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Ala. students play historical roles from 1920s

December 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
Students at an Alabama middle school attended a mock 1920s speakeasy in the school library, some dressed in character as hist -More
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Lateral reading helps students identify facts

December 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
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W.Va. may change social studies, history requirements

December 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
The West Virginia Board of Education has voted to seek public comment on a proposal to lower the required number of high-scho -More
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R.I. high-schoolers sue for civics education

December 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
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Wyo. history teacher creates online class

December 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
Fourth-graders in Wyoming will be able to learn about their state's history in a new online course created by a longtime teac -More
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Ala. teachers struggle to teach about slavery

December 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
Teachers in Alabama have been increasingly interested -- and conflicted -- about teaching about slavery as the state marks it -More
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High-schoolers in France learn Arabic, Hebrew

December 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
Students at a high school in France are studying Arabic and Hebrew as part of Parler en Paix, an initiative that uses languag -More
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If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

December 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
Anatole France, writer, journalist, Nobel Prize winner
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Elective shines light on ignored parts of history

December 11, 2019 - 1:42pm
Nataliya Braginsky of the Metropolitan Business Academy in New Haven, Conn., teaches an elective class on African American an -More
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Understand cultural nuance to improve teaching

December 11, 2019 - 1:42pm
Teachers who make an effort to learn about their students' cultural backgrounds can be more effective at their jobs, writes e -More
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Teacher workshop focuses on helping students with dyslexia

December 11, 2019 - 1:42pm
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Report: Some online teaching materials fall short

December 11, 2019 - 1:42pm
About 64% of teaching materials available on online platforms reviewed by the Thomas B.  -More
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Group seeks students to salvage slave shipwrecks

December 11, 2019 - 1:42pm
The organization Diving With a Purpose, which collects artifacts from slave shipwrecks, is seeking to recruit more students t -More
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Ohio girls prep for future campaigns for office

December 11, 2019 - 1:42pm
Last month's Young Women Run Columbus conference attracted a host of young Ohio women who aspire to careers in politics, from -More
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Thunberg becomes Time's youngest Person of the Year

December 11, 2019 - 1:42pm
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And are we not all 'mere guests' upon this whirling earth?

December 11, 2019 - 1:42pm
Lee Smith, writer
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Teacher brings 80s history to Ind. high school

December 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
Todd Shriver, a high-school teacher in Monon, Ind., bring in special guests for his "Topics in the 1980s" class, a social stu -More
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How to get students to engage with active lessons

December 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
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Pa. students help charity by going without phones

December 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
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D.C. board launches rewrite of social studies standards

December 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
A partnership between the District of Columbia State Board of Education and the Office of the State Superintendent of Educati -More
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