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A recent poll conducted by Gallup finds that a majority of Americans disagree with the method of evaluating teachers based off of students' standardized test scores.
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With the help of the Civics Education Initiative, some states may require their high school students to pass the U.S. Citizenship Civics Test before...
Students might be encountering critical U.S. government and politics questions such as "Who created the Federalist papers" to both stay in class and...
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A recent poll conducted by Gallup finds that a majority of Americans disagree with the method of evaluating teachers based off of students'...
For some time now, some districts across the country have chosen to evaluate teachers based on student test scores, but according to a recent Gallup...
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What do students think of their rights? According to a recent survey, they don't take them for granted.
What do students think of their rights? According to a recent survey, they are more than protective of their First Amendment rights.  The...
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Boston Teacher David Cutler uses comic books in his classroom, and finds them to be helpful tools to help kids understand complex concepts and events...
Using comic books in the classroom may just improve learning. So says David Cutler, a journalism and history teacher at an independent school near...
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The number of paraeducators is increasing significantly throughout the nation but training has not kept pace with demand.
Paraeducators may be taking over schools as more and more aides are providing one-one-one and small-group instruction with special needs students....
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The social media realm continues to expand in and outside of the classroom. Should teachers provide access to their students via social sites?
Social media is taking over how people communicate, and almost everyone has a Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn account. There may however, be...
Teachers should visit www.stemcentral.com by October 31, 2014 to be considered for the Sally Ride-Deloitte Teaching Innovation in STEM award.
Host of NPR’s Science Friday Ira Flatow is one of the noteworthy judges who are taking part in the Sally Ride Science award for teaching innovation...
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At a middle school in Massachusetts, teachers are finding using blogging rather than print composition notebooks for journalism has its benefits.
What are some of the best methods for improving the use of social media and writing in the classroom? Blogging is often a great writing activity that...
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When it comes to teaching students how to code, can teachers keep up with the demand for digital jobs in the next decade?
How many teachers know how to code? With the push fore more STEM-focused education circulating throughout schools and universities across the nation...
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Over 26 school districts across the nation have received surplus military gear such as tanks, grenade launches, and M16 rifles for their police...
School police departments across the country have received a large amount of free military surplus gear from the Pentagon, and several school...
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