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Assessment: Providing Answers or Just More Questions?

Assessment has always and continues to play such an integral role in education. To educate is to not only disseminate information, but to ascertain if that knowledge has been absorbed and understood. 570 more words


Hiding Behind the Veil of the Internet

OK, I will admit it – I probably spend too much time on the internet especially since I need to finish my dissertation proposal, catch up on some reading and touch up my… 919 more words

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The Circus is Coming to Town

It’s all over the internet, after more than 100 years the Ringling Brothers Circus is coming to an end.  Animal rights activists are figuratively dancing in the streets because now the elephants will be set free, the lions can roam at their leisure and the horses will be put out to pasture.  720 more words

Academic Performance

Starting Down the Road to Octorara's 2017 Election

The Octorara Board of Directors held their Facilities and Policy Committee Meetings, and the Work Session Meeting on Monday, January 9, 2017. Only six of the nine members were in attendance. 811 more words

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Population Agenda: What Other Countries Can Copy-Paste from Singapore's World-Class Education System

Here in London – a city which is experiencing the closest thing to a sub-tropical Christmas in recent memory – we at Mediolana are busily pursuing our own not-so-sinister population agenda: that of filling mediolana.com with articles that are the envy of the Internet! 43 more words


WHY We Need Your Help

The community benefits from funding inner city youth organizations such as, Tri-State Glitter, Inc., because attending after school programs hosted by inner city youth groups improve students’ academic performance, reduces criminal behavior and drug use, improves health, and increases work productivity of parents with kids in after school programs. 830 more words

Needs-Based Learning, by John D'Souza

John D’Souza certainly seems to have struck a chord with his series of provocative articles on the potential of different approaches to learning:

Needs-Based Learning