Cooking With Joy
Cakes dont have to be saved for birthday parties or other milestone occasions. Nor do they have to be elaborate or expensive to bring their special touch to a meal. Joy Rotondi provides recipes for two quick, comfort-food cakes.
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What is the Jigsaw Technique?
Fit To Be Taught, Vol. 18
School-wide anti-bullying strategies; less milk, sun, and exercise mean more kids at risk for bone disease; district offers free breakfast and lunch to all students; more healthful offerings dont hurt school-lunch sales.
No Educator Left Behind
How are district report cards compiled and what kind of information do they provide?
National columnist Regina Barreca brings her timely, insightful humor to Ed World.
Wondering what’s going on with the No Child Left Behind Act? See our collection of links to news stories about the federal law.
Fasten your seat belts for a school transfer.
Wire Side Chat
Ed World interviews education experts from across the world.
Helping Kids Deal With Anger
Laura Fox's book, I Am So Angry I Could Scream: Helping Children Deal With Anger, tells the story of a long, frustrating day for a little girl who finally loses her temper. A sympathetic aunt shows her how to list what makes her angry, why those things make her angry, and how she can use her anger in positive ways.
Fantasy Game Helps Students "Pass" Math
Many youngsters crunch sports statistics, but never think of it as doing math. But a curriculum developed by a former middle school math teacher that combines math with Fantasy Football is scoring big with students. (April is Math Awareness Month)
Why Children Turn Violent
National youth violence expert James Garbarino, the author of Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them, talked with Education World about some of the reasons young people turn to aggressive behavior.
The No Child Left Behind Act has prompted Mobile County, Alabama, school officials to look more closely at the achievement of student subgroups. Focused efforts have led to gains among minority and low-income students.
News for Kids
Rising sea levels may someday force a country to move to a new location.
Issues Spotlight 1 Special education
Issues Spotlight 2 School safety and security
Issues Spotlight 3 Recognition of teachers
Issues Spotlight 4 PTA