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How Teens Can Develop And Share Meaningful Stories With ‘The Moth’

June 19th, 2017 at 4:12:58 AM
Learning how to develop a personal story to tell and share it on stage from memory is helping students develop their sense of voice and confidence.

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4 Tools For Kids To Help Develop Compassion and Social Change

June 15th, 2017 at 9:16:18 AM
Tools that can help kids develop perspective and see the outcomes of their actions can help develop their sense of empathy and compassion.

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How Do You Know When A Teaching Strategy Is Most Effective? John Hattie Has An Idea

June 14th, 2017 at 3:40:40 AM
John Hattie proposes a theory to help educators understand why various teaching strategies work at different stages of learning.

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How Schools Use Brain Science To Help Traumatized Kids Heal and Learn

June 12th, 2017 at 8:10:07 AM
A nonprofit called Turnaround for Children helps schools meet the needs of children facing poverty and adversity.

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Empowering Principals As Designers Capable of Retooling School

June 8th, 2017 at 8:08:54 AM
Principals feel a lot of pressure to come up with big solutions for problems in their schools, but small, quick ideas that can be done without money or time might move the ball faster.

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Light a Fuse: How One State’s Teachers Are Sparking Digital Innovation 

June 7th, 2017 at 8:30:46 AM
A program in Rhode Island is empowering innovative teachers to mentor teachers outside of their own school districts and provide guidance to administrators.

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How Making Kindness a Priority Benefits Students

June 6th, 2017 at 8:25:57 AM
Achievement is considered a higher priority than caring for others, according to kids surveyed. But having a school and family culture that values kindness can reap bigger rewards.

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The Role Of Yoga In Healing Trauma

June 5th, 2017 at 3:15:12 AM
So-called 'trauma-aware yoga' has mind and body benefits, says Georgetown research.

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Using Music And Rhythm To Help Kids With Grammar And Language

June 2nd, 2017 at 1:17:12 AM
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are studying how music and rhythm activities could help children who struggle with grammar and language development.

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When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

June 1st, 2017 at 8:27:54 AM
Children in New Orleans suffer from trauma at high rates. Now, several schools there are focused on catching and helping students whose behavior may be a response to their suffering.

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Hall Passes, Buses, Lunch Duty: What If The Principal Could Focus On Achievement?

May 31st, 2017 at 8:27:06 AM
Can principals be better leaders if they have more time to focus on instruction? The Washington, D.C., schools are adding managers to handle operations and logistics.

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Why Female Engineering Students Benefit From Women Mentors

May 30th, 2017 at 4:05:46 AM
According to a study, female engineering college students were more likely to stay in the field when they had female mentors.

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How A Gene Editing Tool Went From Labs To A Middle-School Classroom

May 27th, 2017 at 11:27:09 AM
Some compare the democratization of personal computing in the 1970s to the current changes in access to genetic engineering tools, in part thanks to the CRISPR gene editing tool.

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Why Executive Function Skills Take So Long To Fully Develop

May 26th, 2017 at 3:10:40 AM
Sometime between grade school and grad school, the brain's information highways get remapped in a way that dramatically reins in impulsive behavior.

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Why Colleges Already Face Race-Related Challenges In Serving Future Students

May 24th, 2017 at 7:43:55 AM
By 2020 more than half of children in the U.S. will be part of an ethnic or racial minority. Colleges and universities are figuring out how to prepare for them.

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What Advantages Come With Breaking Up Strict Grade Levels in High School?

May 24th, 2017 at 1:50:52 AM
Some high schools are experimenting with breaking down the silos between high school grades to give students more flexibility to master the material.

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Why Teachers Should Help Students Learn Effective Study Strategies

May 22nd, 2017 at 1:46:43 AM
There are brain-based techniques that work to help students remember core concepts beyond a test, but it's often up to teachers to make sure they are used in classrooms.

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Why Effective Practice Is Just As Important As the Hours of Practice

May 19th, 2017 at 8:53:30 AM
Students need to practice important skills, but it's equally important they know how to do so effectively.

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How Parents Can Help Kids Develop A Sense Of Purpose

May 18th, 2017 at 8:39:53 AM
Parents can play a powerful role in guiding kids to find a sense of purpose in their lives. Sometimes, that means standing back.

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To Engage Students and Teachers, Treat Core Subjects Like Extracurriculars

May 16th, 2017 at 2:11:48 AM
It's tough to deny the excitement students have about extracurricular activities. Harvard researchers explore ways to bring that excitement to more core subjects.

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