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11 reasons the face-to-face classroom is a wonderful, magical, one-of-a-kind place for students and professors.

1. Our aches, pains, and worries evaporate into nothing 95% of the time.

2. We all get to ask deep, powerful questions and have opportunities to hear perspectives from each other in real time. 141 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives

Cider under pressure

I had promised my students that we would have some of my awesome cider one day. They really worked hard this week, having their first big test, so yesterday I cooked up some cider with cinnamon sticks and sliced oranges. 268 more words


I queued 2 hours for Byron Burger

On Tuesday 6 October, Byron teamed up with the charity One Feeds Two in a bid to provide school meals for children living in some of the poorest communities in the world. 230 more words


Finnish Kids Don't Learn To Read In Kindergarten. They Turn Out Great Anyway.

This is a re-post from an article in The Huffington Post

Schools in the Nordic country prioritize play in early education.

In America, kindergarteners are expected to have a firm grasp on literacy. 376 more words


Back To School Part 2 -- How To Survive Exams/Midterms

SURVIVE AND CONQUER THIS YEARby taking care of yourself.

If you’re in school, whether it’s high school, college, or grad school, you’re likely approaching your first round of exams/midterms. 550 more words


Peter Greene: Do Students Really Need Data-Packs to Follow Them Everywhere?

Peter Greene notes that the corporate reformers are still pressing for more data on each student. There can never be enough data. When there is more than enough, then you have Big Data, where government and corporations can analyze mega-trends. 357 more words

Education Industry

#NewsEngagementDay at Texas State

Last Tuesday, October 6th, was News Engagement Day, an initiative started last year by the president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication aimed at getting young adults to pay more attention to the news. 198 more words