For social studies instructors, how much they address economic disparities depends on their level of civic engagement, not their ideology.
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When Alfred M. Butts first created a game called Lexico...
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With her plea earlier this month for more investment in apprenticeships, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos joined a long list of policy makers, including former President Obama, who’ve embraced the work
Learning Latin is a challenge, but well worth it. We are trying to study it together as a family. It is a standard in classical education.
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If the information available is now accessible based upon the amount of money the provider is willing to pay, then the Internet will separate from being a place of democracy and become a place where m
There isn't a teacher in America who has been able to avoid what happens on CNN or Fox News--children bring their families' values into the classroom. And the easiest path for educators is to reproduc
AP courses, run by the College Board, give high school students a chance to gain college credit in computer science. Students who take AP computer science in high school are twice as likely to pursue computer science in college. In turn, computer science graduates have the highest paying jobs of any industry.
Administrators from the Houston area discovered a more effective way of teaching terminal velocity and gravity—by keeping students afloat on 150-mph winds inside a vertical tunnel. The experience—host
Gifted children have a host of complicated issues that need special attention and care from educators, says Anthony Colucci.
See which elements you have to thank for cell phones, bicycles, and fireworks.
When students practice giving kind, specific and helpful feedback on each other's work, they learn the value of revision and define for themselves what quality work looks like.
YouTube is a powerful resource for schools. Once you get past the cat videos there are vast amounts of educational videos for all grade ...
David Cox, the superintendent in western Maryland's Allegany County, says his schools need more resources—such as behavioral specialists—to help support students whose families are impacted by opioids