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Cheaper human tutors can be highly effective, studies show

Last updated: 05/12/2018

Teaching assistants may sometimes feel like the Rodney Dangerfields of the classroom. They don’t get as much respect, and certainly not as much pay as the teachers they work with

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Homework Wars: Teaching Your Kids How To Deal With School Stress

Last updated: 05/12/2018

High school students are definitely feeling the pressure. On our Student Life in America survey, 25% of students reported that homework was their biggest source of stress followed

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What if sports-like praise was placed on students?

Last updated: 05/11/2018

This week was special. Humble minion that I am, I was lucky enough to attend one of the Globe’s Newspaper in Education programs: the All-Area Academic Excellence Team banquet spo

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Gifted Child Personality Types and Effective School Lesson Plans

Last updated: 05/11/2018

This article explains how the Myers-Briggs type of parents and the Murphy-Meisgeier type of the child will both affect what will work when setting up different educational options

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When is it more than giftedness? A psychologist's perspective

Last updated: 05/11/2018

Sometimes it's not about giftedness. Let me explain... Many of you reading this are already aware of the misdiagnosis initiative, and know that many gifted children - and adults -

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Intelligence theory bolsters our understanding of high-ability students

Last updated: 05/11/2018

Smart. Bright. Intelligent. These are the sort of words that people often use to describe gifted children. Although there are many types of giftedness, most states, teachers, and p

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Employment opportunities at Macquarie University

Last updated: 05/11/2018

Associate Professor/ Professor of Numeracy Apply now Job no: 503685 Work type: Full Time Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy Categories: Academic - Teaching and Resear

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Childcare – a local problem

Last updated: 05/11/2018

Childcare in Northern Ireland is astonishingly expensive. Full-time provision costs about £800 per month, which is more than most mortgages, and that is only for one child. For tw

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Jo Boaler Wants Everyone to Love Math

Last updated: 05/11/2018

Jo Boaler Wants Everyone to Love Math Yes, even you. By Sam Scott Photography by Jim Gensheimer We’re a math-traumatized people, Jo Boaler says (although she uses the British loc

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Playful Math Education Carnival #116

Last updated: 05/11/2018

Welcome to the 116th Playful Math Education Carnival! I'm Simon, your host this month. I'm giving the Carnival a bit of a Twitter twist, because Twitter's such a great way to find

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