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  • READER SUBMITTED: Teachers Connect In Summer Learning Opportunities

    Like their students, teachers across the state look forward to their summer vacation. This summer, many teachers will be taking some of their time to continue learning. More than 3,000 educators across the country will attend Invitational and Advanced Institutes through the National Writing Project (NWP), taking advantage of a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of how best to teach writing in the digital age. Dozens of teachers from across Connecticut will be attending institutes run by Connecticut Writing Project (CWP) sites at UCONN, Central Connecticut State University, and Fairfield University. In addition to face-to-face programs, many CWP and NWP teacher-leaders will be participating in Making Learning Connected, an eight-week online collaborative learning opportunity. Making Learning Connected engages participants in exploring new digital tools during "Make" projects, while sharing reflections with colleagues across the country and around the world.
  • U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

    U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says
    U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday. The survey, which...

    Go for top student dollars in aid and internships

    DEAR JOYCE: I would like to go to graduate school but the vision of racking up thousands and thousands of dollars from day one of grad school --instead of after graduation -- is scary. Ideas? -- S.G. Yes, graduate degree debt is scary, but do check the...

    HU professor pens book on STEM education

    HU professor pens book on STEM education
    Hampton University education professor Clair Berube recently released a book about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that focuses on problem-based learning, according to a news release. The book, titled "STEM and the City,"...

    U.S. wants states to give best teachers to students who need them most

    U.S. wants states to give best teachers to students who need them most
    The U.S. Department of Education announced a new initiative Monday to help states put "great educators" in schools with the neediest students. The department said that too often school districts "shortchange" black and Hispanic youngsters and kids from...