"There are 9 million children in Malaysia under 14 years old. Parents are education focused, investing in a range of supplemental learning services."...
Lethal Vows (good site, main site has many true crime stories) Inmate Who Bore Child of Overton Tells Her Story Husband’s Trial in Poisoning of Educator Opens Man Testifies He Had Affair With Murder Victim Dana Point Man Denies He Killed Wife With Cyanide Overton Found Guilty of Wife’s Cyanide Murder “Empty” Disk Helps Convict […]
Science is super awesome and this breakfast is extra fortified with smarts and a thirst for knowledge and understanding because it features the educational powerhouse pairing of Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Bill Nye’s birthday falls...Show More Summary
An Assistant Professor from a larger institution of higher education here. It's in a field that brushes up with Human Sexuality but that's all I'll say for the sake of preserving my chance at tenure one day. It's not English so excuse any grammatical errors. Show More Summary
Children are the future, and children in Aberdeen's future may include Football Manager. Like in schools, and for grades. Schools in Aberdeen, Scotland are considering introducing the game to Physical Education classes. The proposalShow More Summary
The documentary "25 to Life" is a coming-of-age tale with a twist: A Lothario becomes a married man, a fatherless child becomes a dad, and a promiscuous player becomes an HIV educator.
The Gamelian World reports on an initiative to foster "low-cost science practicals, designed and run using very cheap readily available resources.": image courtesy of the Gamelian A recent workshop jointly organised by the Greater Accra...Show More Summary
A piece in the New York Times examines the work of Yeshiva graduate Naftuli Moster, in highlighting the educational shortcomings of many Hasidic schools in New York and pushing for enforcement of existing law regarding the curriculum requirements of non-profit schools. Show More Summary
Book One of fifteen books of educational comics by Larry Paros. This is the seventeenth column from that first book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged. Follow Larry Paros @ insomanywords.net Take...Show More Summary
Janet Choi is the Marketing Manager at Customer.io. Most writing in email marketing is terrible. Experiencing lame email copy can be educational on what not to do and motivate you to aim higher, if anything. But what are some positive...Show More Summary
To become a licensed pilot, one needs a recent clean bill of health from an FAA-certified Airman Medical Examiner, to spend about $5,000 on pilot’s education, pass a test on the legalities and physics of airplane…
During a two-week tour throughout the state that served to educate parents and community members about the flaws of the Common Core standards, grassroots members of Californians United Against Common Core found they were dismissed by U.S. Show More Summary
Britain's Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) has downgraded more schools, many of them in rural predominantly white areas, saying students were “not prepared well for life in modern-day Britain”. One of those which had its rating...Show More Summary
At first, like many teachers, I hated these tests. But what if we used the results to make us better educators?
I’ve been working on a long-ish article about big data for my newsletter, Digital Education. To give you a hint of some of my misgivings, here is a diagram I prepared to illustrate some of my points. OK, so I'm sceptical about the value of big data. You may think that it’s not really an infographic, because it doesn’t contain any information. Show More Summary
Chris Edwards James L. Buckley’s new book, Saving Congress from Itself, examines federal aid-to-state programs. The federal government spends more than $600 billion a year on 1,100 such programs for education, welfare, and many other...Show More Summary
Dance Advantage and company attended the 16th Annual National Dance Education Organization Conference. Here is our recap of the event.
In many parts of Africa, a lack of adequate infrastructure means that it's simply not practical to build a school and employ a teacher to give kids an education – but there are alternatives. The Hello Hub is a solar-powered kiosk that...Show More Summary
An article by Jason Hart appeared on the Fox News web site today headlined “Teachers union boss loses 40,000 members, gets a raise.” It begins: National Education Association president Dennis Van Roekel received a huge pay raise this year while the teachers union lost more than 40,000 members. Van Roekel, who retired this summer, was […]
By Jason Hart, Watchdog.org National Education Association president Dennis Van Roekel received a huge pay raise this year while the teachers union lost more than 40,000 members.