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"At the beginning of the year, my writing was dull and boring. There was no deep language that could transform the context I wrote about. But, nowadays, my writing is colorful and vibrant. It really has a deep meaning."
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"At the beginning of the year, my writing was dull and boring. There was no deep language that could transform the context I wrote about. But,...
Last year, teacher Susan Lucille Davis introduced blogging to her sixth-graders because she believes it is the most authentic way to teach students...
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Currently, only 17 states require high school financial literacy courses before students graduate, yet small educational interventions can make a...
As students grow up, they gain more responsibilities. They begin to take on jobs and pay for their cell phone bills, car insurance and more. Money...
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The state's average pay for public school teachers will increase from 46th to 32nd in the nation. It's being called "the largest teacher pay raise in...
Earlier this week, legislators from North Carolina announced details of a tentative budget agreement including a 7 percent pay raise for teachers in...
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Easing kids back into the school routine can be challenging. Try these engaging activities in the classroom.
As students begin to enter school doors, it will be challenging to ease them back into the school-day routine. Students, especially younger ones, may...
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"We bought laptops that had reinforced hard shell cases so that we could try to offset some of the damage these kids were going to do. I was pretty...
At the Hoboken School District, dozens of laptops are stacked in boxes in a storage closet. The closet represents a failed experiment in which every...
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Currently, just 10 percent of MOOC registrants complete their courses. The major problem is that there are no live instructors to help facilitate the...
There are hundreds of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) globally, some from even established universities such as Harvard and Stanford. MOOCs fill...
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"It is up to parents to see that we are heard, not only in statehouses but also in the nation's capital," said one Parent Coalition for Student...
Two parents lobbying for better student privacy protection recently launched the "Parent Coalition for Student Privacy" (PCSP) and sent a letter to...
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Summer is winding down, but there is still time for some great reads. The New York Times offers a list of best-selling education books.
Summer is winding down, but there is still time for some great reads. The New York Times offers a list of best-selling education books. ...
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"School librarians can enhance the learning experience for every child, and truly give those college and career-ready skills our students need."
School librarians and media specialists are important. Librarians teach students media literacy, as well as how to do research, analyze information...
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Reading on a screen "seems to encourage more skimming behavior: when we scroll, we tend to read more quickly (and less deeply) than when we move...
It seems that as more reading moves online, the less students seem to understand what they read.  Maryanne Wolf drew this interesting...
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