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How to Embed Foundational English Skills In Meaningful Work

October 13th, 2017 at 1:29:31 AM
Watch how this high school teacher skillfully weaves fluency and phonemic awareness into a broader lesson about Frida Kahlo.

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How Listening to Podcasts Helps Students Read and Learn

October 11th, 2017 at 2:58:45 AM
What does listening to podcasts have to do with English language arts? A whole lot, according to one English teacher who dropped Hamlet in favor of teaching Serial.

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How Making an Impact on the World Motivates Students

October 9th, 2017 at 2:25:44 AM
Connecting projects that students can do locally to a global community both builds global competency and helps students to see how their work impacts the world.

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For Traumatized Children, An Offer Of Help From Sesame Street in Communities

October 6th, 2017 at 8:46:51 AM
Sesame Street in Communities aims to teach emotional coping skills to the youngest survivors of adversity, using characters familiar to millions.

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How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens

October 5th, 2017 at 8:00:13 AM
Whether it's a hurricane, a mass shooting, racial and political violence or family trauma closer to home, teachers can be helpers. Here's our roundup of what you can do in these difficult situations.

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Want Change In Education? Look Beyond The Usual Suspects (Like Finland)

October 4th, 2017 at 12:25:20 PM
New ideas for learning are found in the most unexpected places. Three new projects are helping them spread.

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10 Tips for Creating a Fertile Environment for Kids’ Creativity and Growth

October 3rd, 2017 at 4:11:05 AM
Mitchel Resnick of the MIT Media Lab applies the Creative Learning Spiral to show how parents and educators can better support kids' creativity.

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Using A Jigsaw Activity To Help Every Student Engage With Literature

September 29th, 2017 at 2:40:44 AM
Watch how senior English teacher Kyle Halle-Erby supports his English language learning students to analyze literature.

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Science of Learning: Marijuana, Achievement and the Teen Brain

September 27th, 2017 at 3:15:07 AM
As we loosen cannabis laws, we should weigh the impact on learning

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Be The Change You Want To See

September 26th, 2017 at 8:19:35 AM
Catlin Tucker and Marika Neto are shaking up the traditional high school experience and learning a lot about what it takes to make change along the way.

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Helping Teens Find Purpose: A Tool For Educators To Support Students’ Discovery

September 25th, 2017 at 3:01:24 AM
Helping students to find purpose in their lives could not only motivate them in school, but help them be resilient to life's bumps.

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Making Social Studies More Social for All Kindergarteners

September 22nd, 2017 at 2:53:30 PM
These little ones are just beginning their academic journey, but with support they know how to listen, paraphrase and use each other as resources.

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4 Tools to Inspire Perseverance in Student Writers

September 21st, 2017 at 2:11:06 AM
Some helpful tools for students to excite them about writing.

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Being Popular: Why it Consumes Teens and Continues to Affect Adults

September 19th, 2017 at 3:00:21 AM
The kinds of popularity adolescents and teens experience can affect the relationships they later have as adults, according to Mitch Prinstein.

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How A Stereotype Threat Intervention Can Help Students in STEM Fields

September 18th, 2017 at 12:52:16 AM
One California university is trying a new strategy to help minority students perform better in STEM classes and develop the mental resilience to face future challenges.

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Why Preschool is the ‘Most Important Year’ In a Child’s Development

September 15th, 2017 at 8:40:44 AM
A child's experience in preschool sets the foundation for her educational journey, but not all schools know how to deliver what's best, according to author Suzanne Bouffard.

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A Future-Forward Look At Higher Ed

September 13th, 2017 at 7:58:35 AM
Cathy Davidson is a historian of technology who finds the seeds of necessary innovation in unexpected places, like her home institution, the City University of New York.

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Stepping Back from Overparenting: A Stanford Dean’s Perspective

September 12th, 2017 at 7:15:33 AM
Parents are essential to a child’s development. But when parents get too involved in helping and directing a child’s every move, they can end up doing more harm than good.

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For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help

September 11th, 2017 at 9:19:12 AM
Irritation and gloom may seem like the default mode for teenagers, but parents can help them gain a more realistic and resilient way of thinking. A clinical psychologist explains how.

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In The Weeks Before Starting College, Money Worries Aplenty

September 7th, 2017 at 8:02:04 AM
Students often struggle over the summer to make their bills balance out, and it's one of the main reasons that nearly a third of low-income students with college going plans don't show up in the fall.

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