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Things I Found This Week, June 7, 2018

Being There for Nonbinary Youth

Being There for Nonbinary Youth

Sometimes the “T” in the LGBT gets overlooked.

tolerance.org
Must-Read Summer Books: 80+ Recommendations for A Bookish Summer

Must-Read Summer Books: 80+ Recommendations for A Bookish Summer

Want to have the best summer ever? You won't want to miss out on these must-read summer books! Pick your favorite genre and start reading.

bookish.com
Summer 2018’s Can’t-Miss Young Adult Books | Bookish

Summer 2018’s Can’t-Miss Young Adult Books | Bookish

We’ve rounded up ten of this summer’s must-read young adult books, and you won’t want to miss a single one.

bookish.com
In the Age of Trump, Civics Courses Make a Comeback

In the Age of Trump, Civics Courses Make a Comeback

Schools that traded history and government for more science and technology are rethinking the calculation, hoping to create a new generation of activists.

nytimes.com
The 5 Key Steps for Helping You Ask Good Questions [Infographic]

The 5 Key Steps for Helping You Ask Good Questions [Infographic]

Use this 5-step infographic to learn how to ask good questions. Asking good questions goes hand in hand with taking ownership of learning. It’s not reasonable to expect a teacher to give students the right questions, either. They must be able to form them on their own. That’s what this 5-step process does.

Each stage has guiding questions attached to it. communication, and much more.

globaldigitalcitizen.org
Speaking a Second Language May Give Low-Income Kids a Boost

Speaking a Second Language May Give Low-Income Kids a Boost

New findings add fuel to the bilingual advantage debate

scientificamerican.com
Taking Time in the Summer to Renew and Grow - NCTE

Taking Time in the Summer to Renew and Grow - NCTE

Taking Time in the Summer to Renew and Grow

www2.ncte.org
NASA Twins Study Confirms Changes to Mark Kelly's Genes

NASA Twins Study Confirms Changes to Mark Kelly's Genes

NASA Twins Study Confirms Preliminary Findings

nasa.gov
How Passion Projects and Community Partners Create Relevant Learning for Teens in School

How Passion Projects and Community Partners Create Relevant Learning for Teens in School

Schools in Iowa are collaborating with businesses, organizations and partners to provide real-world relevance to student interests. The result is that students work on projects meaningful to them whil

kqed.org
Older teens less likely to think sexting will get them in trouble

Older teens less likely to think sexting will get them in trouble

Older teens and boys are less likely to think sexting can have serious consequences, a new study finds.

journalistsresource.org
There’s an edgy art show on tolerance. Where? At Betsy DeVos’s agency.

There’s an edgy art show on tolerance. Where? At Betsy DeVos’s agency.

Some of the student works are jarring, others meditative. All of it aims squarely at the times.

washingtonpost.com
Can Greater Academic Demands Lead to Less Risky Behavior in Teenagers?

Can Greater Academic Demands Lead to Less Risky Behavior in Teenagers?

A new study finds a link between beefing up high school graduation requirements in math and science and a reduction in youth drinking.

blogs.edweek.org
73 Books to Read While the Sun Is Out and the Days Are Long

73 Books to Read While the Sun Is Out and the Days Are Long

Thrillers, romances, cookbooks, the great outdoors: We’ve got them, and more.

nytimes.com
The TV Binges of Summer, From Jack Ryan to ‘Better Call Saul’

The TV Binges of Summer, From Jack Ryan to ‘Better Call Saul’

Popcorn spy thrillers, new Stephen King stories and final seasons of old favorites: Television offers more reasons than ever to avoid the sun’s glare.

nytimes.com
Study Puts Puerto Rico Death Toll From Hurricane Maria Near 5,000

Study Puts Puerto Rico Death Toll From Hurricane Maria Near 5,000

The death rate is a contentious subject, in part because federal and island governments haven't responded as rapidly to the disaster as they have in other hurricane emergencies.

npr.org
Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

A new book argues that children are less disciplined than ever. Author Katherine Reynolds Lewis identifies several culprits and says there are several things parents, teachers and caregivers can do.

npr.org
We Should Teach Math Like It's a Language

We Should Teach Math Like It's a Language

Solving the nation's math problem requires a new approach, writes Jeannine Diddle Uzzi of the University of Southern Maine.

edweek.org
Calculus Is the Peak of High School Math. Maybe It's Time to Change That

Calculus Is the Peak of High School Math. Maybe It's Time to Change That

The class doesn't predict future success well and disparities in it are legion. What about elevating statistics instead?

edweek.org
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