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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


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


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


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


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


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

Published: May 2, 2016 at 12:00AM

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Ted Gilkey