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War of 1812 site excavated in N.Y.

The Archaeological Field School just wrapped up a six-week field project in New York, where students excavated a site believe -More

How has technology changed the practice?

Nine educators who attended an Edcamp in Indiana share in this article how technology has changed their practices.  -More

Survey: 97% of educators use digital content

About 97% of educators use some form of digital content, according to a survey of 1,000 teachers and administrators by Hought -More

N.C. explores shorter, more frequent standardized tests

Students in selected fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms in North Carolina will take three shorter standardized tests during th -More

How some high schools are changing the valedictorian title

A growing number of high schools nationwide are changing the way they designate class valedictorians.  -More

Wis. schools gardens blend nutrition, academic lessons

What an Ohio social studies teacher learned from grading AP exams


Calif. teacher uses Minecraft to teach state history

Fourth-grade teacher David Goldberg developed a lesson plan that integrates Minecraft into lessons on the Spanish exploration -More

Court: Fla. can rate teachers on scores of students they do not teach

A Florida court has let stand a state law allowing the evaluation of teachers based on the test scores of students that they  -More

"Proficiency" varies by state, report says

There is significant variation in states' definitions of math and reading proficiency, according to a report by the National  -More


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