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Growing up digital, wired for distraction

Students have always faced distractions and time-wasters. But computers and cellphones, and the constant stream of stimuli they offer, pose a profound new challenge to focusing and learning.

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´╗┐Europeans Open Virtual Exhibition Space

Europeana, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, has launched two online exhibitions:
Reading Europe which showcases the full texts of 1,000 of Europeana’s most fascinating books, from medieval cookbooks to 18th century English bestsellers.
Reshaping Art Nouveau includes a remarkable collection of Art Nouveau  images of everything from domestic furnishings and decorative art to architecture and advertising.

Alberta weighs raising school-dropout age

Alberta students looking to drop out of high school at 16 could soon be legally required to stay an extra year.

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Fighting Bullying with Babies

This article from The New York Times’ Opinion Pages features an innovative program that may aid in the fight against bullying.

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BCTF Research publishes new study: The Worklife of BC Teachers in 2009

BCTF Research publishes new study: The Worklife of BC Teachers in 2009

The BCTF Research study “The Worklife of BC Teachers in 2009′ is now online on the BCTF web site:

http://www.bctf.ca/IssuesInEducation.aspx?id=21498.