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Should schools follow competitive or cooperative models? Can they be both?

Another provocative essay by frequent contributor and University of Georgia professor Peter Smagorinsky.

By Peter Smagorinsky

I used to play a lot of basketball when my body was younger. 963 more words


First Day High! Syllabus and Course Outline

When I was a college student, its common that for the first day in every class, the professor will give you a syllabus and course outline. 163 more words

RIR - Reflections, Insights & Realizations

TED: How do autistic children learn?

What are autistic children learning in your classroom? How are they learning? What is distracting them? What are their strengths? What can we do to help children who think differently to ourselves, to learn, e.g. 56 more words

TED Education

India’s Islamic schools need an overhaul

Once a feature central to the Muslim society in India, madrasas are today associated more with controversies than with education.

Madrasas’ decline over the years has been rather steep. 1,410 more words


Louisiana Education Legislative Update

During the Louisiana legislative session, the Louisiana Federation of Teachers (LFT) issues a weekly legislative digest of education-related legislation. (Archived digests can be found here. 1,753 more words

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Brain Hive in the Classroom: Readers' Theater

For many of us, public speaking ranks rather high on the list of “worst things ever.” In my experience, students don’t much like formal public speaking requirements, either. 308 more words