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State's Teachers Union Pushes for Suspension of Kindergarten Tests
States continue to debate the implementation of Common Core-aligned tests in its schools. One particular state called on their board of education to suspend its Kindergarten Readiness Assessments program.
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States continue to debate the implementation of Common Core-aligned tests in its schools. One particular state called on their board of education to...
States continue to debate the implementation of Common Core-aligned tests in its schools. One particular state called on their board of education to...
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The United Federation of Teachers has taken a stand in increasing diversity in city schools and ensuring every child has access to the best education...
The United Federation of Teachers has taken a stand in increasing diversity in city schools and ensuring every child has access to the best education...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo shared at a press conference that these scores aren't fully accurate and that the rating system needs continued...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo shared at a press conference that teachers' high scores under the state's mandatory rating system "[don't] reflect reality...
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Educator Ron Clark offers three things that teachers want parents to understand.
Dealing with parents can be difficult, and there are a myriad of ways to handle passive aggressive emails or other obstacles parents and guardians...
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The "whole novels method" helps students read books at their own pace, and brings the enjoyment of reading back in to the classroom.
When it comes to teaching novels, teachers often have to continually readjust their teaching strategies as some students may not read at the same...
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For many years, toy makers believed that boys want to build things, and girls want to play with dolls.They forgot that girls like to build things too...
Construction sets marketed specifically to girls have been appearing all over this holiday season. Mattel Inc. recently acquired Mega Brands,...
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A new online program, TEACH-NOW, offers teacher preparation programs designed for the digital age.
A new online method of training teachers is catching fire across the globe. TEACH-NOW, developed by Emily Feisritzer, is an new collaborative teacher...
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Enjoy another week of Education World’s curated list of offers and deals for educators. Keep up with the coolest freebies, hottest discounts and most...
Enjoy another week of Education World’s curated list of offers and deals for educators. Keep up with the coolest freebies, hottest discounts and...
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Here are crafts teachers can use to help their students learn more about Kwanzaa. Make something amazing with little more than paint, paper and...
Four Crafts to Celebrate Kwanzaa in the Classroom Kwanzaa will soon be here, and teachers can get their students prepared for the holiday through...
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We've gathered up lesson plans to help students learn the Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol.
Five 'A Christmas Carol' Lessons for the Classroom Christmas time is here, and there are plenty of ways that teachers can bring the holidays...
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