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Psychedelic history of Japan turns learning into an acid trip

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The best way to learn about the history of any country is from a history book or, at the very least, a history documentary. But if you’re too slacker to even sit still for an hour of TV docu-history, one YouTube user promises to give you the entire history of Japan in just nine minutes

“History of Japan” is Bill Wurtz’s attempt to encapsulate the country’s history through the use of colorful animations, still images and a rapid-fire voice-over explaining some of the more tricky parts….

Teacher unleashes Facebook tirade about why she is quitting after 30 years

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Many teachers have it real tough, and one Australian teacher has had enough

Kathy Margolis, from Brisbane in Australia, posted an open letter on Facebook Tuesday, dishing the dirt on why she decided to quit after spending almost her entire working life in the profession

The letter, which she says was intended for the Courier-Mail newspaper, detailed the reasons why teaching is such a difficult job and claimed the education system is in crisis

‘What do we need? Love’: Students in Syria tell UK kids about life in school

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LONDON — Students in Syria have been discussing their education with their counterparts over in the UK on Skype, and both groups have learnt a great deal about their foreign peers.

Schoolchildren from Palestine School in the Syrian capital of Damascus and east London’s Oaklands School have taken part in a series of three “virtual classroom exchanges” across January that aimed to see both groups discuss ideas for the international response to education amid the global refugee crisis.

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The SAT is changing, but will it increase access to higher education?

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Starting in March 2016, students will be taking a new version of the SAT. The

Elementary school principal dies saving students from oncoming bus

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A school bus outside an Indianapolis-area elementary school jumped forward and hopped a curb on Tuesday, suddenly driving toward students waiting outside. Their principal, Susan Jordan, shoved them out of the way

The students were sent to a hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries

Amy Beverland Elementary school and education officials around Indianapolis paid tribute to Jordan on Tuesday as they…

Quora Turns 80M Visitors Into Q&A Bounty Hunters With Knowledge Prizes

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Quora Turns 80M Visitors Into Q&A Bounty Hunters With Knowledge Prizes

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Quora Turns 80M Visitors Into Q&A Bounty Hunters With Knowledge Prizes

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The Secular Education Model that should Terrify American Christians

Conservatives and Christians have been concerned about the education system in the United States for decades. Some would say that when we took the Bible out of schools, we started the downfall of American culture. At this point, I won’t even try to stir up that discussion. The battle lines have been drawn much further to the left. Today, we must start by trying to prevent America from becoming like Iceland.

Yes, Iceland.

The results of a disturbing study show that in less than one…

The Secular Education Model that should Terrify American Christians

Conservatives and Christians have been concerned about the education system in the United States for decades. Some would say that when we took the Bible out of schools, we started the downfall of American culture. At this point, I won’t even try to stir up that discussion. The battle lines have been drawn much further to the left. Today, we must start by trying to prevent America from becoming like Iceland.

Yes, Iceland.

The results of a disturbing study show that in less than one…