Archive for Education

Lesson Plans from The New York Times

Throughout the year, The New York Times publishes lesson plans on a wide variety of topics and subjects ranging from history to science to literacy skills. Each plan comes with links both to internal New York Times resources as well as to reputable outside sites. Where needed, charts and graphs supplement the presentations. At the end of the year, the newspaper aggregates all the plans into one site for ease of searching. Past lesson plans can also be accessed. This lesson plan proves to be especially relevant: Evaluating Sources in a ‘Post-Truth’ World: Ideas for Teaching and Learning About Fake News.

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Financial Times’ List of Best MBA Programs in the World

Come here to find the list. You can sort by multiple criteria, and each institution has a brief profile along with a diversity report.

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Videos of College Commencement Speeches

Dozens if not hundreds of these speeches are viewable online courtesy of C-SPAN.

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2017 Commencement Speakers

From an occasional high school through college, from early May ’til mid-June, here is a listing of announced speakers.

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2017 Best High Schools in New Jersey and Elsewhere

The 2017 high school survey from US News & World Report has just been issued; you’ll find Jersey City’s results here. More than 28,000 high schools were examined for this annual iteration.

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2017 New Jersey School District Spending

The annual Taxpayers Guide to Education Spending has just been released. One can find how school districts spent their education funding, what were the sources of the funding, what is the median teacher salary, and a whole host of other indicators. Here is Jersey City’s profile. If you are interested in just the teacher salary component of these reports, please scroll down to the bottom of this article and utilize the tool found there. Be aware that this feature only highlights teacher salaries; it does not include administrator and support personnel salary figures that are found in the individual school district reports.

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2016/17 AAUP Faculty Salary Survey

The main page is here; New Jersey listings are here. Data comes from 1,022 higher education institutions with over 380,000 faculty members.

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