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Digital Scholars Initiative promotes technology among teachers - EducationNC

Last updated: 06/25/2018

Yasmin Bendaas is a communications specialist and health policy analyst consulting with EducationNC. A North Carolina native, she received her Bachelor of Arts in anthropology in 2

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8 Reasons Video Games Can Improve Your Child

Last updated: 06/24/2018

8 Reasons Video Games Can Improve Your Child 8 Reasons Video Games Can Improve Your Child Parent-approved video games that are played in moderation can help young kids develop in e

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Don’t Worry About Grade Inflation. Worry About Grading Fairly.

Last updated: 06/24/2018

If you earn an A in a given class, you should get an A on your report card. And this is true no matter how many of your classmates work just as hard as you do. If everyone in cla

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Tips for Using Nearpod with Early Learners - Class Tech Tips

Last updated: 06/24/2018

Can you use Nearpod with early learners? You bet! This year I’ve had the chance to visit classrooms and work with teachers in different parts of the country. One of the highlight

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‘Rocket Fuel’: How Schools Can Create a Positive, SEL-friendly School Culture - EdSurge News

Last updated: 06/24/2018

Tamara Alston expects her students to hold her accountable if she’s not being respectful and “solving problems in a way that works” for the community. And they do. This is a

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Grant to Help Families in Emergency Housing with High-Quality Early Childhood Education

Last updated: 06/24/2018

Rutgers University–Camden professor helping to create new program promoting early childhood education and developmentally informed practices in emergency housing Families and ho

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7 Good Collaborative Bookmarking Tools to Use with Students

Last updated: 06/24/2018

The web is a treasure trove of interesting resources to use for a variety of educational purposes. To leverage the educational potential of the web and be able to make the best of

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So I’ve been thinking…can ( and should) students broadcast live online?

Last updated: 06/24/2018

I was in a workshop recently at P.S. 108 in Harlem and two teachers asked if they would be able to broadcast their school’s morning newscast online. There was an assumption they

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No More Mean Girls

Last updated: 06/23/2018

Want to raise a strong, confident girl? The secret is now in print by Katie Hurley. No More Mean Girls and is the must read for every parent and educator. It’s our best hope t

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Capturing Parenthood, One Moment and Photo at a Time

Last updated: 06/23/2018

The ParentNormal Capturing Parenthood, One Moment and Photo at a Time June 11, 2018 by Chris Cate My ninth year as a father begins this month. To say it’s been an adventure would

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