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Debunker Club, Brexit, an online paradox, AL boot camp school, primo preschools, y mas: Required Readings, 07.05.16

Join the Debunker Club by suggesting source material about the intersection of neuroscience and learning: peer-reviewed articles, real-world case studies, online videos, blog posts, or your own well-reasoned opinion. A view of Brexit from academia, from PHD (Piled Higher and Deeper) Comics. Those interested in further implications of Brexit for science should check out …

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No-nonsense nurturing, rural schools, lying law schools, not-so-brainy games, and more: Required Readings, 01.11.16

The no-nonsense nurturing approach to classroom management: “keeping expectations high by only praising outstanding effort” or “too much emphasis on compliance, not engagement”? The unique challenges and opportunities in America’s rural schools A lawsuit against the Thomas Jefferson School of Law regarding false job-placement statistics will proceed, per a California judge. What does …

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Anti-evolutionaries, bible school accreditation, not-so-mandatory religion classes, mindfulness, and more: Required Readings, 01.25.15

Just when you think the American anti-science forces out there have turned their attention from teaching creationism to focusing on climate change denial, they return to their favorite scientific boogeyman. January 2015 has seen proposed legislation in Indiana, Missouri, Montana, and Oklahoma to allow teachers to address “scientific controversies” such as those that (in …

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G’town not Catholic enough, libraries beyond books, UTexas regent fight, and bias in classroom evaluations: Required Readings, 5.13.14

To begin our Required Readings for this Tuesday the 13th, the Vatican has responded to Exorcist author William Peter Blatty’s petition asking that Georgetown University be stripped of the Catholic and Jesuit labels because, in his opinion, the school nor the student body are Catholic enough. Specifically, he was concerned that …

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Required Readings, 25 August 2013

God smites Creation Museum worker (he was probably gay), religious education doesn’t make children more intelligent and other news today in your Required Readings. Good morning everyone, have a nice read and enjoy your Sunday! TURKEY: Is it possible to manifest religion or belief in teaching and education? – it would …

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