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Writing on Purpose

Can a simple writing assignment teach more than academic skills? A 9th grade English I class at Garinger High and a 10th grade English II class at Charlotte Country Day engaged in a Pen Pal project are learning the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Watch this Ted talk to learn from this teacher: … 9 more words

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Exclusive Test Data: Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills 

Results of a standardized measure of reasoning ability show many students fail to improve over four years—even at some flagship schools, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of nonpublic results. 334 more words

Mediasphere

What kind of world do I live in? #GE2017

This week in therapy I said, ‘I dream of living in a small cottage where I can walk outside and feel the grass under my bare feet.’ For me that is a dream of liberation, of peace and contentment. 878 more words

Politics

Middle-School Teacher Kills Self After Being Accused of Sex with Student 

Middle school teacher and married mother-of-three, 47, ‘kills herself in front of cops’ one day after she was accused of having sex with a student. 305 more words
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Hour of Code

Today’s, is World Science Day for Peace and Development and this site wanted to show you something very CS like. Honestly, we are not here made to the advancing computer programming and… 274 more words

People

Written Around Town - High School

There’s a wealth of local knowledge that is published in various local publications. This week I came across an interesting story in the May 29, 2012… 8 more words