News and Best Practices for K-12 Schools
Mar 25, 2019
Tips For Teaching With Art In Any Subject Area
Art inquiry is a powerful way to engage students with diverse learning needs, improve critical thinking and social-emotional skills and make learning relevant to students’ lives. Yet many teachers shy away from teaching with art, which causes their students to miss out on these potentially transformative learning experiences. Teaching with art creates opportunities for ...
The Science of Drawing and Memory
It’s long been known that drawing something helps a person remember it. A new study shows that drawing is superior to activities such as reading or ...
Universal Pre-K; Chicago Invests $77 Million in Early Learning
Despite “significant’ state structural budget deficit, Illinois and Chicago will continue investing in early childhood education, leaders made clear on Friday. In ...
How 4 Schools are Improving Student Motivation
When students feel motivated, everything is better–grades, class engagement, standardized test scores, and determination. That’s why improving student ...
eSchool News
Principals Who Lost Schools in Hurricane Michael Assume New Roles
Ilea Faircloth had just stepped into her first assignment as a principal last July, charged with pulling Springfield Elementary off Florida’s list of low-performing ...
Education DIVE
2019 Curiosity Conference Will Define the Human-Machine Coevolution Process
RoboTerra, in partnership with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), will host the Curiosity Conference in Silicon Valley for the second ...
26 Must-Watch TED Talks to Spark Student Discussions
TED is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing important ideas on a variety of topics. TED brings together the world’s most innovative people to ...
We Are Teachers
Counselors Couldn’t Keep Up With Our Growing Mental Health Crisis, So Peers Stepped Up
It’s 7:30 a.m. on a Monday morning. I welcome students into the building with an optimistic smile on my face while teachers give an endless supply of high ...
Belonging and Its Role in Math Achievement
When students don’t perform well in a subject, the typical responses relate to student motivation, e.g., they need more grit, they don’t have the right growth ...
Friendships - The Key To Happiness
I often recommend to others who seek to do what I tried, DON’T! It is too dangerous – you are taking an awful risk. It is not wise to isolate yourself for ...
Pick the Brain
The Persistence of Achievement Gaps between Haves and Have-Nots
The conventional wisdom is that, as income inequality has grown in the United States, inequality in education has increased as well. A new study finds that ...
The vernal equinox heralds the start of which season in the northern hemisphere?
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?
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City
What Year
In one of the darkest moments of America's industrial history, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory in New York City burns down, killing 145 workers.
The day was Mar 25. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
Change is the end result of all true learning.
Leo Buscaglia
Trivia Answer
The vernal equinox heralds the start of which season in the northern hemisphere?
Answer: Spring
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