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Wis. 4th-graders to tap into history of maple syrup

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
Fourth-graders in a Wisconsin school will be taking a field trip to learn about the state's maple syrup season, which wraps u -More
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Should history students guide their own learning?

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
Finding a balance between student-directed learning and teacher-directed instruction differs for each instructor, writes hist -More
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Schools in Canada promote wellness, active learning with standing desks

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
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How peer learning helps teachers innovate

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
Peer-to-peer learning networks and programs, such as Edcamps and ScratchEd, help teachers connect with like-minded educators  -More
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Teacher-prep programs still need improvement, Duncan says

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
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Teachers share how they use Google in classroom lessons

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
Google can be an invaluable classroom teaching tool, according to a group of Google Certified Teachers who presented recently -More
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Wash. teens bring Real Beautiful Powerful program to younger peers

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
High-school students in a Washington state district recently visited an elementary school to teach students how to develop a  -More
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Students get fit in campaign to feed malnourished children

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
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Webinar -- Tell Me A Story

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
The stories of individuals provide intimate perspectives on the life and character of a person perpetuating his or her indivi -More
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Promoting Inquiry with Primary Source Documents in the Elementary Classroom

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
This April 9 webinar will help elementary teachers engage students in US history through selecting appropriate primary source -More
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:36pm
Confucius, philosopher and teacher -More
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Seattle 5th-graders join effort to put a woman on $20 bill

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Fifth-graders at a Seattle elementary school are researching 16 women in U.S.  -More
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Canadian teachers integrate aboriginal heritage into curriculum

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Some schools in Alberta, Canada, are enhancing the learning of students by creating programs that use local aboriginal langua -More
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Students develop academic, social skills through puzzle challenges

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
A part-day, hands-on learning program at a Florida elementary school helps students who are gifted develop academic and socia -More
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Graduation rates up, disparities remain for students with disabilities

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
The nationwide graduation rate of students with disabilities rose to nearly 62% for the 2012-13 school year, a 3% increase fr -More
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Tips to help plan high-tech lessons

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
The most challenging part of technology integration is envisioning goals for the use of the technology, according to Tom Dacc -More
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England's King Richard III begins process for long-awaited burial

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
The remains of King Richard III, found in 2012 under a parking lot, soon will be laid to rest in Leicester Cathedral in Engla -More
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