The best of the web on education from kindergarten to postsecondary, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail education editor Simona Chiose.
Apparently, there is a storm coming. Schools, universities and colleges across the United States are in preparatory mode.
Online courses seem like they would make university learning more resilient to weather events, but storing information in the cloud means power outages can affect physical classrooms as well.
Sandy brings on a bout of nostalgia for the days when only snow would be guaranteed to shut down schools, power was reliable and everyone gathered around the radio for news. Now the radio is hand-cranked.
Delivering a paper at NYU Tuesday? Not anymore. A useful list of postsecondary institutions that are closed, at least until mid-week.
Finally, Halloween-appropriate children’s stories for the dark and stormy nights to come.
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