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Teacher focuses on giving during holiday season



Teaching is largely about giving, asserts educator Terry Heick. In this blog post, he writes that, among other things, he plans to give his whole self to teaching, give others the benefit of the doubt… Read More

U. of Va. vows "zero tolerance" for campus sexual assault


  • Chronicle of Higher Education (free content), The

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors adopted a "zero tolerance" policy toward sexual assault at an emergency meeting this week after a magazine article over the school's handling of a past all… Read More

EdTech survey: Competency-based education


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Is competency-based learning a fit for K-12? This month, we asked SmartBrief on EdTech readers about their plans to adopt this model and whether it's right for K-12. Here's what they said. Read More

How to land a job during the final round of interviews



Employers are usually judging whether a candidate will fit with their organization during the final round of interviews, suggest Lily Zhang, career development specialist for Massachusetts Institute o… Read More