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"They say this is rigorous because it teaches [students] higher thinking," said parent Rebekah Nelams. "But it just looks tedious."
"Your resume is one of many that will be reviewed. Get to the most important information first, or it might not get read at all."
Check out Edudemic's helpful suggestions for free, online courses to enjoy during the school break.
WeAreTeachers.com, a blog that offers ideas, information and inspiration to educators, suggests ways to recharge one's passion for teaching.
Listing everything from games for special-needs students to dramatic and improvisational games, this site gives teachers, children's programs and parents tons of fun activities for young people.
Hop on the Web for great math games that cover four math concepts: addition, place value, multiplication and estimation.
Educator Vicki Davis offers readers a number of essential apps, hashtags and tips that help them make the most of their tweets.
“I’m not saying what I did was right,” said the former class president, who stepped down following the incident. “But it wasn’t racist. I was just calling those guys exactly what they are.”
"The parent in me is confused and angry at the idea that anyone would question a concerted effort to help our children reach their full potential," said Elizabeth Evans for the Huffington Post.
Fifty-eight percent of Americans think K-12 education has gotten off on the “wrong track,” and 74% have a negative view of federal involvement in education.
Officials at South Williamsport Junior/Senior High School have deemed the comedy troupe's musical "Spamalot" "too racy for students."
If you're feeling underappreciated as a teacher, take heart in the fact that your colleagues around the world feel the same way.
About two-thirds of district superintendents said they believe the Common Core State Standards will improve the quality of education in their communities.
"Technology helps our students learn and innovate, but it isn’t a one-way street," said one 'Maker Teacher.'" "Students...have the potential to actually create the technology that will help future students."
“A three-month summer vacation is bad for students, and it's especially bad for at-risk students,” said a Wisconsin newspaper editorial board.
"Kids can start as early as their junior year taking credits, and by the time they graduate high school, they’ll...have completed their Associates Degree,” said Decatur City Schools Superintendent Ed Nichols.
The law, which made it a crime to electronically communicate harassing and humiliating information, was struck down for violating the First Amendment.
Crash Course U.S. History offers a great five-minute synopsis of why and how we celebrate this uniquely American holiday.
Middle-schoolers who sent sext messages were 3.2 times more likely to be sexually active, and those who received messages were seven times more likely to have had sex.
With StarTalk, a Chinese Immersion Summer Camp funded by the National Security Agency, "kids will be competitive in the new economy," said U.S. Rep. Richard Neal.