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According to a recent report, schools that embrace art education find satisfying results in student growth and academic achievement.
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According to a recent report, schools that embrace art education find satisfying results in student growth and academic achievement.
What helps students learn more deeply and transform schools for the better? The arts may be the answer. When children use the right side of their...
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A study conducted by the University of California found that bullying transitions from verbal and physical in elementary school to cyber bullying in...
Bullying may be one of the biggest issues in schools across the nation. From verbal and physical to behind a computer or phone screen, students have...
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Classrooms for the youngest children in public schools don't look the same as they did even five years ago.
While days spent cutting out shapes and playing dress up may still be a part of Kindergarten in America, many five and six year olds are required to...
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Shutterfly is now introducing Photo Story for the Classroom. Teachers can use the feature to enhance their existing assessment and lessons or grab a...
Now, Shutterfly isn't just for posting and collecting personal photos.  Shutterfly Photo Story, or Photo Story for the Classroom, a new...
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"You have to learn how students think. You have to learn how to teach them. And that’s different than being good in school yourself."
What does a good teacher look like and does teacher prep need to change? A recent PDK/Gallup Poll looks at these issues, and finds that six out of...
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High school students in Massachusetts discover how science and art lessons apply to pie.
Students in Massachusetts put the "STEAM" in pie for their school project.  For students in the culinary program at Tiverton High School in...
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According to a recent poll by Gallup, Americans want teachers to pass a national exam before entering the classroom.
Americans place a lot of trust in their teachers, and they may want to raise the bar when it comes to choosing the best teachers for their students....
During the time between these young students arrive in the U.S. and either remain or return to their original countries, they are educated in...
Descriptions that seem to come from typical schools and include math lessons and recess--yet occur inside a detention facility--are shared in a...
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“In studies using technology for learning, at-risk students participating in blended and online courses recommended faster Internet connections as an...
What can we do to help at-risk students? Technology in the classroom may be the answer.  The Alliance for Excellent Education and the...
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"Homework has a branding problem. Or, to be a little less pointy-headed about it, everybody hates homework. Heck, just drop the word into any...
Are students getting too much homework for teachers? According to Bruce Feiler, writer for The New York Times, homework has "a branding problem."...
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