A law in California took effect preventing companies from requiring job applicants to disclose criminal histories. NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with National Employment Law Project attorney Beth Avery.
Blending Techno And Tradition: You Should Be Dancing ... With Sake
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Electronic musician and craft sake maker Richie Hawtin is exploring the connection between the Japanese drink and music, and claims that melding the two results in a "beautifully hypnotic experience."
Volunteers Work To Get Clean Water In Rural Puerto Rican Towns
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A month after Hurricane Maria hit, a million people in Puerto Rico still lack clean water. A group of volunteers is bringing their own water purification to remote towns.
Information Underload and OER Leverage
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I started to post this as a comment on Mike?s amazing essay Information Underload, but I?m going to put it here instead. Read Mike?s whole piece ? it?s worth it. He wr…
Save America From the Cheap Counterfeit Morality of the Left!
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Education News - drill down to the essential Leftist argument, and you will almost always find an appeal to arbitrary moral authority, which is no authority at all
My Story: Fire, Loss, and Rebuilding
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On Sunday, October 8th I went to bed early. I had been waking up between 4-5 AM all week to do work for my doctoral program. We had also hosted my husband's family for the weekend, and I was exhausted.
Honoring Disabled Students For Running a Clothing Pantry
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The Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group is honoring disabled students for running a clothing pantry that helps needy people in their community.
Building Camaraderie with a Harry Potter Style House System
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Kindergarteners are building cameraderie with a Harry Potter style house system, and making friends with each other and with older students.
Robotics Promote Hands On Learning
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Students and teachers are discovering that robotics promote hands on learning, At St. Patrick School, students are learning robotics in technology classes
Redefining
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" Joe Girard The elevator to success is ou "
The enduring power of print for learning in a digital world
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Education News - there are significant costs and consequences to discounting the printed word?s value for learning and academic development.
A Revisionist Look at Soviet History 1930 ? 1955
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Education News - During the Holocaust, the Nazi?s killed more Jews in ONE DAY then the Russian Tsar was held accountable for killing in FIVE CENTURIES of
ABC Nightline Profiles Ben Shapiro. Finally Admits Left is Violent?
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Education News - ABC did have the guts to feature the violent crapmuffins who call themselves Antifa. Credit where due.
Youth Must Be a Force of Change to Achieve Gender Equality
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Education News - Indonesian women also face a myriad of complex challenges such as gender-based violence, child marriage and high maternal mortality rates
Democrats Eye A Rare Opportunity In Alabama Senate Race
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While Alabama hasn't sent a Democrat to the Senate in 25 years, Doug Jones, a former federal prosecutor, may have an opening because of the the controversial record of his GOP opponent, Roy Moore.
The Russia Investigations: Interference Impacted Real Life; Senators Propose New Law
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Stories pile up about real-life activity linked to Russian influence-mongers, senators pitch new law on digital political ads and committee hearing postponed for Trump's longtime personal lawyer.
4 Excellent News Sources Apps for Young Learners
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Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Don?t make the wrong call
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By Darcy LeDoux, Texas Tech University We all know the dangers of drinking and driving. We would never want to risk our lives?or anyone el...
5 Scholarships and Fellowships with November Deadlines
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November is a great month for finding scholarships and fellowships to fund your education.. See the month's top opportunities.
Exclusive Interview with MOOC gamification professor Kevin Werbach
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Dean Tsouvalas sits down with MOOC professor Kevin Werbach to discuss MOOCs, gamification, state of education and more.
Learning from a Mentor: Learning from the expertise of others
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A Mentor is your most valuable way to learn. Watch the way your mentor interacts with other people.
The 2013 Common App: Don't Hit Submit Without Reading These 10 Tips!
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The 2013 Common App: Don't Hit Submit Without Reading these 10 Tips!
This is why Putin wanted to get Clinton; what he hoped Trump would stop
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Campaign for human rights in Russia rolled through Canada yesterday. Canada?s parliament passed a bill authorizing trade and other sanctions against Russia, partly over Russia?s actions…
Common Core Backer Bill Gates Announces Plan to Invest $1.7 Billion in Public Education
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Education News - ?Unfortunately, Gates will always have a place to pawn his wealth and drive education policy further away from excellence just because he
Heckling Is a Staple of Controversial Campus Speeches. Should Colleges Intervene?
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Education News - Richard B. Spencer was met with chants of "Go home, Spencer," "Black Lives Matter," and others too profane to report here
Film 'Te Ata' Tells Real Life Story Of Prolific Native American Performer
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Te Ata is about the true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a Chickasaw storyteller who was born and raised in the Chickasaw Nation. She became one of the greatest Native American performers ever.
Barbershop: Let's Talk Bush, Bannon, Gold Star Families And Trump
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NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with Mary Kate Cary, former speechwriter for President George H.W. Bush; Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner; and Danielle Belton, editor-in-chief of The Root.
Officer Killed In Niger Attack Laid To Rest In South Florida
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WLRN's Caitie Switalski reports from the funeral of Sgt. La David T. Johnson. He was the U.S. Army officer who was one of four U.S. troop members killed in Niger earlier this month.
Open, Values, and Thinking Beyond the 5Rs
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There were lots of amazing takeaways from #OpenEd17 for me. One set of takeaways has to do with opportunities to make the conference a more effective vehicle for advancing the work of open educatio…
Improving the Open Education Conference
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This morning I sent the following email to the 2,253 subscribers to the Open Education Conference mailing list. I extend the same invitation to you. My apologies in advance for the length of this e…
Contribute a Short Video for #OpenEdMOOC
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As you may have heard, my fellow rabble-rouser George Siemens and I are doing a MOOC on open education that launches later this month on edX. Before you ask, let me preemptively answer a few questi…
?Open? Through the Lens of Negative and Positive Liberty
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Reading through and pondering the reactions to what was apparently a wonderful ALTC keynote by Bonnie Stewart (UPDATE: here are her slides), I find myself reflecting on the ways my thinking about &…