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Arts Education Matters: We Know, We Measured It

Education Week - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:22pm
Jay P. Greene and a team of researchers studied and measured how arts experiences boost critical thinking for students.
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Arts Education Matters: We Know, We Measured It

Education Week - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:22pm
Jay P. Greene and a team of researchers studied and measured how arts experiences boost critical thinking for students.
Categories: Education News

The Power of Poetry in the Classroom

Education Week - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:21pm
When his students write poems, they reveal the gap between who they are and who they might become, teacher Kip Zegers says.
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The Power of Poetry in the Classroom

Education Week - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:21pm
When his students write poems, they reveal the gap between who they are and who they might become, teacher Kip Zegers says.
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STEM + Art: A Brilliant Combination

Education Week - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:20pm
Interweaving arts and sciences curriculum can build student strengths across subject areas, writes arts education officer John Ceschini.
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STEM + Art: A Brilliant Combination

Education Week - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:20pm
Interweaving arts and sciences curriculum builds student strengths across subject areas, John Ceschini says.
Categories: Education News

Understanding the Mind of a Young Artist

Education Week - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:19pm
Illustrator Jeff Dekal shares his perspective on being a young artist in the K-12 classroom.
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Understanding the Mind of a Young Artist

Education Week - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:19pm
Illustrator Jeff Dekal shares his perspective on being a young artist in the K-12 classroom.
Categories: Education News

Strauss: Arizona teacher sues state alleging retaliation for criticizing Common Core

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:02pm

Brad McQueen is a veteran elementary school teacher in the Tanque Verde School District in Arizona. He is suing  John Huppenthal, Arizona’s outgoing superintendent of public instruction, alleging that he was the victim of retaliation by his employer after he spoke out against the Common Core State Standards and a Core-aligned testing consortium, called PARCC.

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Future of D.C. Council Education Committee is unclear with Catania’s departure

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 5:01pm

As Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser (D) prepares to take office next month, there are many questions about what changes the transition will bring to the city’s efforts to reform public schools.

One of the biggest unknowns is what will happen to the D.C. Council’s two-year-old Education Committee that has been chaired by council member David A. Catania (I - At large).

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Motherlode Blog: Giving Tuesday: Where Would Your Children Give?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 4:43pm
We’re not much for planned dinner conversations, but tonight, each of our kids will present a charity they’d like to support for Giving Tuesday, and try to persuade the rest of the family to get on board.






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Motherlode Blog: Looking for Charities That Inspire Kids and Families

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 3:48pm
Tell us which charities inspire your children, and your family, to give time and money to a cause.






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