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Sensitive school subjects are not dangerous, they are essential to education

The Governor of Florida and his team made national news by rejecting textbooks recommended for use in elementary and middle school math classrooms. Their objections are apparently based on claims that 41% of the books continued to rely on outdated Common Core standards, included references to critical race theory, and/or included passages related to social […]

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Coding and robotics become school subjects in 2023. These are the careers they open up.

“What was considered in demand 10 years ago probably won’t be in demand 10 years from now.” Photo: Getty Images The Department of Basic Education is about to introduce Coding and Robotics as subjects in line with its 2022/2023 Annual Performance Plan. The materials have been tested in primary classes and will be tested in […]

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Reviews | Connect School Subjects to Real Life to Spark Curiosity | Opinion

Unsplash | CDC Waking up at 7 a.m. to go to class and start working on mundane exercises you can’t relate to, taking work home, and shaping your day around the schedules other people have set. Regardless of what is taught, our imposed habits and attitudes around school are already a bit dark. American education […]

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A no-nonsense guide to high school subject folder colors

The other day, I came across an incredible shitpost-slash-meme that sparked such heated debate that I feared the PEDESTRIAN group cat would never know peace again. The premise was simple: a photo of several colored plastic folders – much like the ones that weighed down our high school backpacks – and a question that asked […]

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South Africa to introduce new school subjects from next year

The Ministry of Basic Education has announced plans to introduce several new school subjects into the curriculum over the coming year. In its 2022/2023 annual performance plan released this week, the department said this will include large-scale implementation of coding and robotics for grades R-3 and 7 in the 2023 academic year. A pilot curriculum […]

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Ongoing discussions for more school subjects to be written in indigenous languages: Motshekga – SABC News

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said discussions were underway to have more school subjects written in indigenous languages. She believes that learners understand the education system much better when taught in their own mother tongue.Motshekga was giving the keynote address on the second day of the International Mother Language Day seminar at East London in […]

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“It’s criminal!” Parents fear Malaysian school subjects are too difficult for children to learn

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. Education is a fundamental human right that gives us the ability to progress and opportunities to rise from disparity. But what happens when acquiring knowledge becomes too difficult? This was the question asked by parents who felt that their children’s curriculum and curriculum was […]

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Google search trends reveal which school subjects parents need help the most – FE News

Since COVID-19 forced schools to close nationwide, parents have had to brush up on their academic skills to help tutor their children at home. A @ClarksShoes survey of over 1,000 UK parents, combined with an analysis of @Google search trends, reveals all about the locked home schooling experience. Commissioned by Clarks, the survey found that […]

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High school shooting; subjects in detention

Police on Daniels Court after two subjects were apprehended. POUGHKEEPSIE – More gunfire in the town of Poughkeepsie as police responded to a report of gunfire on the grounds of Poughkeepsie High School on Monday afternoon. Two subjects were taken into custody and a firearm was recovered. Police responded to reports of gunfire shortly after […]

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Filming in high school; subjects in custody

Police on Daniels Court after two subjects were apprehended. POUGHKEEPSIE – More gunfire in the town of Poughkeepsie as police responded to a report of shots being fired on the grounds of Poughkeepsie High School on Monday afternoon. Two suspects were taken into custody and a firearm was recovered. Police responded to reports of gunfire […]

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The pandemic left many months behind in school subjects: NPR

NPR’s Michel Martin chats with Hechinger Report reporter Jill Barshay to discuss what we know about pandemic ‘learning loss’ and how educators can address it. MICHEL MARTIN, ANIMATOR: Let’s move on to a topic that we know concerns many parents and teachers. After more than a year of distance learning, teachers are starting to notice […]

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Match 5 Star Wars characters to the school subjects they would teach

Star Wars is full of unique characters who have niche talents, passions, and are able to communicate effectively with others. Some of these characters are teachers, and those who are not have the potential to be competent educators. As a new school year approaches, it’s worth taking a look at some of these characters and […]

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China bans for-profit tutoring in basic school subjects – document

People stand outside the headquarters of the New Oriental Education & Technology Group in Beijing, China on November 25, 2016. REUTERS / Thomas Peter / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Rules in policy document are stricter than expected Shares of education companies plunge Policy aimed at reducing the […]

