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    Adding Coding to the Curriculum.
    The New York Times - Mar 23, 2014
    Estonia is teaching first graders how to create their own computer games and offering scholarships to entice more undergraduates into technology-driven disciplines. In England, an updated national...
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    Why most people, including me, like homework.
    The Washington Post - Mar 23, 2014
    Everyone seems angry about homework. The pitches I receive from experts on the subject are almost always about students getting too much of it. My recent column about Fairfax County teenager Maddy...
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    Generation of children left without vital skills.
    The Telegraph - Mar 23, 2014
    The Government is “letting down a generation” of children by failing to equip them with the skills needed to secure a good job, a former Conservative education secretary has warned.
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    Electric 'thinking cap' controls learning speed.
    Science Daily - Mar 23, 2014
    Caffeine-fueled cram sessions are routine occurrences on any college campus. But what if there was a better, safer way to learn new or difficult material more quickly? What if "thinking caps" were...
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    How to Help Students Brainstorm an Essay.
    Middleweb.com - Mar 23, 2014
    It amazes me that anyone can write an entire essay without a thesis. But I’ve seen it done. I think this is why so many students hate to write. They pour hours and hours into pages and pages, only to...
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    Inside the admissions process at George Washington University.
    The Washington Post - Mar 22, 2014
    Britt Freitag, an admissions officer at George Washington University, confessed she was “slightly nervous” about a candidate for the Class of 2018. His grades were solid, but not stellar. The student...
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    Nonprofit’s Exams To Replace FCAT Florida Achievement Tests.
    Education News - Mar 21, 2014
    A $220 million, six year contract to redesign Florida’s FCAT tests has been given to the Washington based non-profit American Institute for Research by the Florida State Department of Education....
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    Tech Projects That Support Big Ideas.
    The Journal - Mar 19, 2014
    Jennifer Anderson is an iPad U teacher at Heritage E-STEM Magnet School in West Saint Paul, MN. In this interview, she shares how she uses tablets and social media to help her students translate...
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    History vs. Hollywood: Who Gets the Story Right?
    Middleweb.com - Mar 19, 2014
    Hollywood has always loved docudramas — they were a staple of moviemaking in the 1940s and 50s and they’ve made a strong comeback in recent years, perhaps paralleling America’s interests in “reality...
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    Edcamps: Remixing Professional Development.
    Edutopia - Mar 19, 2014
    The term professional development (PD) has taken on many incarnations during the time I've been involved in education. When I first starting teaching, professional development was constructed in a...
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