Category: Education

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Admission Scandal Snares Celebs Among Others

Getting your kid into college by buying a building is a very old joke when it comes to the wealthy and institutions of higher learning. Tax fraud, racketeering, obstruction of justice, and money laundering are not nearly as funny.

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I, Too, Became That Parent

We never thought that we would be the type of parents to consider private school. And yet.

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Ordinary World: Education

Your Ordinary World Education links ft stories on active shooter drills, does homeworks work, hand notetaking, speech, big science, grade inflation & more

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Ordinary World: Education

Ordinary World: Education from Ordinary Times and Scott J. Davies with links to stories about higher ed, charter schools, community college, elite schools, quality of education and more for you to read, share, & discuss.

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Is Online Education Living Up To Its Potential?

Online learning is going to be an ever-growing aspect of education in the future, particularly at the tertiary level. It is imperative that online courses become more effectively designed and accessible in order to maximise the benefits for students.

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The Deliberative Society and the Paradox of Political Engagement

We have arrived at a paradoxical position: our democratic institutions require our participation for their continued legitimacy and health, but a sudden surge of political engagement is currently driving their instability and stress-testing them to breaking point.

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Is The Lambda School Model The Future of Higher Education?

The level of student debt accrued by students has skyrocketed in recent years. At the same time, the benefits of obtaining a bachelor’s degree and the ensuing debt that goes along with it has been diminishing. The current model of higher education, it would appear, is ripe for disruption.

Enter Lambda School

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A Tale of Two Falwells

It’s easy to see the vestiges of Falwell, Sr.’s “I Love America” rallies in President Trump’s MAGA spectacles. Falwell the younger has evolved from organizing conservative Christians to mastering how to monetize them. With Donald Trump and the future of America as the new pitch, they have been politically weaponized.

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Ordinary World: Education

Ordinary World: Education with stories and links on learning, education, teaching, tutoring, and much more from Scott Davies and Ordinary Times.

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Are Finland’s Schools Really the Gold Standard?

It is a given that at some point during almost any discussion about school reform, a reference to Finland’s education system will arise. However, a closer look at Finland’s education system and reforms raises questions about the popular narrative of its education system.

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Ordinary World: Education

Your Ordinary World for 19 Nov 2018 with Education links from Scott J. Davies covering everything from education, learning, school choice, social and emotional learning, higher ed enrollment, and more. Read, share, and discuss.

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Ordinary World: Education

Your Ordiniary World for Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018, and Scott J. Davies brings us education themed links about, teaching, learning, studetns, and more.