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edX announces new high school initiative

Last week, edX announced their new high school initiative: 26 MOOCs specifically geared to the needs and interests of high school students around the world. 291 more words

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Purpose of Education Standards

Teachers are subject to both national and state standards, but still possess a degree of flexibility in what is taught through instruction and assessment. Standards not only provide content guidelines, but also pressure teachers to teach the test, mainly through multiple-choice assessment preparation. 326 more words

I READ UNILAG’S 2009 BEST STUDENT’S STORY FOR FOUR YEARS –ADESOLA AKOMOLAFE, BEST GRADUATING STUDENT, ABUAD

The best graduating student of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, in the 2012/2013 academic session, Adesola Akomolafe, 21, finished with a 4.91 CGPA from the Accounting department to lead other students and win the ultimate prize of a car. 1,700 more words

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Degrees of Intelligence

*NOTE: Before you read this article I want to assure you that I am in no way minimizing the importance of a secondary education, however, when the mere possession of a degree is taken as prima facie evidence of intelligence or qualification then I take issue with that. 725 more words

Advice for Parents of New University and College Students

As we embark on the beginning of another school year, the majority of the focus is rightfully on the university and college students who are transitioning into a whole new phase of life as they enter post-secondary education. 557 more words

Mental Health

The Mother of All Fails

CURSE YOU WHISTLES! *angrily shakes fist in the air*

One thing we don’t talk about is what happens when a project fails.   I’m not just talking about a ‘well, that didn’t work the way I thought it would.’  I’m talking about a crash and burn, students going into complete melt down ‘Why, oh why did this horrible project happen to me!’  When is it time to move on and scrap the project? 435 more words

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Response to Instruction & Intervention: RTI^2 v. 1.0

I’ve been trying to find others working under an RTI model (our Tennessee brand is RTI^2, for “Response to Intervention and Instruction”) at the high school level. 499 more words

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