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Integrity and Character Shown by Democrats

Imagine two wholly democratic institutions directly connected to the future wellbeing of yourself, your neighbors, your community, and your state. Two social/economic/political powerhouses that have propelled millions into the ranks of the middle-class, the rich, the famous, and even the uber-wealthy. Then imagine a seemingly mindless assault on these institutions, a tearing and pounding at […]

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Indiana DOE releases parent application for new voucher program

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Education (DOE) has released a parent application form that allows lower income families to apply for vouchers to schools that best fit their children’s needs. Participating schools are prepared to work with families on the applications, and more information about the program and eligibility requirements is available at […]

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Research finds Twitter app in the classroom increases involvement

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A pilot study of a new technology that lets students use Twitter and text messages during and after class has found that it increases student engagement and is used more often by higher-performing students. The technology, called Hotseat, was developed by Purdue University in 2009 to increase student engagement in large […]

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TAF announces arts education showcase for K-6 educators

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Support for local educators is the focus of the Arts Education Showcase on Wednesday, May 5 at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. Arts & cultural organizations will be on-site to share information about their educational programs and services during this two hour event. The Showcase is a program created by the Education Committee […]

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Purdue students find ways to utilize Web 2.0 in K-16 classrooms

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Teams of Purdue University students have created an online teacher resource for utilizing Web 2.0 technologies like Facebook, Google Docs, Flickr and Twitter in K-16 classrooms. Timothy Newby, professor of educational technology, charged the students of the “Introduction to Educational Technology and Computing” class with investigating 34 different Web 2.0 technologies […]

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 October 2020