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What’s Going On in This Picture? | Feb. 8, 2016 by MICHAEL GONCHAR


By MICHAEL GONCHAR

On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. 25 more words

Marilyn Gardner Milton

E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Chinese New Year by LARRY FERLAZZO


By LARRY FERLAZZO

In this post, students use context clues to identify word meaning and share holiday traditions observed in their family or home culture. 11 more words

Marilyn Gardner Milton

News Q’s | Broncos Are Victorious in Super Bowl 50 by SHANNON DOYNE


By SHANNON DOYNE

What made the win a potentially historic one for the Broncos?

Published: February 8, 2016 at 12:00AM

from NYT Education http://ift.tt/23SpIHA

Marilyn Gardner Milton

Word of the Day + Quiz | wanderlust by THE LEARNING NETWORK


By THE LEARNING NETWORK

This word has appeared in 69 New York Times articles in the past year.

Published: February 8, 2016 at 12:00AM

from NYT Education http://ift.tt/1KAhCge

Marilyn Gardner Milton

Student Question | Should Students Expect College to Be Like Home? by SHANNON DOYNE


By SHANNON DOYNE

What challenges and opportunities appear when college students keep their families involved in their campus life?

Published: February 8, 2016 at 12:00AM… 8 more words

Marilyn Gardner Milton

Open Course, Open Door…Or Why Open Courses Are Still a Bit Off the Hinge

(Hermón & Wohltmann, 2015)

I’ll admit that I’ve never enrolled in an Open Course or MOOC (massive open online course) because frankly, I doubted the value of a learning experience where hundreds to thousands of students are enrolled and your “instructor” is basically a fellow student rather an a scholar or expert in his/her field. 1,615 more words

Yale Educator Recounts ‘Painful Experience’ of Halloween Email Furor by ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS


By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS

Erika Christakis, a former lecturer at Yale, spoke for the first time in an interview about her experience as an unwitting target over campus protests against racial insensitivity. 12 more words

Marilyn Gardner Milton