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Can Quality Pre-K and Career Training For Parents Break Cycle of Poverty?

April 28th, 2017 at 1:36:08 PM
A program in Tulsa, Okla., links quality Head Start services with job training and parental support. A study of the program shows it's improving the lives of both mothers and their children.

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The Essential Underpinnings Of Shifting to ‘Modern Learning’

April 26th, 2017 at 8:44:40 AM
A white paper by Will Richardson and Bruce Dixon identify key ingredients to successfully implement needed change in schools, such as leadership, culture, communication and technology.

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A Mindset Shift to Continue Supporting the Most Frustrating Kids

April 24th, 2017 at 8:42:57 AM
Some students can feel so difficult to work with that the challenge begins to strain a teacher's empathy. Alex Shevrin offers some tips for how she shifts her mindset when this happens and...

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His Teacher Told Him He Wouldn’t Go To College, Then He Did

April 24th, 2017 at 2:50:44 AM
African-American students with disabilities are disciplined far more and graduate far less than their counterparts, researchers say. What needs to change to help more succeed?

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4 Digital Tools That Help Students Practice Integrity

April 21st, 2017 at 9:10:14 AM
Digital tools can help give students a platform to demonstrate their honesty, courage, and integrity in the classroom on a regular basis.

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Be The Change You Want to See By Shifting Traditional High School

April 20th, 2017 at 2:48:27 AM
At this big traditional high school teachers are taking the lead in the push for interdisciplinary, future-focused teaching practices.

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How Kids Learn Better By Taking Frequent Breaks Throughout The Day

April 18th, 2017 at 3:01:18 AM
American teacher Timothy Walker learned more effective ways to teach when he moved to Finland and pulled back from cramming too much into one day.

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How Empathy Is Important For Parents And Teens When Things Get Stressful

April 17th, 2017 at 2:49:26 AM
Helping teenagers develop cognitive empathy, the ability to understand another person's perspective, can allow them to cope with stress better. But whether they accept help can be all in the phrasing.

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Delay Kindergarten? Some Research Says, Enroll Anyway

April 14th, 2017 at 9:06:16 AM
Academic redshirting, the practice of holding kids back a year before enrolling them in kindergarten, has been debated for years. A new article attempts to clear up some of the confusion for parents.

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How Play Is At The Heart of Many World-Changing Inventions

April 13th, 2017 at 8:56:34 AM
Play isn't just good for social emotional development and regulation, throughout history it has been a powerful driver of invention.

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Why Giving Effective Feedback Is Trickier Than It Seems

April 12th, 2017 at 9:09:51 AM
Feedback is a crucial part of learning, but only when it helps students target learning goals and comes at the right moment in the trajectory of a project.

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Why Having One Black Teacher Could Help Keep Black Students In School

April 10th, 2017 at 5:57:24 PM
According to a recent study, having a role model at school who looks like you can have large and long-lasting effects.

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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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