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Choosing your subjects in high school doesn’t have to be scary. Here are 6 things to keep in mind

This is the first article in a series that provides students with evidence-based advice on choosing subjects during their senior years. Starting in August of each year, students in grade 10 go through a series of interviews to get closer to their choice of subjects for grades 11 and 12. They are given a portfolio […]

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Teacher advocates for black history teaching in all school subjects UK

6 April 2021, 13:30 | Updated: April 6, 2021, 3:16 PM Teacher and former union president Michelle Codrington-Rogers called for black history to be taught in all subjects in British schools. Michelle Codrington-Rogers, former president of the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT), spoke to LBC after filing a motion to have […]

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Curro launches new e-learning solution with 20 school subjects

Curro Holdings, the independent education provider listed by JSE, has launched Curro Choice – an online learning offering that expands the range of subjects available to every Curro high school student nationwide. Curro Choice offers a range of subjects, ranging from Languages ​​(isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, and French) to Accounting, Computer Application Technology (CAT), AP Mathematics, […]

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Why South Africa is getting new school subjects – instead of updating the ones it has

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga provided more information on the introduction of coding and robotics as subjects in South African schools – and why these subjects have not. not integrated into existing school subjects. Responding to a recent parliamentary written question and answer, Motshekga said that the Coding and Robotics program for R-9 levels was […]

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School subjects can be re-taught, dropped or reduced in England | Secondary schools

Pupils starting secondary school in England may need to ‘relearn’ subjects they missed during the coronavirus lockdown, while others may learn a narrower range of subjects or drop out of GCSE courses to help them catch up, according to official government guidelines for reopening schools in September. However, Gavin Williamson, the Education Secretary for England, […]

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Taking music lessons may improve performance in other school subjects

Photo (c) singebusinessimages – Getty Images While musical talent is not easy for all consumers, taking music lessons in high school can actually benefit students of other subjects. Researchers at the University of British Columbia explained that a music budget is usually the first to be cut, but after seeing improvements in English, math and […]

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School subjects strongly influence whether girls study Stem in middle school

New research has shown that fewer girls than boys choose to study Stem subjects in college because of the choices they make at the Leaving Cert level. The Understanding Gender Differences in STEM study, published by the economic research center UCD, reveals that the subjects that female students choose to study during the Leaving Cert […]

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Schools in the region integrate robotics into school subjects | Local news

Robots are taking over Washington County, or at least the art class and after-school programs at Claysville Elementary School and the Fort Cherry School District. Thanks to a recent Spark Grant for Early Learning from the Sprout Foundation, fourth-grade students at Claysville Elementary School learned how to build “art robots”. Art robots, or drawing machines, […]

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Cudahy MS FLEX courses allow students to immerse themselves in the passions of school subjects

CUDAHY – Every day, students at Cudahy Middle School have the chance to be ninjas or cross a bridge over a raging river. Thanks to the newly created flexible classes, students can immerse themselves in their areas of interest or spend more time learning a certain subject during the school day, such as working on […]

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What school subjects are missing from the modern curriculum?

What class or subject would you like to see become mandatory training for students in Alberta? That’s the question Edmonton AM asked listeners on Wednesday morning. Money management has turned out to be a hot topic … @MarkConnollyCBC @CBCEdmonton Personal finance. Implications of savings, compound interest, loans, interest, credit, and debt. –@ TeamCanada1 @MarkConnollyCBC Your […]

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Why Finland is abandoning traditional school subjects in favor of subjects

Finland, a country with some of the most liberal attitudes in the world towards learning, is undergoing a radical overhaul of its education system. It already has one of the best performing school systems in the world and is widely regarded as a model of education, but it is now considering dropping individual subjects in […]

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Connected learning: linking students’ passions to school subjects

Ito says another great example of connected learning can be found at Youth Radio. The youth-led media organization channels the passions of young people into education and vocational training. For example, the poetry group inside Youth Radio, Remix Your Life, helps build students’ writing, public speaking and presentation skills while providing us with a way […]