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Gallery of New Tech Making Impact in Education

“Digital breakthroughs are changing the way we learn: our gallery picks out some winning ideas, from surgery augmented by Google Glass to cats teaching Spanish” http://www.theguardian.com/education/gallery/2014/feb/05/technology-shake-up-education

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“50 Different Views of Education”

“Education sprouts in many forms depending on how you look at it. Our views of what it should look like and how it should materialize depend on our value of it and our experience with it. What if a class … Continue reading

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Langara Breaks Ground on New Science Building

“There were several politicians at Langara yesterday to turn the sod on the college’s futuristic-looking Science and Technology Building. The 12,000-square-metre structure will aim for a LEED Gold certification and is expected to open in 2016.” http://www.straight.com/blogra/544316/langara-moves-forward-snazzy-new-science-education-hub

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New value-centered university rating systems

“Purists might regard such bottom-line calculations as an insult to the intellectual, social and civic value of education. But dollars-and-cents tabulations like that one (which was compiled by Washington Monthly), are the fastest-growing sector of the college rankings industry, with ever … Continue reading

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New Equipment through Generous Donation

“Up to 400 students will be able to use the new equipment and labs at the Mary Uniac Health Sciences Centre at St. Clair College thanks to a donation from her husband.” http://blackburnnews.com/chatham/chatham-news/2013/10/20/donation-furthers-health-care-education/

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Homeschooling Offers New Approaches to Education

“Joleen Thomas always knew she wanted to home-school her children. A 37-year-old mother of three, Thomas believed teaching her children at home was the best thing for her family. “When I was in University in Guelph taking science I would … Continue reading

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