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High schools across the nation are dropping midterm and final exams to prepare their students for the Common Core-alligned PARCC testing.
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High schools across the nation are dropping midterm and final exams to prepare their students for the Common Core-alligned PARCC testing.
High schools across the nation are dropping midterm and final exams to prepare their students for the Common Core-alligned PARCC testing. A number...
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Education World offers up learning-rich Thanksgiving-themed lesson plans teachers for this week.
Thanksgiving is this Thursday, and Education World has you covered when it comes to finding lesson plans, activities, and other resources to use in...
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Technology Expert Kelly Maher offers teachers tips on how to effectively use search engines for research.
With a simple keyboard and Internet access, students and teachers can find the answers to any questions they have using search engines. Some term...
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A new study finds that bringing executive skills into the classroom can help boost first year students' academic skills.
A new study finds that bringing executive skills into the classroom can help boost first year students' academic skills. Recent research from New...
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Several school districts in Missouri were scheduled to be closed on the Tuesday following the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case. At least...
Even before the grand jury decision on Officer Darren Wilson's fate was announced late Monday evening, schools in and around Ferguson, Mo., were...
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Technology teacher offers five tips to teachers using toys in the classroom.
When it comes to toys, students can do much more than just enjoy playing with them. Looking around the classroom, there are plenty of toys that...
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In this week's STEM Roundup, we have news about Obama funding STEM, gender stereotypes and the reasons that students pursue studies focused on...
As November comes to a close, actions revolving around the effects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (or STEM) education are...
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Educator Lauren Markham offers teachers tips on how to support their students who are unaccompanied minors.
In the last year, a large number of unaccompanied minors made their way into U.S. schools, and some schools may be struggling with how to handle an...
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An organization, Listen Carefully, launched a national video contest today challenging middle and high school students to create public service...
An organization, Listen Carefully, launched a national video contest today challenging middle and high school students to create public service...
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U.S. schools are finding themselves hiring teachers internationally because of a decrease in applicants who reside in the country.
U.S. schools are continuing to find themselves hiring teachers from outside of the country. In fact, the American Federation of Teachers estimated...
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