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  • Indonesian women using mobile phones
    What does access to mobile phone technology mean for women?
    Mobile technology is the most rapidly adopted technology in history. The mobile phone revolution has not only transformed the way we communicate but also the way in which we live our lives. Since mobile technology has become increasingly...
  • Op-Ed: Opposing Kathleen Wynne's sex-ed agenda doesn't make you 'homophobic'
    Op-Ed: Opposing Kathleen Wynne's sex-ed agenda doesn't make you 'homophobic'
    Last month, the Ontario Liberal government released the latest sex-ed curriculum, which drew a positive reaction from much of the general public. However, there were 500 people that demonstrated outside of Queen’s Park, prompting the premier...
  • bid data
    Data-Driven Decision Making in Education
    It’s all about the data these days in the world of education. It’s what accrediting bodies are asking for, it’s what principals, school boards and districts are asking for and it’s essentially what we need to make proper...
  • A woman and her tutor
    How to earn extra cash by tutoring others
    Tutoring can be a great way to earn extra money and to build one's own skill set. Tutors can add this experience to their resumes to show that they are good at training and mentoring others. Potential tutors may not understand how to get...
  • Kathleen Wynne and Ben Levin
    Educate the Parents First
    Defamation: Any intentional false communication, either written (libel) or spoken (slander), that harms a person’s reputation; decreases the respect, regard or confidence in which a person is held; or induces disparaging, hostile or...
  • writing finals
    Cool Resources to Power Up for Writing Finals
    Students dread the thought of having to prepare and to finally take the finals. What more if you have to gear up for writing finals? Not every student is skilled enough when it comes to writing. When asked to submit an essay or any other written...
  • Roger Beckett and Lamar Alexander
    Lamar Alexander honored for his work promoting civics, history education
    Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander (R) accepted the 2015 John M. Ashbrook Award bestowed by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in a brief ceremony at the Library of Congress on March 4.The Ohio-based Ashbrook Center has presented the annual...
  • Concealed weapon permits allowed in public schools? New legislation in education
    Education news: Should guns be allowed in US schools? Concealed weapons reviewed
    A persistent question is under scrutiny this week: should guns be allowed in US schools? Some legislators across the nation are reportedly reviewing the rights for individuals with valid concealed weapon permits to bring their guns onto public...
  • Teacher placed on leave after reading graphic gay sex poem to students
    Teacher placed on leave after reading graphic gay sex poem to students
    A South Windsor, Connecticut teacher has been placed on leave after reading a “highly inappropriate” poem out loud in front of his English Class. The nature of the poem, which contained language describing gay sexual acts, outraged...
  • Common Core
    Nationwide boycott of Common Core Exams
    Standardized tests centered on Common Core standards had a shaky start across the country as tech issues inundated the exam in some areas and provoked student demonstrations in others. From now till then end of March, school-age children in 43...
  • Bitterroot Buggers
    Bitterroot Buggers need volunteers
    Bitter Root Trout Unlimited is in need of volunteers for the March 3 Buggers class. A number of the regular instructors have a prior commitment and cannot assist. Please come down and help us out with BRTU's flagship program.The 18th annual...
  • EdcampDetroit 2015
    Annual Edcamp Detroit 2015 set for May 9th
    This is the most “uncoference” any academicians would likely ever attend. Edcamp 2015 promises shoulder-to-shoulder networking opportunities as teachers, curriculum developers, administrators, and staff from a wide variety of...
  • Colic Awareness
    Colic Awareness Month
    Are you colic-aware? Did you know that colic, a condition where otherwise healthy newborn babies cry for more than three hours a day, for three days a week, for more than three weeks in a row, affects an estimated 20 percent of newborns in the U.S...
  • South Carolina college denies banning homosexuality after two athletes came out
    South Carolina college denies banning homosexuality after two athletes came out
    A small Christian college in South Carolina has made big headlines after reports surfaced that the private school put a “ban” on homosexuality after two volleyball players came out as gay in March 2014. According to a Feb. 28 report by...
  • Montel Williams
    Exclusive: Montel Williams talks public schools, his standout talk show memory
    Although perhaps known to America as the charismatic host of his own long-running talk show, Montel Williams is also a passionate advocate for the nation's public school system, and is currently volunteering as an advocate for the National...