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We're All Nerds Here

Taylor Nunley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Taylor Nunley

The National Student Leadership Conference regardless of the place, regardless of the subject (law, medicine, theater, etc.), is the best experience any of us could've ever asked for.

Top 10 Ways to Improve Student Achievement and Create Learners

Pam Lowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Pam Lowe

Over the course of my educational experience I've collected a list of criteria that I believe create an atmosphere ripe for improving student achievement. Here I will call it: Top 10 Ways to Improve Student Achievement and Create Learners.

Inspiring Learners with Technology... and no Electricity (VIDEO)

Ewan McIntosh | Posted 03.31.2014 | Education
Ewan McIntosh

In nine years of observing teachers' technology use in the classroom, and seeing what little impact thousands of dollars of technology can have, Moliehe's classroom is a lesson to us all on how to get the most out of what we have.

Educate to Innovate: The White House Science Fair Kickoff

Wilson To | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Wilson To

The White House Science Fair launches a week of activities that concludes with the USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo on the National Mall this weekend, all of which are part of the Educate to Innovate campaign.

Don't Jail Me Bro! Bail Me Out Mr. Prof Man

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

My classroom syllabus says: No legal advice questions! Yet, I still get telephone calls from students, usually when it's too late -- after they have a court date.

Five Ways to Ace College Exams

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

Except on open-ended questions, professors are usually looking for some specific responses. Why make that professor search all throughout your flowery paragraphs for those answers?

The Case for Humor in the College Classroom

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

As college professors nationwide prepare for a new academic year, my message for them is simple: Lighten up! Your students just might engage and learn.

Invitees to President Obama's UT-Austin Speech: Get Out of Afghanistan, War's Failing, Set a Timetable

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

Today, President Obama came to my town to give an invite-only speech at the University of Texas. Lacking an invite, I wondered what people with invites had to say about the Afghanistan War.

Travis Masse, Former Broomfield High School Wrestling Coach, Arrested Over Student Sex Allegations

Boulder Daily Camera | Michael Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A former Broomfield High School wrestling coach and teacher was arrested Tuesday for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. Travis ...

Astoria Characters: The Itinerant Romantic

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

This is a love story. You know, boy meets girl. Boy gets girl. Girl gets boy. To follow her to New York.

College: Debt and Diplomas

Daniel Haarburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Daniel Haarburger

There is a great myth that universities are becoming more accessible and widely democratized. But the financial burden for students is becoming only more and more crippling.

An iPad for Every Seton Hill University Student

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ramon Nuez

Like it or not the iPad has had an exceptional weekend -- now it's time to see how the platform will be used. Seton Hall will be giving an iPad to every full time student.

On The Road With Krishna Das

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

this week I'm on tour playing guitar with Krishna Das. Hanging with KD and the posse is always about dharma and music mixed together --- my favorite combo.

Meeting Our Minds: Is Meditation Practical?

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

We rarely if ever look at the "I" that's making our everyday assumptions. Our meditation practice, rather then being theoretical or metaphysical, is extremely personal and direct -- it's highly experiential.

March 4 LIVE BLOG: Student Day Of Action

Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Leah Finnegan

Today, March 4, is the Day of Action to Defend Public Education, a movement that originated in California last fall in response to threats of staggeri...

Finding A Spiritual Teacher

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

It is essential that the teacher is thoroughly trained herself and completely personifies what is being presented. Sometimes the teachings at this level are called transmission or "ear whispered."

Guest Authors: Two Young Americans On What Obama's Inauguration Meant To Them

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Today marks the one-year anniversary of President Barack Hussein Obama's term in office. I thought long and hard about how to mark this event, especi...

Deepak Chopra Picks World's Most Powerful Teachers

forbes.com | Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Deepak Chopra picks the world's most powerful teachers....

Morgan Park Teacher Had Sex With Student, Impregnated Her: Lawsuit

southtownstar.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A former Morgan Park High School student is suing the Chicago Public Schools and a teacher who allegedly impregnated her after having sex with her on ...