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Calif. 4th-grade students visit with penguins via Skype

Fourth-grade students in California recently participated in a 30-minute Skype session to learn about penguins in Antarctica  -More

Agriculture curriculum grows modern in urban, suburban districts

Agriculture programs are on the rise in urban and suburban areas, where students can explore topics ranging from small-scale  -More

Geography students in Texas examine terrorism for class project

A world geography teacher in Dallas is using recent events to engage students in thoughtful discussions about terrorism.  -More

How global partnerships can enhance travel-abroad trips

How to use "Star Wars" in the classroom

Teachers can use the "Star Wars" films to teach multiple subjects, Tim Chartier and Michael Gonchar write in this blog post.  -More

ESSA may put more financial pressure on states

States have more authority under the Every Student Succeeds Act, but some experts predict challenges because of staffing and  -More

We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher and writer -More

C3 Framework resources

Learn more about the instructional shifts needed to help students achieve the goals of the new ELA/literacy Common Core State -More

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher -More

Teachers use projects to combine science, social studies

Two fifth-grade teachers at an Illinois school integrated science and engineering into social studies by having students cons -More

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