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Thanks for Helping Me to Smell the Flowers

Looking back at some old notebooks from my younger days, I came across an entry that simply stated, “She said, ‘Smell my flower,’ to me today.” With those three words, I instantly found myself back in 6th grade and recalled the exact moment that seemed important enough to commemorate in my diary. 468 more words

Education

Today in More Hokum: How to Read Op-Eds on Education

You open your local, regional, state, or national newspaper of choice on your laptop or tablet to see a headline such as We need great teachers… 674 more words

Education

Women's colleges remain competitive, and desirable, for female students

Back when the first women’s colleges were being founded, they were a necessity — women were often barred from attending college, and especially top institutions. Now that most of the world’s top schools have gone co-ed, some question such institutions’ further relevance. 220 more words

Human And Civil Rights

What’s Going On in This Picture? | May 2, 2016 by THE LEARNING NETWORK


By THE LEARNING NETWORK

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. 26 more words

Ted Gilkey

UPDATE: Detroit teachers union calls for Monday sick-out; all but 3 schools closed now

UPDATE 7:00 a.m. (AP) – All but three of Detroit’s public schools are now closed for the day amid a sick-out by teachers protesting funding issues at the financially struggling district. 298 more words

News

E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | The Benefits of Being Bilingual by LARRY FERLAZZO


By LARRY FERLAZZO

In this post, English language learners read about the benefits of bilingualism, practice using prefixes, choose the best summary of a short passage and write their stance on speaking multiple languages. 11 more words

Ted Gilkey

Student Question | Where–and How–Do You Watch Movies? by SHANNON DOYNE


By SHANNON DOYNE

What do you find appealing or unappealing about seeing movies at a theater?

Published: May 2, 2016 at 12:00AM

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

Ted Gilkey