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Teachers Want Common Core Training, Survey Finds
A recent survey finds that teachers demand more Common Core training and they especially want more PD related to the actual content of the standards and integration of the standards across subjects.
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A new-research based program, Ready Writing, has been launched to provide educators with instructional materials and easy-to-use professional...
A new-research based program, Ready Writing, has been launched to provide educators with instructional materials and easy-to-use professional...
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A new app, the Digital Citizenship App, helps teaches student digital literacy skills.
Teachers may be able to enhance their digital literacy lessons by using a recently released app that aims to teach students about safely and smartly...
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A recent survey finds that teachers demand more Common Core training and they especially want more PD related to the actual content of the standards...
Teachers who received extra training and support with Common Core State Standards found that they have positive experiences in the classroom, and...
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Chicago Public Media's This American Life radio program recently explored what is right and what is wrong with standard classroom management...
While many states have adopted the exact same curriculum standards, in actuality lesson plans, learning outcomes and educator methods vary from...
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A new study finds that an overly-decorated classroom can be disruptive to students and hinder their ability to learn.
Could an overly-decorated classroom be disruptive to a student's learning? A recent study by Carnegie Mellon University found that streamers, maps...
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Award-winning singer Taylor Swift will join forces with Scholastic to release a video endorsing the importance of reading and writing.
Taylor Swift has joined forces with Scholastic to release a video of a 30-minute conversation about the importance of reading and writing for young...
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Arts education activist and singer-songwriter Ben Folds joined the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) for the formal launch of the...
Arts education activist and singer-songwriter Ben Folds joined the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) for the formal launch of the...
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A recent study conducted by Harvard University and Panorama Education that students who have more similarities with their teachers find improved...
Teachers having similarities with their students may be more beneficial to the students than the teacher.  A recent study conducted by...
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Researchers found that 20 percent of teens said they had sent a nude photo of themselves to another person, and 38 percent had received messages that...
Despite a number of anti-sexting efforts made by schools across the nation, a large number of teens continue to practice sending sexual texts and...
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A new project by NPR highlights the lives of teachers after the bell rings at 3 p.m..
For years, teachers may have found their students shocked when they tell the class about what they did over the weekend or share personal stories....