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Apr 24, 2017
Kindergarten is the New First Grade
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A new nationwide study has found that children entering first grade in 2013 had significantly better reading skills than similar students had just 12 years earlier. Researchers say this means that in general, children are better readers at a younger age, but the study also revealed where gaps remain -- especially in more advanced reading ...
ScienceDaily
The Student-Centered Math Class
Close your eyes and picture the most recent math class you taught. Who is doing the math? Who is doing the talking? Who is ...
Edutopia
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Putting Public Schools in The National Spotlight
It was a chance for one small Midwest city to showcase the great work going on inside its public schools, and Van Wert, Ohio ...
The American Federation of Teachers
Lawmakers should not pick and choose what education to fund
Research shows that the benefits of early childhood education are crystal clear. Low-income students who participate in ...
Seattle Times
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This six-year-old's science podcast is getting impressive guests and thousands of downloads
Nate Butkus, 6, hosts "The Show About Science," with one producer, his dad. Courtesy of The Show About Science On his ...
Business Insider
4 maps that explain wars in the Middle East and North Africa
The Middle East and North Africa region runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean and from Turkey to Yemen. The bulk ...
Business Insider
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6 Ways to Help Kids Combat Materialism
Dr. Michele Borba is an internationally recognized educational psychologist and expert in bullying, social-emotional learning ...
US News & World Report
Making Student Data More Usable: What Innovation Theory Tells Us About Interoperability
As schools adopt blended learning, many are eager to use the floods of student learning data gathered by their various ...
EducationNext
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Mark Zuckerberg wants to eliminate all screens from your life with special glasses
If Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has his way, you'll never have to buy a gadget with a screen again. Instead, you'll be ...
Business Insider
What Does the Proposed Federal Budget Mean for Ed Tech in K-12?
Between K-12 and higher education, President Donald Trump's 2018 federal budget proposal aims to cut $13 billion in spending ...
EdTech
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How to Protect Students with Special Needs During a Campus Emergency
Do you know how to take care of and plan for students with special needs in the event of a fire, a campus shooting, a natural ...
Campus Safety
         
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How long is the summer vacation for students in Germany?
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Easter Rebellion Begins
Easter Rebellion Begins
The Irish Republican Brotherhood, a secret organization of Irish nationalists led by Patrick Pearse, launches the so-called Easter Rebellion, an armed uprising against British rule.
The day was Apr 24. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
Alan K. Simpson
Trivia Answer
How long is the summer vacation for students in Germany?
Answer: Six weeks
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