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Feed the soul, starve the ego.

June 17, 2019 - 1:26pm
Adam Goldstein, DJ known as DJ AM
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Program has students addressing social problems

June 14, 2019 - 1:08pm
Students at a Rhode Island middle school are participating in a Generation Citizen program to engage young people in civics b -More
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Should student school board members have a vote?

June 14, 2019 - 1:08pm
Many state and local school boards have student representatives on the board, but few of them have a vote, and among those wh -More
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Tech helps ELL students find their voice

June 14, 2019 - 1:08pm
Kindergarten teacher and education-technology innovator Michael Hughes pairs technology and student interests to encourage yo -More
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Texas program teaches cultural lessons using pottery

June 14, 2019 - 1:08pm
Students in a Texas summer school program are working with soda ash to learn pottery techniques used by Native American and E -More
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Dugout canoe found in Maine to teach history

June 14, 2019 - 1:08pm
A dugout canoe discovered last fall buried on a Maine beach has been recovered by conservationists and archaeologists who wil -More
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[We] thought that once we'd climbed the mountain, it was unlikely anyone would ever make another attempt.

June 14, 2019 - 1:08pm
Sir Edmund Hillary, mountaineer who, with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, was the first climber to reach Mount Everest's summit
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Social studies standards approved by Mich. board

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
The Michigan State Board of Education has approved revisions to social studies standards that include more mentions of the ro -More
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8th-graders clean up community parks

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
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Trauma informed approach calms district's students

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
An Oregon school district has seen a reduction in student disruptions or outbursts among 15 schools in the three years since  -More
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Does tech use affect reading scores?

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
Using computing devices in language arts classes may be linked with lower reading scores, particularly for younger students,  -More
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Educator's app helps automate class participation

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
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S.D. teachers learn to teach Lakota language

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
A group of K-12 educators are among the students sharpening their Lakota language skills in an intensive summer course in Sou -More
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Why race should be discussed with young students

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
Talking to students about race when they are young helps nurture richer, more complex discussions as those students get older -More
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Call for Speakers: STEM Pathways Summit 2019

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
Are you an expert in an area of STEM/STEAM education? Do you want to share your story and strategies with your peers?
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The present enables us to understand the past, not the other way round.

June 12, 2019 - 1:41pm
A.J.P. Taylor, historian
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Red trunks teach students about other cultures

June 10, 2019 - 1:51pm
Students in some New York districts are learning about other cultures through artifacts, videos and other items delivered to  -More
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