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Too often teachers have never received professional development to help students succeed in high school, and there is little time for educators to focus on establishing strong relationships with kids.
Too often teachers have never received professional development to help students succeed in high school, and there is little time for educators to...
America's middle schools are "educational wastelands." For much as half of middle schools across the country, national statistics show substantial...
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"President Obama has often been described as an eloquent speaker," said one educator. "I learned this week that he is an eloquent listener, too."
Last week, President Obama had lunch with Education Secretary Arne Duncan and four teachers, talking education, teaching and school reform. ...
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iTunes U 2.0 gives teachers the ability to create and manage their courses within an accessible and easy-to-use app.
Continuing its efforts to modernize and become the centerpiece of the classroom, Apple has released iTunes U 2.0, giving teachers the ability to...
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Assessment results revealed that Chinese teenagers in Shanghai "know more about money than American kids. So do teens in Estonia." The test,...
A recent financial literacy assessment of 15-year-olds found that 20 percent of U.S. students did not reach the baseline level of proficiency....
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The teachers, referred to as "The Foul Four," faced sexual-misconduct charges, but were unable to be fired due to state tenure laws.
Considering that they were banned from New York City classrooms, these four teachers aren't doing so bad. Three have made over $1 million each after...
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Use these ideas to make the first day of the new school year a smooth one for kids, parents, teachers and you.
Great Starts: Veteran Principals Offer Opening-Day Tips Are you a first-year principal? A veteran with many years under your belt? It doesn't...
Consider the pros and cons of Bring Your Own Device programs and get a bunch of tools for the BYOD classroom.
Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, has become a trend in classrooms across the nation. Students now have the ability to bring their own devices into...
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“My absolute best friend stayed by me, she was the only one and made me feel good about myself and reassured me that I wasn’t as mean as the other...
What do we want students to do when they witness mean peer behavior? Bullying prevention expert Stan Davis asked kids what helps them when they are...
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CK-12.org offers free, STEM-related electronic textbooks covering subjects from arithmetic to physics.
With Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) becoming a growing part of the curriculum, teachers need high-quality resources for the...
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Teach kids about the importance of sunscreen, the science behind ocean tides, and why we need those nasty mosquitoes.
Looking for a little edu-tainment to break up the summer monotony? TEDEd videos are a great way to engage kids and prevent the dreaded "summer slide...
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