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Students design TED-Ed lessons in social studies

June 21, 2019 - 12:46pm
Having students develop TED-Ed lessons -- or short videos that introduce a topic -- can gives them more choice and foster cre -More
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What are the most popular edtech tools?

June 21, 2019 - 12:46pm
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8th-grade environmentalists target plastics

June 21, 2019 - 12:46pm
Eighth-grade students at Beekmantown Central School in Clinton County, N.Y., focused on the negative environmental effects of -More
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Column: Why media literacy matters more than ever

June 21, 2019 - 12:46pm
Michael Kilian recently used the example of the fictional Dewey administration -- playing off the infamous "Dewey Defeats Tru -More
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Students learn, touch, Mayflower history

June 20, 2019 - 11:39am
A group of Massachusetts sixth-grade students learned about the history of the Mayflower and recently had the opportunity to  -More
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Free, quality learning resources to find online

June 20, 2019 - 11:39am
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Teachers gain firsthand manufacturing experience

June 20, 2019 - 11:39am
Educators in some Ohio schools are learning about potential career paths for students through Butler Tech's new Manufacturing -More
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Baltimore schools recruit teachers via Facebook

June 20, 2019 - 11:39am
Officials with Baltimore City Public Schools are using Facebook ads and reaching out to educators in Puerto Rico to fill vaca -More
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National Archives responds to drop in cursive literacy

June 20, 2019 - 11:39am
The National Archives has about 15 billion documents -- about 80% of which are in cursive, says David Ferriero, archivist of  -More
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Hawaii's culture offers framework for education

June 20, 2019 - 11:39am
A public elementary school in Hawaii uses a focus on indigenous culture and ties cultural values and practices to educational -More
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Once you've weighed the possibilities, you have to take that final leap of faith.

June 20, 2019 - 11:39am
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How to bring LGBTQIA+ history into class

June 17, 2019 - 1:26pm
Teachers can incorporate LGBTQIA+ history into lessons with the Four-Tiered Approach -- covering contributions, additive, tra -More
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Opinion: Civics education finding more support

June 17, 2019 - 1:26pm
Civics education is rising in its profile in Virginia, according to Bob Gibson, communications director and senior researcher -More
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Mass. sued over how it funds public schools

June 17, 2019 - 1:26pm
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Students take lead in designing edtech

June 17, 2019 - 1:26pm
Some student education-technology entrepreneurs are using their own experiences to help them design classroom tech that can h -More
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Students learn about prejudice through peer training

June 17, 2019 - 1:26pm
Nearly 300 students from eight schools in a Massachusetts district recently took part in a peer-training program from the Ant -More
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Educators seek more inclusive library collections

June 17, 2019 - 1:26pm
Educators are increasingly advocating for classrooms and libraries to include a more diverse selection of books that reflect  -More
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