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Teacher sees impeachment as learning opportunity

September 27, 2019 - 12:36pm
Middle-school social studies teacher Mark Westpfahl changed his lesson plans when news broke this week about an impeachment i -More
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What's the best way to teach news literacy?

September 27, 2019 - 12:36pm
Most educators agree that students need to learn news literacy, but there's less consensus about how to teach it.  -More
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Middle school emphasizes positive interactions

September 27, 2019 - 12:36pm
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You are perfectly cast in your life. I can't imagine anyone but you in the role. Go play.

September 27, 2019 - 12:36pm
Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer, lyricist, singer, actor, playwright, producer National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept.
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Colo. students learn about lives of vaqueros

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
Students at a Colorado middle school recently learned what life was like for vaqueros -- Hispanic cowboys -- in the Southwest -More
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Students' trauma affects teachers, too

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
Caring for students in distress -- often in trauma-sensitive schools -- can take a toll on teachers, who often do not get the -More
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N.D. ranks as No. 1 state for teachers

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
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Study: TV, video game time affects academics

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
Not all screen time is created equal, according to a review of 58 studies from 23 countries published Monday in JAMA Pediatri -More
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8th-graders seek to make a difference with art

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
Elkhorn Middle School art teacher Su Sheridan wanted her eighth-grade students to do more than just exercise their creativity -More
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District sees benefits of global learning program

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
More than 1,800 students in Washington, D.C.'s schools have traveled abroad through a global learning initiative that launche -More
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Hunger Challenge lessons seek solutions for malnutrition

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
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Education Talk Radio: Training, retaining special education teachers

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
Joanne Van Boxtel and Heather Taylor Wizikowski of California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, share tools and evidence-
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I write to discover what I know.

September 25, 2019 - 1:20pm
Flannery O'Connor, writer
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Ala. middle-schoolers develop journalism skills

September 23, 2019 - 2:03pm
Seventh- and eighth-grade students at one Alabama school are learning journalism skills by writing stories for the school new -More
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Md. students engage in project to protect birds

September 23, 2019 - 2:03pm
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Study: How poverty affects academic achievement

September 23, 2019 - 2:03pm
Higher poverty rates -- not racial segregation -- drive achievement gaps in schools, according to a report released today by  -More
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Report: Schools increasingly targets of ransomware

September 23, 2019 - 2:03pm
Fifty school districts and colleges -- and more than 500 individual K-12 schools -- have been affected by disclosed ransomwar -More
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Students protest in climate change rallies

September 23, 2019 - 2:03pm
Climate change protests took place around the world on Friday, including one organized by high-schoolers in Boston while a Ca -More
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Effort seeks to boost reading at home among children

September 23, 2019 - 2:03pm
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library works to distribute age-appropriate books to as many children -- birth to age 5 -- as po -More
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Book sparks positive T-shirt project at S.C. school

September 23, 2019 - 2:03pm
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