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All Students Can Find Power in Thinking Like Computer Scientists

April 7th, 2017 at 9:03:17 AM
As computers become integral parts of most learning and work, many argue programming and the thinking strategies behind well-written code are must-learn skills for all students.

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How a Sword and Sorcery Camp Uses Immersive Role Play to Teach STEAM

April 6th, 2017 at 9:07:56 AM
Role playing stories helps kids experience learning on a deeper level by tapping into their creativity, agency and sense of discovery.

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Five Ways To Shift Teaching Practice So Students Feel Less Math Anxious

April 5th, 2017 at 8:24:40 AM
A Stanford professor argues U.S. schools need to fundamentally shift math instruction away from procedural problems to turn the tide on math achievement.

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Four Teaching Moves That Promote A Growth Mindset In Struggling Readers

April 3rd, 2017 at 9:16:02 AM
Learning to read doesn't stop after third grade. Students will continue to encounter difficult texts and having a growth mindset about struggle, paired with lots of strategies, will help them tackle...

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A Surprising Explanation For Why Some Immigrants Excel In Science

March 31st, 2017 at 1:41:30 PM
It has to do with language learning, according to a new study from Duke University.

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A March Madness Bracket That’s Fun For Science Class

March 30th, 2017 at 3:19:29 AM
It's March Mammal Madness, a bracket with real animals facing off in fictional battles. Hundreds of science classes are playing in schools around the country.

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Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook Project

March 28th, 2017 at 9:12:13 AM
Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.

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How Kids Benefit From Learning To Explain Their Math Thinking

March 27th, 2017 at 8:24:24 AM
Students are never too young to explain their thinking. When teachers encourage them to back up their claims with evidence from a young age, they will be more accustomed to doing so when problems get...

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Kids Who Suffer Hunger In First Years Lag Behind Their Peers In School

March 24th, 2017 at 2:24:47 AM
When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows. The younger they experienced hunger, the stronger the effect.

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Students See A New World With More Accurate Maps

March 22nd, 2017 at 9:29:04 AM
In a bid to "decolonize the curriculum," Boston Public Schools has swapped into some classrooms the Peters projection — a map meant to more accurately portray continent sizes.

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4 Tools To Help Kids Understand Conflict and Self-Control

March 21st, 2017 at 2:48:04 AM
Conflict in school is bound to arise among kids. Some tools can help kids become better at making arguments and hearing one another out or just take guided breaths to calm down.

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Why Even Great Teaching Strategies Can Backfire And What To Do About It

March 20th, 2017 at 12:12:27 AM
Teaching isn't always about knowing the best strategies. Sometimes it's more about when to use which strategy with an eye to any unintended consequences.

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How Socioeconomic Diversity In Schools Helps All Students

March 16th, 2017 at 9:41:11 AM
Richard Kahlenberg of The Century Foundation argues that it's time to take a closer look at integration.

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10 Ways To Help Kids With Learning Differences That Could Benefit All Students

March 15th, 2017 at 12:56:50 PM
Strategies developed at a school that specializes in learning differences may be helpful to all schools in order to help the variety of learners everywhere.

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Growing An Educator Pipeline Starts By Sparking Student Passion For Teaching

March 13th, 2017 at 3:01:02 AM
Could Teacher Academies in high school be a way to build a pipeline of passionate, diverse future teachers?

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How Maker Mindsets Can Be An Easy Fit For Rural Schools

March 8th, 2017 at 9:59:43 AM
Maker spaces are helping students in rural communities apply technology in a way that's relevant to their local needs.

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Three Fun Riddles Filled With Math Problem Solving

March 7th, 2017 at 12:45:13 PM
TED-Ed has produced some fun riddle videos that could be great ways to pique kids' interest in more complicated topics like loops, graph theory, and multiple variable equations.

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How Schools Can Face The ‘Bad Habits’ That Inhibit Meaningful Changes

March 6th, 2017 at 3:28:53 AM
Sometimes the obstacle to change in schools isn't teacher motivation or a guiding vision, it's the habitual behaviors that are hard to break and reinforce the status quo.

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Using Timely Text Messages To Curb Missed Assignments and Class

March 3rd, 2017 at 9:14:07 AM
In a study, automated text messages to parents reduced absences and the number of F's earned by high school students.

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Emotional Agility as a Tool to Help Teens Manage Their Feelings

February 28th, 2017 at 8:36:05 AM
Teens who who are able to identify and manage emotions may be better equipped to navigate life situations.

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