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Mar 22, 2019
A Must Read: Ten-Year-Old with Dyslexia Poem!
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Dyslexia is a learning disorder that affects areas of the brain that process language. People with dyslexia often have a difficult time reading, identifying the differences between certain letter or symbols, and performing math equations. For people with dyslexia, school can be traumatizing. However, early intervention can help a child navigate the disorder ...
GOOD
When Personalized Learning Also Boosts Special Education Students
The longer students attend Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School, the better they do. Many enter in sixth grade performing years behind grade level. By the ...
The Hechinger Report
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The War on Poverty Remains a Stalemate
An op-ed in the Wall Street Journal looks at the impact of billions of dollars spent to try to narrow the gap in academic achievement between those born ...
EducationNext
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How Learning Computers are Becoming Smarter
Many companies use the term artificial intelligence, or AI, as a way to generate excitement for their products and to present themselves as on the cutting ...
Business Insider
The Coolest Ways Teachers Are Using Robots in the Classroom
Dreaming of robots in your classroom? While you might not have a programmable robot assistant to help you write lesson plans (yet), you can use robots ...
We Are Teachers
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School Failing with Graduation Rates Until They Opened a Day Care
Inside a high school in the Columbia Heights neighborhood, down several hallways lined with student artwork and college acceptance letters, is a ...
EdSurge
Teaching Students to Think as They Read Improves Comprehension
As young readers, students often make mistakes that can impact what they understand. Helping them watch out for these tricky errors can help them better ...
Education DIVE
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Honest College Applicants Await Their Fates
The college application process, for those staying within the rules, is one long and maddening lesson in the limits of control. Study hard, make the sports ...
The New York Times
How Should We Define SEL in Schools?
We are often asked for the definition of social-emotional learning (SEL). One common and useful SEL definition is the process of learning to integrate ...
eSchool News
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Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peers
Anxiety and depression are on the rise among America’s youth and, whether they personally suffer from these conditions or not, seven-in-ten teens ...
Pew Research Center
The Challenge Of Scale In Learning
Scale is the breadth of context for the application of a thing and like purpose, audience, and context, scale is a factor in application. Scale is also a ...
TeachThought
Trivia
Name the city previously known as Byzantium and Constantinople
See the answer below.
Letters to the Editor
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Why Asian Students Outpace their Western Peers
Actually they only keep certain students in class in the ...
Tim Click, Principal, Roosevelt Elementary School, Point Pleasant, WV
What Year Was It?
Stanley Begins Search for Livingstone
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Journalist Henry Morton Stanley begins his famous search through Africa for the missing British explorer Dr. David Livingstone.
The day was Mar 21. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.
Ellen Ochoa
Trivia Answer
Name the city previously known as Byzantium and Constantinople
Answer: Istanbul
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