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The Education of Little Tree
The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression.“Little Tree” as his grandparents call him is shown how to hunt and survive in the mountains, to respect nature in the Cherokee Way, […]
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Feel-Bad Education: And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a “cult of rigor”—a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish both joy and meaningful intellectual inquiry from our classrooms—Alfie Kohn issues a stirring call to rethink […]
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The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict (The Mysterious Benedict Society)
Before there was a Mysterious Benedict Society, there was simply a boy named Nicholas Benedict. Meet the boy who started it all....Nine-year-old Nicholas Benedict has more problems than most children his age. Not only is he an orphan with an unfortunate nose, but he also has narcolepsy, a condition that gives him terrible nightmares and […]
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The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education (Wiley Desktop Editions)
Discover the dramatic changes that are affecting all learnersWeb-based technology has opened up education around the world to the point where anyone can learn anything from anyone else at any time. To help educators and others understand what's possible, Curt Bonk employs his groundbreaking "WE-ALL-LEARN" model to outline ten key technology and learning trends, demonstrating […]
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Museum of Ice Cream Pop-Up Opens With Sprinkles Galore
The museum featuring all things ice cream will open its doors to the public tomorrow (FRIDAY) with a life size pool of sprinkles, an ice cream playground, and art inspired by summer’s coldest, creamiest sweet treat. The Museum of Ice Cream will only be around for a month at 100 Gansevoort St., and tickets have already sold out. If you’re one of the lucky ones to nab a ticket, here’s what to expect: a pool of sprinkles that you can swim in, illustrations and sculptures of ice cream, a swing shaped like an ice cream sandwich, and samples of ice cream from both food scientist Irwin Adam and local shops like OddFellows and Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, which have created Museum of Ice Cream-exclusive flavors.
Swiss seize van Gogh, Monet paintings in 1MDB case
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Mad magazine artist and prolific illustrator Jack Davis dies
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K-pop star T.O.P. to curate Sotheby's art auction of contemporary art
The singer Choi Seung-hyun, better known by his stage name T.O.P., from the South Korean band Big Bang, will be curating a contemporary art sale on October 3, 2016, for Sotheby's Hong Kong. Choi Seung-hyun/T.O.P. makes up one of the five members of kpop rapper/boyband Big Bang, who first shot to fame in 2007. Entitled #TTTOP in recognition of his Instagram handle, followed by 5 million people, the Sotheby's sale is aimed at young art buyers of the same generation as T.O.P. although details about exactly what the contents of the auction will be have not yet been announced.
Security fears loom over Bayreuth opera fest
Germany's legendary Bayreuth opera festival dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner opens Monday, but security fears and off-stage drama threaten to cast a long shadow over the 140-year-old event. Bayreuth is just a two-hour ride from both incidents. Tighter security on Bayreuth's mythic Green Hill -- on which stands the Festspielhaus festival theatre -- has been in place since the start of rehearsals in June.