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Project-based lessons can do more than solve problems

The centennial of the National Parks Service is an opportunity for teachers to introduce project-based lessons based on the c -More

Idaho middle-schoolers to earn high-school credits

An Idaho middle school will begin offering students a chance to earn high-school credits.  -More

What is the value of AP credits?

How one college operates without grades, GPAs, SATs

What is the best fit for middle grades?

Schools with K-8 grade configurations may lead to better outcomes for middle-schoolers, compared with grade 6-8 and grade 6-1 -More

Should students blog?

Blogging can be taught to students as a writing genre, suggests English-language arts teacher Alice Chen.  -More

Nonfiction focus welcomes news to school

The increased emphasis on nonfiction texts in the Common Core State Standards has broadened the appeal of using current event -More

Tenn. revises social studies standards

Tennessee recently revised its K-12 social studies standards due to various complaints from teachers and parents.  -More

Will lawmakers fund grants for school supports, counselors?

Data show that school counselors can have a tremendous effect on students' success -- both in and out of school.  -More

Calif. governor approves ethnic studies curriculum


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