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Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' : NPR Ed : NPR - 54 views

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    Something we probably all know, but it's good that new confirming evidence is being accrued.
mrboettcher

On The Media: Transcript of "The Influence of Gaming" (December 31, 2010) - 25 views

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    Some students may actually be picking up positive traits from being a "gamer".
Sydney Lacey

The ABCs Of Saving A Failing School : NPR - 19 views

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    First in a series of NPR reports on School Makeovers. Transcript and link to audio of broadcast. "If a school is consistently failing and kids aren't learning, shut it down. Start over with new teachers and administrators willing to do something dramatically different. Closing failing schools and turning them around has been in vogue since No Child Left Behind, and now the Obama Administration is embracing the idea. It's even offering millions of dollars to school districts to help them do it."
Russ Goerend

NPR : Homework: How Much is Too Much? - 1 views

  • Some influential researchers say homework does little to improve a student's academic abilities. Others believe homework is excessive, and doing more harm than good.
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