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How the Google Suite Can Enhance Open-Ended Math Exploration

September 5th, 2017 at 2:05:02 AM
Math educator Alice Keeler teams up with Stanford math education professor Jo Boaler to look at how open-ended math tasks can be enhanced with technology.

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4 Digital Tools to Help Students Increase Appreciation and Self-Worth in Any Classroom

September 1st, 2017 at 12:25:02 PM
The ability to appreciate others can spread positive experiences to oneself and others. Common Sense Education reviewed four apps that can help students and teachers develop and express gratitude.

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How Ending Behavior Rewards Helped One School Focus on Student Motivation and Character

August 30th, 2017 at 2:04:37 AM
A school transformed its culture by getting rid of rewards for good behavior and prioritizing character education.

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A Whole School Approach to Behavior Issues

August 29th, 2017 at 8:12:40 AM
Classroom management is a fundamental element of a strong learning environment, but it has been a struggle at MLK Middle School. Principal Michael Essien is changing that story by emphasizing...

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Tips to Help Kids with Back-To-School Anxiety

August 29th, 2017 at 7:28:04 AM
The start of the year can be a particularly hard time for kids — trying to navigate from the carefree summer to the routine of school. But, experts say, nerves and anxiety are normal.

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Having A Best Friend In Your Teenage Years Could Benefit You For Life

August 28th, 2017 at 1:41:51 AM
Researchers have found that people with deep friendships in adolescence had less anxiety and a greater sense of self-worth in early adulthood. Close friends matter, their study found.

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A Preview of the MindShift Podcast

August 25th, 2017 at 7:09:21 PM
Sample a preview of the latest season of the MindShift podcast.

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Really? Really. How Our Brains Figure Out What Words Mean Based On How They’re Said

August 25th, 2017 at 7:22:59 AM
Scientists have identified the brain cells that detect pitch changes in speech, allowing us to understand whether someone is asking a question or making a statement.

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A Textbook Dilemma: Digital or Paper?

August 23rd, 2017 at 8:26:49 AM
Do we learn better from printed books than digital versions? The answer from researchers is a qualified yes.

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A Literacy-Based Strategy to Help Teachers Integrate Science Skills

August 22nd, 2017 at 6:48:58 AM
Teachers using Novel Engineering find that students read more deeply and incorporate engineering concepts more easily when they identify problems in the stories they're reading.

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Normalize Setbacks By Asking Your Kids For Advice When You Struggle

August 18th, 2017 at 12:52:41 PM
Make your own struggles known to kids so they see it's normal to face setbacks, strategize, and try anew.

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Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

August 17th, 2017 at 3:03:47 AM
Debates over note taking tend to focus on whether devices are helpful or harmful, rather than on strategies students can use to make connections between ideas regardless of the format.

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How Libraries Can Turn Stories Into Maker Projects

August 16th, 2017 at 2:53:50 AM
Librarians are developing maker activities for children's books that enhance the reading experience for kids.

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Children Learn Best From Storybooks When Characters Are Realistic

August 15th, 2017 at 7:00:09 PM
Young children have an easier time exporting what they learn from a fictional storybook to the real world when the storybook is realistic, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.

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How Ethnic Studies Connects Learning With Students’ Identities

August 15th, 2017 at 1:53:54 AM
After Arizona banned a Mexican-American studies curriculum in Tucson, Ariz., ethnic studies courses have taken root in districts across the country.

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What Do We Mean When We Say ‘Social And Emotional Skills’?

August 14th, 2017 at 6:43:05 PM
Social-emotional learning. Grit. Resilience. Agency. Empathy. Executive function. Education experts agree these are all crucial for student success, but the agreement stops there.

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When Schools Forgo Grades: An Experiment In Internal Motivation

August 13th, 2017 at 9:26:27 PM
When teachers don't give grades they find it completely changes the focus of learning in their classrooms.

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Language and Communication Skills That Make all the Difference for Kindergarten

August 11th, 2017 at 2:11:56 AM
Kids learn oral communication skills by practicing with one another and adults. Based on the work of Audrey Prince, kindergarten teacher Devin Walsh offers several steps that have worked in her...

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What Can Japan’s Education System Teach The U.S. About Equity?

August 10th, 2017 at 2:48:26 AM
Japanese leaders intentionally funnel more resources and better teachers to communities that need them the most.

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Discovering Better Ways to Learn as an Adult

August 9th, 2017 at 10:53:34 AM
It's easy to revert to old habits to learn something new, but author Ulrich Boser applied what he learned from research and tried some techniques with his young daughters to great success.

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