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Student grow so much--mentally, emotionally and physically--during the school year, and it's important to help them realize it. Columnist Bernadette Noll presented eight simple questions teachers can use to inspire their students about the... 05/22/2014 - 1:12pm ago
Over the next 10 years, job prospects for educators are expected to go from "good" to "excellent." Schools, especially in cities, are even having trouble finding teachers.
Nearly 600,000 students are waiting to get into charter schools across the country, and the current waiting list estimate has risen 186 percent since 2008-09.
Whether it's students mixing up "you're" and "your" or "there" and "their," grammatical errors are common in the classroom. Sometimes, students can't break bad habits years after graduating.
Although it has been 60 years since Brown v. Board of Education, low-income and minority students still have more limited educational opportunities.
"Success is a measure of what we accomplish. Always aim to achieve. and then be happy when what you do achieve becomes a success."
High-school seniors watch the clock, anticipating the end of their K-12 careers. It's called "senioritis," and it hasn't just become the norm for students--educators are also picking up on the trend, said David and Jack Cahn in the... 05/20/2014 - 12:43pm ago
The end is in sight! As the school year comes to a close, students start to lose interest, and teachers are wracking their brains to find interesting activities and resources.
As more parents enroll children in these independent schools, the issue of oversight becomes a concern. USA Today posed this question to readers via Twitter and Facebook, and received a number of responses.
BYOD programs, initially controversial, are now are reaping the rewards. The Forsuth County (GA) district--an early BYOD adopter--now has what is considered one of the nation's most successful "bring your own device" programs.
Once considered an extracurricular activity for geeks, coding increasingly is being seen as both an essential life skill and a potential pathway to becoming the next Mark Zuckerberg.
American students were ranked lower in subjects such as science and reading literacy and even lower in mathematics, while students in other parts of the globe ranked much higher.
States vary widely in terms of their plans for student assessments aligned with the Common Core Standards.
The Chromebook has become one of the top educational tools in the nation, representing a huge success for Google. By November 2013, Chromebooks had accounted for 21 percent of all notebook sales and 8 percent of all computer and tablet... 05/21/2014 - 11:42am ago
A low-performing school in Washington, D.C., struggled with test scores and student engagement, until the introduction of music and arts changed everything.
A recent study examined data on the nearly one-third of public schools that are now classified as rural.
Students in Santa Fe public schools are taking an active role in teacher evaluation. The district collected about 40,000 student surveys that reflected on the "seven Cs" of teaching: caring, consolidating, captivating, clarifying,... 05/19/2014 - 12:20pm ago
Cengage calls itself "the second-largest producer of course materials in U.S. higher education," and its goal is to compete with tech giants such as Facebook, Google and Twitter. The company, which exited bankruptcy, has announced a new... 05/20/2014 - 10:56am ago
"With students from a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math [STEM] competitions, this year's Fair will include a specific focus on girls and women who are excelling in STEM and inspiring the next generation with their... 05/20/2014 - 10:42am ago
What causes students to leave school? Is it bad experiences such as bullying? Is school a "waste of time"? "The prevailing narrative is one of laziness and boredom. [But] we wanted to understand these young people in a much better way than... 05/20/2014 - 10:21am ago