When I score an essay, it often looks like someone killed a chicken on it. It’s covered with question marks, slashed phrases, circled errors, and marginal comments – all in bright red ink. I usually line out a quarter to a third of the verbiage.
Imagine a classroom where students “like” a Facebook group dedicated to microbiology, live-tweet their laboratory discoveries, post a step-by-step instruction video of their research project on YouTube and publish their results on a school blog. When it comes to meshing social media and education, the possibilities are endless.
States are making little or no progress in providing affordable college opportunities or improving college completion rates for their residents, says a report released today by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education. The findings come as states face massive budget shortfalls that threaten higher-education funding, and the U.S. continues to lag behind other advanced nations on measures of higher-education performance.
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Many high school students have a difficult experience with their first classic literature assignment. So how do we break the barriers between literature and learning?