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Letting students create avatars and giving them the opportunity to win points may invigorate your classroom and complement the work you already do.
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Letting students create avatars and giving them the opportunity to win points may invigorate your classroom and complement the work you already do.
Having engaged students who are motivated to learn more and take risks is every teacher's wish. There are plenty of times when a snoozing student...
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Students in San Antonio get to practice their social skills and more through a unique program where they operate a thrift store.
Completing internships during high school may be one of the best ways for students to get real-life experience early on before they start college....
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College student and writer Lexi Harrick writes a thank you letter to all teachers for their hard work and positive impact on every student's life.
How often are teachers thanked? Many may say close to never.  This one student, however, decided to take some time to thank all teachers for...
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The hottest thing in STEM once was made of simple metal and helped students--and professional engineers--calculate with ease.
At EducationWorld, we're pretty obsessed with the latest edtech. With the pace of technology today, the thought that our most well loved apps will...
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A new report conducted by the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education and The National Center for Innovation in Education suggests "...
Standardized testing has become a large issue in schools across the country and now even the Obama administration has agreed to aid in the pullback...
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Some schools have been transitioning to standing desks, and this might be one of the best practices for a students' health and productivity.
Some schools have been transitioning to standing desks, and this might be one of the best practices for a students' health and productivity....
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A new study finds that teachers know just as much about technology as their students.
Teachers may be under the impression that their students know more about technology than they do, but a recent study says, "not so fast." A new...
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A Wired writer asks, “Are Americans getting dumber?” and shares his ideas to improve the quality of education in the country.
American students' tests scores leave something to be desired when compared globally and the country may find its position as a global leader in...
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Due to nationwide concern about student safety on school buses, the Department of Transportation has created a new technology that targets drivers...
An accident involving a school bus has led to an innovative tool to improve bus and pedestrian safety. A new technological device will now be able...
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Wednesday is Unity Day! Wearing orange on Unity Day means that you’re showing support for stomping out bullying while coming together as a community...
Wednesday is Unity Day! Wearing orange on Unity Day means that you’re showing support for stomping out bullying while coming together as a...
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