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The Supreme Court Begins its New...

Oyez, Oyez...The Supreme Court begins its new session the first Monday of October. Used by the Supreme Court Marshall to call the Supreme Court to order, the word OYEZ means “Hear Ye”. The word originates from the Latin word which means “to hear”. The Supreme Court hears a number of cases each year in which questions to the...

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Helping Teacher Candidates Manage...

Becoming a teacher can be as stressful or even more stressful than serving in the actual job.

Teacher candidates must complete rigorous coursework, and if enrolled in a clinical program, must also spend time in the classroom as interns. This adds another layer of pressure as they balance assignments and projects along with being formally observed in classroom settings. Not to mention, developmentally, many teacher candidates are at an age where they are just entering adulthood,...

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The Global Search For Education: A...

“In places like Malawi where we have a large number of learners, while inadequate teachers and resources, it helps a lot to let some children be taken care of by a digital teacher.”  – Saili Mwale

How can poor children in developing countries acquire reading, writing, and counting skills when there are...

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The Global Search for Education: Are We...

“If we are talking primary school, AI is probably moving too fast currently for it to make sense to try to integrate specific hot new ideas into the curriculum.  But providing a broader base of computer science education and some opportunity to try programming sounds like a good idea.” — Nick Bostrom 

In nearly...

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Gifted Student Identification: The...

I think some parallels can be drawn between identifying gifted students in the classroom and scouting for talents in sports.

For instance, baseball scouts operate on various levels (e.g. high school, college, minor league) when looking to recruit.  Baseball scouts also spend ample lengths of time observing players in their natural environment; they don’t base decisions generally on one occurrence but base their selections on repeated observations and gathering much data. Also,...

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The Global Search for Education:...

What is tolerance? Voltaire describes it as “the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other’s folly – that is the first law of nature.”

As the world becomes increasingly global, solutions to fighting bias because of an individual’s race, religion, sexual...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“Is it possible to study martial arts every day and know how to play the piano by adapting the data and skills we learned in martial arts to the piano? Or what about adapting the skills learned from ballet to cooking?  The answer is yes we can.” — Opher Brayer

We’ve seen the big data. The future of work is all about imagination, given that...

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