Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Help for the Not So Needy


Help for the Not So Needy By CHRISTOPHER DREW, NYTimes


Many colleges and universities are offering sizable amounts of merit money, aid based mainly on academic promise. Here are some of them.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 13, 14, 15 Word Search Puzzle

Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 13, 14, 15 Word Search Puzzle

Vocabulary words from Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 13, 14, 15. 20 words per unit.

The 60 of 60 words appear in the puzzle.

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 10, 11, 12 Word Search Puzzle

Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 10, 11, 12 Word Search Puzzle

Vocabulary words from Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 10, 11, 12. 20 words per unit.

The 60 of 60 words appear in the puzzle.

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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Student Presidents

“We both have degrees from Harvard,” President Obama told the White House correspondents at this year’s annual roast. “I have one, he has two.” Pause. “What a snob.” Perhaps. With Mr. Obama (law) or Mitt Romney (law and business) in the White House, every president from 1989 to at least 2017 will have had a degree from Harvard or Yale. But the presidency has not always been elitist: 11 presidents never graduated college, and in the early years many had only a few years of formal schooling. We turned to the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, whose mission is to expand understanding of the presidency, for a history lesson. ANDREA KAYDA, NYTimes
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Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 07, 08, 09 Word Search Puzzle

Vocabulary words from Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 07, 08, 09. 20 words per unit.

The 60 of 60 words appear in the puzzle.

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Big Data on Campus


Big Data on Campus By MARC PARRY, NYTimes

Netflix meets Google meets academia. Data mining is reshaping the college experience.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

What is a Good Teacher Worth?

What is a Good Teacher Worth? By ANDREW C. REVKIN, NYTimes

How much is a good teacher worth -- literally and figuratively?

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Honor Code

Honor Code By DAVID BROOKS, NYTimes OpEd

It’s no longer debatable that boys are lagging in school. Serving them effectively is going to require some scrambling of educational culture.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 07, 08, 09 Word Search Puzzle

Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 07, 08, 09 Word Search Puzzle

Vocabulary words from Sadlier-Oxford Level G Units 07, 08, 09. 20 words per unit.

The 60 of 60 words appear in the puzzle.

For more info, see www.satverbalprep.net

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Monday, July 2, 2012

Fixing College

Fixing College By JEFF SELINGO, NYTimes OP-ED

Colleges and universities must mitigate a decade’s worth of unsustainable growth by looking for ways to lower costs, embrace technology and improve education.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

The Exam: Preparing for China's College Entrance Test



The Exam: Preparing for China's College Entrance Test NYTimes

Test That Can Determine the Course of Life in China Gets a Closer Examination
By EDWARD WONG, NYTimes
Debate appears to have grown more heated over the value of the gaokao, the test at the end of high school that is believed to set the course of one’s life.