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Celine Provini joined EducationWorld as editor in 2011. She previously trained educators to implement and evaluate best practices for positive school climate, bullying prevention, youth mentoring and drug/alcohol prevention. Provini taught university psychology courses and a college English composition class and has done writing and editing for a variety of online and print publications. She also created test items for The Princeton Review and conducted quality control evaluations for teacher licensing exams.

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Should kids get a trophy simply for participating in organized sports? Based on the online chatter this question provoked, it seems this issue really touches a nerve in the education community. An nprEd article by Cory Turner shared the views of...
Does what a student wear to school build character? That question is part of the current debate between parents and some Guilford County, NC, school administrators. About 36 out of 126 schools in the district require students to wear uniforms, but...
A few months ago, you may have noticed that we redesigned our website, EducationWorld.com. We also added a news feed to our homepage, specifically written for teachers and school administrators. EducationWorld will continue to deliver the high-...
When it comes to school shootings and other emergency situations, gone are the days when educators were simply instructed to lock the classroom doors, turn off the lights, and hide until police arrived. Today the response includes “Run, Hide, or...
Indiana public schools, releasing statewide bullying data for the first time this week, reported more than 9,000 bullying incidents for the 2013-2014 school year. Of the 9,396 incidents reported, 44 percent were verbal incidents and 21 percent were...
What qualities and skills best predict student success later in life? The answer might surprise you, said Daniel Goleman, writing for HuffPost Education. He reviewed research indicating that students who don’t have the highest IQs in their class--...
It can be tempting to turn your teaching job into a 24/7 endeavor, but one educator learned to work smarter. He analyzed every moment of his work day and identified ways to get things done faster while improving efficiency. Benjamin Schrage,...
The personal finance site Wallethub has ranked the best and worst states for K-12 education, given the connection between one's education and future earning potential. HuffPost Parents reported that the ranking was based on 12 factors, including...
Kids become increasingly competitive with age, and experts say it's the job of adults to help them manage the behavior in a healthy way. The urge to compete is perfectly natural, said Tovah Klein, author of How Toddlers Thrive. It kicks in around 4...
Children who play video games for up to an hour a day are happier, more sociable and less hyperactive than those who don’t play at all, research has found. Despite widespread fears that video game usage is harmful, The Telegraph reported on an...

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