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Anxiety Is Taking A Toll On Teens, Their Families And Schools

Last updated: 12/23/2018

Anxiety is increasingly becoming a serious issuefor American teens. Sixty-two percent of incoming freshman surveyed by the American College Health Association said they’d...

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Be proud of your pockets of innovation. AND…

Last updated: 12/23/2018

Every school system has pockets of innovation. Those three forward-thinking teachers in the elementary school, that one grade-level team in the middle school, the department...

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Future graduates will need creativity and empathy, not just technical skills | Natalie Brett

Last updated: 12/23/2018

Share via Email ‘Hard skills may help a student get a job in a particular industry, but soft skills will help them disrupt it.’ Photograph: vgajic/Getty Images Rapidly advancing...

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75 Funny Parenting Quotes that Sum Up Parenting to a Tee

Last updated: 12/23/2018

70 Funny Parenting Quotes that Sum Up Parenting to a Tee Email 0 Shares Every now and then in parenting you just need someone to relate to you; from the need for sleep to the...

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Supporting Caregiver Students: A Two-Generation Model

Last updated: 12/22/2018

When Pooja Adhikari moved to the United States from Nepal in 2006, she dreamed of becoming a teacher. But her dream wasn’t immediately achievable. Her need to provide childcare...

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What 100 School Visits Taught Us This Year - Getting Smart

Last updated: 12/22/2018

We visited more than 100 schools this year. About half were new schools (in the last 20 years) and the other half were (at least partially) transformed. Most are good early...

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The Greatest Enemy of Creativity in Schools Isn’t Testing. It’s Time. - EdSurge News

Last updated: 12/22/2018

Creativity is one of those ineffable skills that’s important—especially for jobs of the future—but hard to pin down. We know when we feel creative, and we know what creative...

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How to Wrap Advice as a Gift a Teenager Might Open

Last updated: 12/22/2018

Adolescence How to Wrap Advice as a Gift a Teenager Might Open When parents have something to say that they really want teenagers to hear, these approaches can help get the...

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Will the real Montessori please stand up? - The Hechinger Report

Last updated: 12/22/2018

AUSTIN, Texas — Mallory Foster was relieved when she, her husband and her stepson’s mother agreed that a local Montessori school would be the right fit for their 4-year-old....

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How to Raise a Helpful Child

Last updated: 12/21/2018

As parents, we all want to raise children who are emotionally intelligent and good decision makers. We want to have kids with character. So much of our focus is on our child’s...

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