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Mar 14, 2017
This Principal Makes Housecalls, Every Week
This Principal Makes Housecalls, Every Week
The Evergreen Avenue Elementary School students are on the edge of their desk chairs at 2 p.m. every Friday. This could be the Friday their principal visits their house with a Stand Out Student award and a pencil that says it all: My principal is proud of me. It's Principal Tom Braddock's goal to visit every one of his 296 pre-K to grade 5 students at ...
MSN
VIDEO: School District Uses Music to Inspire Reading
To promote the focus on building knowledge through a high volume of reading the goal was set for the entire community to read ...
Orange Public Schools
Helping Immigrant Students Catch Up, Fast
Helping Immigrant Students Catch Up, Fast
Even in a bean bag chair, 15-year-old Michelle sits up straight. With her hands on her knees, she looks down at the ground ...
NPR
Florida Department of Education recognizes six MICMS teachers as 'Highest Impact Teachers'
People sometimes say that the impact a teacher has on a student's life can't be measured. Well, the Florida Department of ...
Marco Eagle
New technology puts STEM degrees in reach for students with disabilities
New technology puts STEM degrees in reach for students with disabilities
Advances in technology have made a range of tech tools, from Microsoft and Adobe software to robotics hardware, more accessible ...
Education DIVE
Academics are only part of the education this school offers its diverse student body
If you have paid attention to the school reform debate in recent years, you would be forgiven for thinking that public ...
The Washington Post
Mastering Classroom Transitions
Mastering Classroom Transitions
While facilitating a demo lesson in front of eight Georgia instructors, my credibility crumbled when 35 cranky middle graders ...
Edutopia
American Society of Civil Engineers gives school facilities a D+ grade
In its quadrennial infrastructure report card, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave U.S. public schools a D+, rating ...
Education DIVE
Which Learning Style Works For You?
Which Learning Style Works For You?
It wouldn't come as a shock for most teachers to hear that the way students learn things differs from child to child. Some ...
Edudemic
Program to Provide Advanced Education to Teachers of English Language Learners
The College of New Rochelle has launched a new program to address the critical need for advanced education for teachers of ...
Yahoo Finance
Why Your Project Needs a Verb
Why Your Project Needs a Verb
Designing project-based learning (PBL) assignments opens up several decisions. The challenge that students will face ...
Edutopia
         
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"I'll be home late. I've joined a support group for women who need a reason to stay at work until the house is picked up and dinner is on the table."
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Trivia
In 2009, there were 7.2 million teachers in the United States. How many of them taught at the elementary and middle school levels?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Albert Einstein born
Albert Einstein born
Albert Einstein is born. Einstein's theories of special and general relativity drastically altered man's view of the universe.
The day was Mar 14. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
Even when life challenges us, it's a gift beyond all measure.
Parker Palmer
Trivia Answer
In 2009, there were 7.2 million teachers in the United States. How many of them taught at the elementary and middle school levels?
Answer: Almost 3 million.
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