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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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A technology expert from Texas provides eight innovative ideas for the tech-strapped teacher. The first idea is "making do with what we have [and...
The lack of technology in schools can be tough for some teachers, but there are plenty of strategies for teachers to increase the impact of the tech...
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Middle school students from around the world were recently given the opportunity to take photos of Earth from the International Space Station with...
Middle school students from around the world were recently given the opportunity to take photos of Earth from the International Space Station....
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Education World rounds up the top news in STEM education initiatives this week. From programs to projects and conferences to awards, STEM education...
This week in the world of STEM, we're seeing initiatives with the primary focus of building a future workforce. The STEM workforce shortage is no...
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A social networking app for high school students, called After School, has been removed from Apple’s App Store for the second time in a week.
A social networking app for high school students have been removed from Apple’s App Store for the second time in a week. This time, the app, After...
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This lesson plan provided by The New York Times teaches students about cyberattacks and the importance of cybersecurity.
With reports on data breaches at Target, the White House, and celebrities' stolen photos on the Internet, cybersecurity and online privacy could be a...
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Two researches at UC Santa Cruz have developed a new animated video game, Speech With Sam, for children who need help with their speech.
Two researches at UC Santa Cruz have developed a new animated video game for children who need help with their speech. The video game was “...
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It's getting cold out! Which means that everything will soon be turning to ice. It's also an opportunity to teach students about glaciers.
Video Roundup: Glaciers It's getting cold out! Which means that everything will soon be turning to ice. It's also an opportunity to teach students...
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These Web resources will help you get in the spirit of the season and teach your students more about Christmas, Kwanzaa and Chanukah.
Sites to See Holiday Web Sites You Won't Want to Miss   Celebrate the holidays with ten Web sites that no elf could do without! These...
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At Sherwood High School in Oregon, young women can join a girls-only class where they learn welding, woodworking and computer technology.
Schools across the country have been encouraging young women to get involved in STEM subjects, and some schools have classes where no boys are...