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If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

January 15, 2020 - 1:41pm
Gail Sheehy, writer, journalist, lecturer
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Teacher: Use artifacts to tell stories of history

January 13, 2020 - 2:04pm
Artifacts -- such as a stone from the original White House -- help students think about the historical figures and events as  -More
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W.Va. teachers worry about cuts to social studies

January 13, 2020 - 2:04pm
The West Virginia Board of Education is considering a proposal to allow for a reduction in the number of social studies class -More
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Do history textbooks in Calif., Texas depict the same US?

January 13, 2020 - 2:04pm
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Facebook ad rule updates don't block political targeting

January 13, 2020 - 2:04pm
Facebook has announced updates to rules governing advertising on its platform, declining to limit or fact-check political ads -More
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Fla. lawmakers may require school panic alarms

January 13, 2020 - 2:04pm
The Florida state legislature is considering several school safety bills, including one that would require public schools to  -More
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Teacher: Let students pursue passion subjects

January 13, 2020 - 2:04pm
Literary analysis is tough for some students, but they can strengthen their skills by studying what they are passionate about -More
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Challenge helps students appreciate water access

January 10, 2020 - 12:26pm
Michael D'Amato's social studies class participated in the One Gallon Challenge, an exercise to help them appreciate the expe -More
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Ariz. students learn to grow, cook produce in school garden

January 10, 2020 - 12:26pm
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Book inspires Tenn. students to address segregation

January 10, 2020 - 12:26pm
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Analysis finds racial segregation among NYC schools

January 10, 2020 - 12:26pm
Although New York City school districts are fairly diverse, student populations are often racially segregated by individual s -More
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Good digital citizenship for students, staff

January 10, 2020 - 12:26pm
School leaders need to prioritize digital safety awareness among staff and teach students how to be good digital citizens, wr -More
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Nonprofits help boost civics education in Ore.

January 10, 2020 - 12:26pm
Oregon does not require schools to teach civics.  -More
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Students seek recognition for civil rights icon

January 10, 2020 - 12:26pm
Three years ago, fifth-graders in Deborah Carlino's class at Martin Elementary School in California learned about Ruby Bridge -More
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The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.

January 10, 2020 - 12:26pm
Peter Drucker, management consultant, educator, writer
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How iCivics helps teach about the US Constitution

January 8, 2020 - 1:27pm
History teacher Sarah Cooper describes using materials from iCivics to engage her 8th-graders in lessons about the US Constit -More
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Online PLCs expand teacher support networks

January 8, 2020 - 1:27pm
Professional learning communities are expanding beyond individual schools and into online platforms, creating a larger learni -More
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School's digital learning lab a welcome surprise

January 8, 2020 - 1:27pm
Students at Ames Middle School in Iowa now have a digital learning lab in which they can explore technologies such as augment -More
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