Kindergartners and first-graders at Raye-Allen Elementary School in Texas took part in a celebration of Kwanzaa, which is off -More-
Voting for the 2015 Elections for the NCSS Board of Directors opens Feb. 2. Members of good standing as of Dec. -More-
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Business schools are struggling to adapt to the new realities of a digital economy. What are the best skills and training for leadership in the future?
A small but growing number of universities have adopted a more engaging, demanding form of the standard introductory courses, and research suggests the new style works better.
Jane Dimyan-Ehrenfeld is a parent and an education lawyer in Maryland who was an elementary school teacher for eight years. In this post, she talks about why she knows her daughter’s kindergarten teacher is great — and why teachers should be evaluated by more than just test scores. The name of the school is not included at her request.Read full article >>
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation inspired two young people to give their passion, and to write in about it.
Misspelled school sign costs principal her job http://t.co/rZJctsW2TLA sign at a Paterson public school in New Jersey with serious misspellings may have been the cause of the demotion of the school principal.Read full article >>
Without guidance, students can easily make poor decisions, especially if no one in their families has gone to college, yet the national ratio is almost 500 students per counselor.
Leading business schools are breaking from traditional approaches and picking up the digital-age arts of speed and constant experimentation.
Whatever became of Virginia of “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” fame?Laura Virginia O’Hanlon of New York City was 8 years old in 1897 when, the story goes, she asked her father, Philip O’Hanlon, a coroner’s assistant, whether Santa Claus was real. O’Hanlon told her write to the Sun, a well-known newspaper, and said that if she saw it mentioned there, she would know it was true. She wrote the letter, in which she noted that some of her friends did not think Santa was real. The letter said:Read full article >>
Strauss: Macy’s gives its Santa musical to public schools for free — and gets tons of priceless publicity
Yes, Virginia, Macy’s has awarded cash gifts to public schools to perform its musical “Yes, Virginia,” an effort that is part of the company’s “commitment to arts education” — and that just so happens to promote Macy’s to young children and their teachers and parents.Read full article >>
There’s a common perception that with cancer in the house, the mood is all death and dying, gloom and doom. But there can be laughter and humor, too.
Here is veteran teacher Larry Ferlazzo’s annual list for the best/worst education news of the year. Ferlazzo teaches English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written seven books on education, writes a teacher advice blog for Education Week Teacher and has his own popular resource-sharing blog. See if his list resembles your own. What did he miss?Read full article >>
Voice Charter School in Long Island City, Queens, credits its focus on music with its students outpacing their peers on New York State math and English exams.
Historically, the periods during and immediately after economic downturns have been harder on blacks. But the trend this time has been more extreme.
Christmas is on Dec. 25, but it wasn’t always.Dec. 25 is not the date mentioned in the Bible as the day of Jesus’s birth; the Bible is actually silent on the day or the time of year when Mary was said to have given birth to him in Bethlehem. The earliest Christians did not celebrate his birth.Read full article >>
Fourth- and fifth-graders from two Buffalo, N.Y., schools recently toured the Buffalo History Museum to learn more about the -More-