Most 16-year-olds say they don't deserve the vote – that's why they should get it

When my students told David Cameron not to lower the voting age, it proved they don’t have the sense of entitlement that blights politicians Continue reading…

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NUS Spurs Science Passion via Dental Sciences

Zara Lin is a STEM INC Educator and a staff of Science Centre. She has written many articles for the Singapore Scientist and for Science Spy. NUS Faculty of Dentistry academics hosted a Dental Science training workshop at Science Centre to inspire Science Educators with the problem-based learning approach On 7 April, Assistant Professor Jaya Seneviratne… Continue reading »

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The Learning Network: What’s Your Perfect Family Vacation?

What are the best family vacations you’ve ever been on? Where would you like to go if money and logistics were not factors? Why?

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New Book from Jay. Almost.

New Book from Jay. Almost.

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The draft of my new book, Aha!, 21 Ways to Work Smarter and Become Who You Are, is on sale for $12.
I don’t write books the way I used to. I have Lean Fever. Now I write the best I can rapidly and make it available for pioneering readers who provide feedback. Given enough iterations, this will be one fantastic book…

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Alexander Rich Dies at 90; Confirmed DNA’s Double Helix

Alexander Rich Dies at 90; Confirmed DNA’s Double HelixDr. Rich, a molecular biologist, spent nearly 60 years investigating DNA and RNA and helping puzzle out the structure of collagen.

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New York State to Adopt Uniform Bar Exam

New York State to Adopt Uniform Bar ExamThe state’s chief judge said he expected the move to result in a “domino effect” with the remaining states, given New York’s prominence in the legal world.

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Pushing back

Pushing back

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In a recent debate with my colleague on the Kirkpatrick model, our host/referee asked me whether I’d push back on a request for a course. Being cheeky, I said yes, but of course I know it’s harder than that.  And I’ve been mulling the question, and trying to think of a perhaps more pragmatic (and diplomatic ;) approach…

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AM News: Common Core Testing Resumes, & Scoring Begins

AM News: Common Core Testing Resumes, & Scoring Begins

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Ga. Schools Chief: Testing Snafu With Unknown Impact Is 'Unacceptable' State EdWatch: Problems with common-core-aligned exams mirror those in Montana and Nevada, but the Associated Press reports that the glitches are not as severe as in other states.
Louisiana Common Core tests resume with few boycotts, state says NOLA…

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | For-Profit Colleges Face a Loan Revolt by Thousands Claiming Trickery

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Girls 'should be tested less to allow them to make mistakes, fall in love,' says head

Girls should only be tested once at the end of their A-Level years and be allowed instead to go and live life and “make mistakes and fall in love”, head of top girls’ school says.

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