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Oh, listen a lot and talk less. You can't learn anything when you're talking.

December 20, 2019 - 1:50pm
Bing Crosby, singer, actor, comedian
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Curriculum to address graves found at Fla. school

December 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
Ivey Shipp Washington, an African American history teacher at a Tampa, Fla., high school, is part of a committee working to d -More
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Teacher: Help students see, appreciate their strengths

December 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
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How a Calif. district uses video to mentor teachers

December 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
Mentoring teachers is part of an induction program for novice teachers in a California district, according to Denise Duewell, -More
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IB teachers eligible to teach in 100-plus countries

December 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
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What are the top apps used by teachers?

December 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
Podcast app Listenwise, coaching tool Edthena and classroom management tool ClassLink are among 15 technology apps that educa -More
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Effort documents the stories of immigrants

December 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
Immigrants and refugees of today have experiences that differ from the experiences of those in the past and included in instr -More
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D.C. students learn civics through hands-on lessons

December 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
Mikva Challenge DC's Action Civics teaches students how the government works by using hands-on exercises, writes Robyn Lingo, -More
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What made something precious? Losing it and finding it.

December 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
Celeste Ng, writer
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Guidance, resources emerge on LGBTQ history

December 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
Five states now require the teaching of LGBTQ history in public schools, leading to a greater availability of resources and t -More
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Does "classical" teaching improve outcomes?

December 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
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Groups release new standards for online learning

December 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
The Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance and Quality Matters recently released revised standards for virtual education, the f -More
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School librarian questions e-book pricing

December 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
School librarians are purchasing fewer e-books or not buying any at all in response to licensing arrangements that make them  -More
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Report: Digital inequity leads to "homework gap"

December 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
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How taking action teaches students about civics

December 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
Students have a better understanding of civics lessons when they take action on an issue that is important to them, writes hi -More
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Ill. students learn about state government in YMCA program

December 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
An Illinois YMCA's Youth and Government program in teaching students about government through a state legislature version of  -More
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As much research as you think you're doing, you're going to mess up, without a question.

December 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
Doris Kearns Goodwin, biographer, historian, Pulitzer Prize winner
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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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