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Education News and Travel Roundup: August 2, 2013

Happy Friday! Here’s your weekly roundup of travel and education news:

“We don’t teach children in one-off lessons or crash courses. We shouldn’t teach adults that way, either.” The Huffington Post writes about teacher professional development. As educators, what would you like to see from your schools and districts?

If you’re living in Abu Dhabi – or moving soon! – and have children, you might be interested in a few family events coming up. (via ADNEC Events)

Take a look at Lonely Planet’s new reasons to visit Japan.

Title IX is a US civil rights law banning gender discrimination in federally funded education. Read stories from women – many of them athletes – whose futures have been shaped by the passing of Title IX 41 years ago. (via CNN’s Schools of Thought blog) Finally, University of Sydney archaeologists have discovered a lost city in the Cambodian jungle. The city is said to have existed 1,000 years ago, and was found using new laser mapping technology. This fascinating video shows the exploration of the site. (full article at Matador Network)



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