Articles about education


Where Schools Need to Focus Their Ed Tech Efforts

Last updated: 07/15/2018

The market for educational technology solutions is massive, with numerous gadgets and programs to choose from.  For ambitious school districts with a limited budget, this can pos

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New Survey: Students See Anxiety and Time Management Among Top Challenges to Finishing Degrees - EdSurge News

Last updated: 07/15/2018

For many of today’s students, the biggest obstacles to finishing college are logistical and emotional, not academic. According to a new survey released by Civitas Learning in pa

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Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

Last updated: 07/14/2018

A version of this piece ran in February 2018. One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.

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How to Prepare Students in the Early Years to Read at Grade Level

Last updated: 07/12/2018

At P.S. 218 in the Bronx, a high-poverty public bilingual school where nearly 90 percent of the students are Hispanic and 32 percent are English language learners, early-grade teac

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10 Groovy Pete the Cat Activities Your Students Will Love

Last updated: 07/12/2018

Do your students love the Pete the Cat series by Eric Litwin? Then, they will love these projects and lesson ideas inspired by none other than Pete himself. If you try one of these

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Where Education Reform Goes from Here – The Thomas B. Fordham Institute – Medium

Last updated: 07/12/2018

Where Education Reform Goes from Here By Michael J. Petrilli | President Download article PDF . After two decades of mostly-forward movement and many big wins, the last few years

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Will New Standards Improve Elementary Science Education?

Last updated: 07/12/2018

That’s a problem because careers in science, engineering and math are some of the fastest growing (and best paid) sectors of the American economy. Such jobs made up 6.2 percent o

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Philip Pullman attacks 'monstrous' English education policy

Last updated: 07/09/2018

The government’s “complete fetish” for exams is badly wrong, according to Philip Pullman, who believes the focus on testing will “ruin children’s lives”. The His Dark

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Applying the Power of Stories to Excite Students About Science

Last updated: 07/09/2018

Like so many teachers around the country, Amy and Ed started a side hustle, although rather than working for someone else in another field, they wanted the freedom to teach how the

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Guest Post via @wmjackson: What TIGER TALKS Experience Tries to Teach Students of HBCUs

Last updated: 07/09/2018

What TIGER TALKS Experience Tries to Teach Students of HBCU’s The motto, “every tiger has a story that needs to be told,” is shared by Professor William Jackson, instructor a

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