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Teacher: Differentiated instruction is useful, not a cure-all

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Differentiated instruction has challenges, but it can be useful in the classroom without being the "magic bullet" for everyth -More
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Ga. may award diplomas to 8,000 students who failed outdated test

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
About 8,000 people in Georgia did not earn diplomas because they failed part of the Georgia High School Graduation Test, whic -More
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Study: Early-childhood programs may reduce need for special education

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Early-childhood programs may play an important role in reducing some special-education placements, according to a recent stud -More
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Ideas to help "non-gaming" teachers select classroom video games

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Many websites are launching platform-based educational games that may help "non-gaming" teachers -- those who do not play dig -More
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S.C. high-school students tackle racism with art

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Three Advanced Placement art students at South Pointe High School in South Carolina recently used their art skills to address -More
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Rosa Parks' papers, artifacts loaned to the Library of Congress

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has made the papers and artifacts belonging to the late civil rights activist Ro -More
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Volunteer opportunity -- Rho Kappa Honor Society Advisory Board

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes  -More
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Webinar -- Strategies for Engaging Students with C3 and the Common Core

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
This webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
George S. Patton, U.S. Army general -More
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Colonial Day caps 2-month unit for N.Y. 4th-graders

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Fourth-graders at a New York elementary school have spent two months researching the pre-Revolutionary War era in America as  -More
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Mass. students highlight town's history with photography show

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Photography students from a Massachusetts high school have curated an exhibit on how their community has changed with time.  -More
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Education officials consider ELL student testing

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Officials with the U.S.  -More
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Tech helps turn snow days into e-learning days

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Educators in an Indiana school district are using technology to help bridge the learning gap during snow days.  -More
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Are schools "becoming ground zero" for the vaccination debate?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Schools nationwide may be "ground zero" in the debate over childhood vaccinations, where local educators and officials are ma -More
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Global water awareness in the spotlight, thanks to students' walk

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Seventh graders at a New York middle school recently walked a mile while carrying jugs of water to experience the long walks  -More
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