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News flash. Treasured summer reading list tradition in danger

History Tech

And one consequence of the altered agenda is that my summer reading list, a treasured tradition dating back to the summer following my first year of teaching middle school, is now […] Let’s just say that my May and June did not go as planned and leave it at that.

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What Pottery Reveals about Prehistoric Central European Culinary Traditions

Anthropology.net

Recently published in PLOS ONE 1 , research by scientists from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and the State Office for Heritage Management and Archaeology (LDA) of Saxony-Anhalt explores the rich tapestry of culinary traditions spanning from the Early Neolithic to the Late Bronze Age.

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Schools bar Native students from wearing traditional regalia at graduation

The Hechinger Report

It was a moment she’d been waiting for since her freshman year — not just to graduate from high school, but also to wear her traditional Yup’ik headdress and mukluks. The traditional Yup’ik headdress Andrew wore at graduation is made of sealskin, beaver and wolf fur and trimmed with black and gold beads.

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OPINION: Let’s change our approach to traditionally overlooked students

The Hechinger Report

To start with, colleges must consider factors other than the traditional standardized scores when recruiting underserved students from communities with few economic, health and educational resources. Understandably, reports indicating that higher education is heading toward a looming enrollment cliff have university administrators nervous.

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Ditching Traditional Grades & My Online Gradebook

Catlin Tucker

This summer I read Starr Stackstein’s book Hacking Assessment: 10 Ways to Go Gradeless in a Traditional Grades School. In her book, Stackstein chronicles her journey ditching grades in a traditional school setting and offers some excellent strategies a teacher can use to go gradeless.

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Trading in Traditional Notebooks for Multimedia Blogs

Catlin Tucker

School traded in their traditional notebooks for multimedia digital blogs using Blogger. Students can organize their multimedia binders similarly to their traditional binders with tabs for different classes. I’ve often wondered how useful these binders are and how often students sift through their papers to review information.

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As more youth struggle with behavior and traditional supports fall short, clinicians are partnering with lawyers to help

The Hechinger Report

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