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The first day back from winter break can be restless.
Many children are still coming down from the excitement of the holidays. Two unstructured weeks away from school — with strange food, rituals and relatives — can be overwhelming for many children, especially when it grinds to a halt after ...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Fewer than one-fifth of middle schools — and half of high schools — are teaching all of the sex education topics recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new study reveals.
The CDC report found that, for every age group, the least likely topics to be ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
You know the drill: Trace your hand, then add the details. Two feet, a beak, a single eyeball. Color it in, and voila! Hand becomes turkey.
You know the rest too: The Pilgrims fled England and landed on Plymouth Rock. The native people there, the Wampanoag, taught them to farm ...
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Ask yourself this question: Were you aware of inequality growing up?
Your answer may depend in part on where you went to high school. Students at racially diverse schools, particularly black and Hispanic students, are more tuned in to injustice than students going to school mostly with kids that look ...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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Friday, November 06, 2015
At least, that was the rep on new tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards that millions of U.S. kids took last spring. Now you can be the judge.
There are now a slew of actual math and English Language Arts questions online — searchable — ...
Sunday, October 25, 2015
One in 10 teachers will quit by the end of their first year — and getting through October and November is especially tough. Having someone to support you along the way can help.
Turns out there's a toolkit to help — as we wrote about this week. Thousands chimed ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Like many first-year teachers, Luisana Regidor has a lot on her mind. There are lesson plans to write and papers to grade as well as a dozen other things: evaluations, observations, fundraisers, class trips. It's overwhelming.
"Last Wednesday, I left here and I got in my car and I just ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Updated at 4:45 p.m. ET with details about partnering with colleges
Starting soon, students will be able to use federal loans to pay for certain coding boot camps, the immersive web development courses that promise to make students into programming experts in just a few months.
The experimental program ...