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BIE Book Excerpt: What Project Based Learning is Not

Last updated: 12/27/2018

BIE Book Excerpt: What Project Based Learning is Not by John Larmer Editor in Chief The following is an excerpt from chapter 4, “Designing a Project,” in Setting the Standard...

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How Making Art Helps Teens Better Understand Their Mental Health

Last updated: 12/26/2018

The benefits of art in a child’s education are widespread. Art can help kids express themselves and understand the world around them. Art is usually a hands-on experience and...

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Brain food for kids: Boost your child's brain in a day!

Last updated: 12/26/2018

Want to supercharge your child’s brain? Then take a look at what’s on their plate. Feeding your children with the right foods can not only improve mood and behaviour but have a...

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11 Awesome Examples of Super-Shareable Camp Social Media Posts

Last updated: 12/26/2018

If a picture speaks 1,000 words, how many words does a GoPro video of your campers being launched from The Blob speak? I'd venture to guess at least 17,000. The point is that...

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Children of Immigrants Series: Webinar I - Foundation For Child Development

Last updated: 12/26/2018

Description: In light of the current political context, Latino children of immigrants are experiencing the impact of heightened immigration enforcement practices and policies....

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4 Tools to Help Kids Develop Empathy and Cultural Humility

Last updated: 12/26/2018

4 Tools to Help Kids Develop Empathy and Cultural Humility iStock/cienpies Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Humility is not necessarily about modesty or...

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New Orleans: The Last Public School Closes, Despite Objections of Parents and Students and Alumni

Last updated: 12/26/2018

The Orleans Parish School Board closed the last public school in New Orleans, in a meeting room filled with protesting parents, students and alumni of McDonough 35. New Orleans...

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Single mum shares parenting struggles

Last updated: 12/26/2018

"I see people suffering every day," says single mum Jenni Lee, from Portsmouth. "I work as a lollipop lady and a dinner lady in a very poor area and the struggles people face...

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Top Education Videos of 2018: Education Week's Most Viewed

Last updated: 12/26/2018

In 2018, Education Week produced dozens of videos on timely topics in K-12 education, including video segments for our partner PBS NewsHour. The videos below—our most viewed...

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In 'Never Too Late,' Finally, A Guide For Adults Going To College

Last updated: 12/26/2018

There are hundreds of books about picking the best college. But let's face it: Most of them are written for high schoolers. In reality, 40 percent of college students are 25 or...

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