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May 29, 2018
Questions Students Should Be Able to Answer Before They Graduate High School
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Usually–when it's discussed at all–the kinds of questions stakeholders in education believe 'students should be able to answer' are academic (content-based), or practical (life skills). Academic questions might include: How can I use reading strategies to make sense of a text? What is the scientific process? How can I calculate the area of a square or the probability that I'm ...
TeachThought
Recognizing and Alleviating Student Math Anxiety
Math anxiety is much more than a dislike for the subject-it's a real problem for students, one that blocks the brain's working memory and ...
Edutopia
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Motivating American Students to Work Harder
In the United States, we don't expect most kids to work very hard, and they don't. So write Mike Petrilli and Adam Tyner of the Fordham ...
EducationNext
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Real-World Tips for Anti-Bullying
Today it appears that bullying incidents are under the microscope as much as they have ever been. Some would say this is an undesired ...
TEACH Magazine
Teacher Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Teaching Students With Autism?
Most teachers in today's schools have at least one student on the autism spectrum in their classroom. Find out how much you know ...
We Are Teachers
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Writing By Example
Writing is a struggle for many people, but it is especially difficult for English language learners (ELLs). ELLs face many challenges when ...
Language Magazine
Digital Signage Growth Helps K-12 Schools Get Their Messages Out
Cluttered bulletin boards, garbled loudspeaker announcements and missed memos are becoming a thing of the past as a growing number of ...
EdTech
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Being Influential: What Does it Take?
I coach many a teacher who shares with me that they are frustrated with the system in which they work. They have ideas to make things ...
eSchool News
Colleges Face Increasing Number of Students Seeking Learning Accommodations
The Wall Street Journal profiles the rise of college students declaring disabilities and requesting accommodations on campus, a figure ...
Education DIVE
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Adding to the STEAM Toolbox
Cameron Guerrero has been the Director of Bands and Orchestras for the Granada Hills Charter High School in southern California for the ...
edCircuit
Aristotle's Wrongful Death
History is on the ebb. Philosophy is on the ropes. And comparative literature? Please. It's an intellectual heirloom: cherished by ...
The New York Times
Cartoon
"I think my boss is running out of ideas. Today is Bring Your Toaster To Work Day.."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
How many British monarchs have there been since 1900?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Mount Everst Conquered
Mount Everst Conquered
Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa of Nepal, become the first explorers to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
The day was May 29. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
No matter how he may think himself accomplished, when he sets out to learn a new language, science or the bicycle, he has entered a new realm as truly as if he were a child newly born into the world.
Frances Willard
Trivia Answer
How many British monarchs have there been since 1900?
Answer: Six
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