Articles about education


How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things

Last updated: 02/21/2018

For the more than 3,000 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday’s mass shooting was terrifying and life-changing. But what of the tens of millions of other ch

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Pull Words Off the Page to Promote Learning | Edutopia

Last updated: 02/20/2018

Students need opportunities to research, process, connect with, and use content-area and domain-specific vocabulary beyond simply making a list of words and writing their definitio

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The Key To Raising A Happy Child

Last updated: 02/16/2018

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the

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The Key To Raising A Happy Child

Last updated: 02/15/2018

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel like their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same

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What students know that experts don't: School is all about signaling, not skill-building

Last updated: 02/12/2018

What students know that experts don't: School is all about signaling, not skill-building By Bryan Caplan Feb 11, 2018 | 4:05 AM The campus of Princeton University in Princeton, N.J

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Non-Math Essentials for Learning Math | Edutopia

Last updated: 02/10/2018

As a math consultant, I’m in many classrooms, and I get to witness lots of math instruction. I find that there are similar qualities among the classrooms that are really thriving

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What The Screen Time Experts Do With Their Own Kids

Last updated: 02/08/2018

What The Screen Time Experts Do With Their Own Kids Raymond Biesinger for NPR Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.

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Promoting a Global Community of Educators - DML Central

Last updated: 02/04/2018

Wouldn’t it be great if someone could find, convene, and facilitate educators and futurists to map the ideal future of education, then grow a global community of educators who co

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How to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

Last updated: 02/02/2018

Celebrated American author Ursula K. Le Guin — dubbed by the Library of Congress  in 2000 as a “living legend” for her contributions to science fiction, who died in January

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When a trip to the beach boosts learning

Last updated: 01/30/2018

At Ness beach in Shaldon, Devon, a class of pupils from the local primary school are building shelters. "I'm pretty sure," says eight-year-old Adam, tapping a tarpaulin roof with

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