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Accessible High School Science

I have to admit that science isn’t my favorite subject and it definitely wasn’t when I was in high school either. But, I do enjoy learning more about what makes the world work when it is presented in a highly accessible way, either with pictures or if the text is written in an uncomplicated, even humorous way. 490 more words

High School

Concerning Eagles: A Colourful Study in Anglo-American Tensions

J.R.R. Tolkien was by profession a philologist. From 1929 to 1945, he served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon and Fellow at Pembroke College, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. 1,403 more words

American Scene Painting

Houghton Mifflin Uses Honored Vietnam Vet to Promote Questionable High School History Textbook

By Danette Clark

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, now a Pearson Education partner in providing online educational content for schools, has created a video showcasing one of its interactive textbooks for iPad. 969 more words

WHAT ARE THEY LEARNING?

Bad 'rigorous' Common-Core-style geometry problem

Here is a problem put out by Houghton-Mifflin and labeled ‘test prep’ that I came across as a worksheet for a 9th grade Geometry student I’m currently helping here in Washington, DC. 360 more words

Education

New Novels in Verse for Teens

Looking at realistic fiction published for teens and tweens in 2014, it seems like the year of verse. Some people love novels in verse, and some people hate them. 500 more words

Fiction