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NY students detail Indigenous People's Day effort

September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Five students from a New York state middle school, along with their teachers, recently made a presentation to a nearby colleg -More
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Students reflect on how they are affected by violence

September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Police-involved violence is touching students in communities nationwide, including Philadelphia, Chicago and St. Louis.  -More
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Is homework necessary in elementary school?

September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Some teachers and elementary schools in the US are altering approaches to homework, with some ensuring the assignments are me -More
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2 Ky. high schools ditch traditional grading

September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Two high schools in Kentucky have overhauled grading practices, with one school disallowing extra credit points, zeros for ch -More
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Minecraft to launch education edition Nov. 1

September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
More than 35,000 students and teachers have tested and given feedback on a free, trial version of Minecraft: Education Editio -More
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Schools seek advice on Pledge, Anthem protests

September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
The silent protest of San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the National Anthem is playing out on some hig -More
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Study examines Australia's languages, genetics

September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
A study that tracked the expansion of early migrations into Australia may offer insight into the origins of languages spoken  -More
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All progress occurs because people dare to be different.

September 26, 2016 - 1:42pm
Harry Millner, writer
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How to use the US presidential debates in class

September 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
The first 2016 presidential debate is scheduled for Monday.  -More
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Using annotation to teach close reading

September 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Teaching students how to annotate nonfiction articles can develop their close-reading skills and improve comprehension, sixth -More
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311 Fla. schools add an hour to zero in on learning

September 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Florida's 311 lowest-performing schools are using an extra hour in the school day to boost students' reading skills, some edu -More
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Harkin: Why tech access is a civil right

September 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Individuals with disabilities need full access to technology to fully participate in life, retired US Sen.  -More
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Why teachers should be open to using more apps

September 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Teachers should avoid an either-or mindset when it comes to choosing mobile apps to use with students, asserts Beth Holland,  -More
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How the cloud is changing K-12

September 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
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Va. students study how school's construction affected environment

September 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Fifth-grade teachers at a new Virginia elementary school are teaching a unit on how the school's recent construction has affe -More
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Geographer examines how bombings changed Laos

September 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Millions of tons of bombs were dropped on Laos during the Vietnam War, leaving craters in their wake and affecting soil forma -More
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