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N.J. students learn to about global citizenship

July 3, 2019 - 12:57pm
One New Jersey high school is using a Socratic seminar-style class to get students thinking critically about the world and gl -More
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Educator describes going from dropout to top teacher

July 3, 2019 - 12:57pm
Anthony Johnson failed four grades of school -- including the fourth grade -- before dropping out of high school.  -More
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Schools look to limit cellphone distractions

July 3, 2019 - 12:57pm
Teachers say that the classroom distraction of cellphones puts a strain on relationships with their students.  -More
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Va. students advocate for healthier schools

July 3, 2019 - 12:57pm
Middle-school students in Virginia are advocating for healthier schools after they discovered mold in 15 classrooms.  -More
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How to help students think critically about media

July 3, 2019 - 12:57pm
Educators can take steps to help students think more critically about media messages and the entities that create them, accor -More
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In whatever you do, strive to be the best at it.

July 3, 2019 - 12:57pm
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Pa. social studies teachers become history guides

July 1, 2019 - 2:54pm
Matt Maris and Chris Morris, a pair of Pennsylvania high-school social studies teachers, are spending their summer guiding re -More
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District closing gaps in gifted, talented programs

July 1, 2019 - 2:54pm
A Colorado school district launched a pilot program in 2018 aimed at bringing enrollment among black and Hispanic students in -More
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Partnership supports tech in rural districts

July 1, 2019 - 2:54pm
A new partnership between the Consortium for School Networking and edWeb is intended to overcome the technology gap between r -More
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Summer camp offers guitar building, tuning class

July 1, 2019 - 2:54pm
About 150 middle- and high-school students will participate in STEM camps this summer in conjunction with Bakersfield College -More
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Students master languages, earn biliteracy seals

July 1, 2019 - 2:54pm
Thirty students recently graduated from a Massachusetts high school with seals of biliteracy on their diplomas for demonstrat -More
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Summer program focuses teens on Hawaiian culture

June 28, 2019 - 1:16pm
A group of 30 teenage students are spending five weeks of their summer learning about the culture and ecosystems of Hawaii as -More
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State legislatures try to boost civics education

June 28, 2019 - 1:16pm
More than 30 states considered some 80 pieces of legislation aimed at improving civics education during the 2018-19 legislati -More
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Teacher: Help students build connections

June 28, 2019 - 1:16pm
Despite having more technology than ever, people are increasingly disconnected, according to Mandy Manning, 2018 National Tea -More
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Mobile app could help teens cope with angst

June 28, 2019 - 1:16pm
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Canada school to offer Michif language instruction

June 28, 2019 - 1:16pm
Students at Saskatoon, Canada, elementary school will learn Michif, the indigenous language of the Métis people.  -More
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