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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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An article on EducationDive offers teachers ten must-read stories on studies found in K-12.
The year is ending, and there are plenty of news and studies that rolled into view in 2014 that educators should know about. An article on...
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The Today show offers nine dos and don'ts for gifting teachers this holiday season.
This holiday season, students and their parents will shop around to find their teachers the best gift for the holidays. A recent Today show...
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Parents and children often dread the school year's seemingly inevitable homework wars.
Homework Help: Helicopter Parenting or Basic Necessity? Parents and children often dread the school year's seemingly inevitable homework wars....
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Amplify, a company that offers digital products to K-12 educators, has announced the launch of a new personalized professional development system.
Amplify, a company that offers digital products to K-12 educators, has announced the launch of a personalized professional development system called...
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The Obama Administration has announced an initiative to further educate today’s students about global warming by offering educators resources for...
The Obama Administration has announced an initiative to further educate today’s students about global warming by offering educators resources for...
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Find classroom decorating ideas plus gifts for kids to make and give.
  Holiday Projects: Classroom Decorating and Gift-Making Ideas Are you tired of doing the same holiday art project year after...
Paul Young suggests that a return to teaching manners in school must start at the top -- so take off those ballcaps!
  Paul Young's Young @ Heart The No-Hat Rule Would you agree that manners, civility, and respect for decorum are values that are...
In this edition of "How I Handled..." you'll discover how one educator streamlined instruction for special education and low-performing students.
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What are arrow cards and what do you do with them?
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