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  • buddingSTEM new clothing line for girls
    Science meets fashion in new line for girls by buddingSTEM
    Young girls are told more and more that they can do and be anything. Still, girl’s clothing does not reflect the full breadth of possibilities available, especially in the world of science. Enter buddingSTEM, a new science-themed clothing...
  • Undercover footage of another U.S. university sympathetic to Islamic State
    Undercover footage of another U.S. university sympathetic to Islamic State
    Last week,Jeff Dunetzreported on an undercover video by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas, which showed a dean at Cornell University counseling what he believed to be a student on how to set up a pro-Islamic State club on campus. For...
  • authentic assessments
    20 Sites for Authentic Assessments
    Here’s a good collection for both summative and formative assessments:Class badgesGrading automatically w G. Docs–FlubarooHollywood Sq/Jeopardy TemplatesJeopardy LabsNo Red Ink–track student learning, create quizzes, CC-based...
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    Colorado legislature considering measure addressing racist Native mascots
    Warning: This article contains racial epithets and words that you may find offensive. Proceed at your own risk.A proposal passed the House Education Committee in Colorado on Monday and is set for a floor debate and vote during this session. The...
  • Education news: Parents climbing the walls of school to help students cheat? Say what?
    Parents helping students cheat on tests in school? Strange crime makes big news
    Cheating in the classroom is never a good thing, but it seems unbelievable to hear that a considerable number of parents are being charged with helping their students cheat on school tests. In Bihar, India, this week, over 300 people were placed...
  • A Gathering of Social Media Logos
    The role of social media in the promotion of makeup artists
    As a makeup artist, there is one thing to remember: an artist is their own brand. This is a business, and like any business, a makeup artist must be concerned with promotion and advertising. When budgetary restrictions hold an artist back from...
  • Upper Darby School District logo
    Upper Darby and the charter school questions
    Upper Darby School District has announced a new policy of that will require all “cyber and brick and mortar” charter students to register with the district to directly confirm residency.. The policy is to take place in the 2015- 2016...
  • GameTime is a leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment for schools.
    Fresno Unified School District recognized by GameTime
    GameTime, a leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment for schools, and supplier partner to U.S. Communities, recently helped raise awareness for underprivileged students in California. During the recent U.S. Communities 2015 Annual...
  • Tucson teacher and author Brad McQueen at Senate Education hearing
    Arizona Senate Education Committee passes Common Core repeal bill
    The Arizona Senate Education Committee, led by State Sen. Kelli Ward (R), approved a measure Thursday, 5-2, calling for thereplacement of Common Core standards.HB2190, sponsored by Rep. Mark Finchem (R), will now move to Senate COW and Senate...
  • Classroom
    Upcoming trends in the education industry
    If you watch the education industry news at all, it is clear that the way we learn is changing every day. With the population having reached seven billion people in 2012, it is not hard to see why. As these seven billion people gradually evolve,...
  • Education Tools
    Educational Tools You Barely Knew Existed
    The Internet has revolutionized the way how people get information, acquire knowledge and learn. When you search online, there are a lot of interesting websites, tools and platforms that you can use for educational purposes. Oftentimes, there are...
  • The characters included in the Fairy Tale STEM Kits.
    Using Fairy Tales to Build STEM Skills
    Toys and games can prove to be extremely beneficial for a child’s flourishing cognitive development and Lakeshore Learning Materials is a company that is dedicated to producing such top-quality educational toys for children ages birth to...
  • Pearson’s “Monitoring” of PARCC Test-Takers
    Pearson’s “Monitoring” of PARCC Test-Takers
    Last Thursday, Elizabeth Jewett, Superintendent of Watchung Hills Regional High School Districtin Warren, N.J., was notified that Pearson had issued a "priority 1 alert" for a test item breach within one of her schools. According to the...
  • Kanye West
    Kanye West to receive honorary doctorate degree from Art Institute of Chicago
    Controversial rapper Kanye West has said that he is receiving a huge honor in the near future. According to People on Monday, while being interviewed by Clique – a French media source – West revealed that he will be receiving an...
  • Students
    How the Internet is lowering student performance
    Before the advent of the Internet, students and scholars had to go through the natural process of researching, outlining, paraphrasing, and writing down their homework. Although this was an arduous task, it was necessary for developing intellect...