NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — It’s 7 a.m. on a Friday and Teresa Kurilovitch already knows it’s going to be a rough day. Twenty-one teachers are absent, and as a veteran secretary in the Niagara Falls High Sc
Fewer freshmen are failing at Summit High School, thanks to a program that trains juniors and seniors to mentor younger peers.
The Grammarphobia Blog is authored by Patricia T. O'Conner and Stewart Kellerman, who have penned a number of books about grammar, etymology, and the English language. Updated multiple times a week, this blog largely centers on language-related queries from interested readers such as "'noisome' and 'noisy' look alike, despite their different meanings. Are they linguistically related?"
Teachers go to great lengths to clearly define the problems our students will solve, how they should solve them, and what the outcomes should be. Although students can and do learn from highly planned
Risk-taking inspires perseverance and learning.
This morning, I woke up before my alarm and headed into the next room. I try to use the first 10-20 minutes of the morning as my quiet time while my kids are both usually still sleeping and my husband is still at the gym.
Common Core State Standards. Professional Development. Evaluation. Planning. Data teams. Standardized testing. And so on, and so on. In education today, there are so many items on the ‘to-do’ li
We’ve all heard it before: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” That famous idiom (or is it a cliche?) first appeared in a 1911 newspaper and has ...
The benefits of reading are negated if you don't remember what you read. This article discusses a tested system to increase retention.
Eliminate time-wasting habits and absorb more information.
A single “like” on a social-media post can make it much more popular, which can influence how teens behave.
Today's American teens are smoking less than ever, and the trend may be keeping many from smoking pot, too.
Not all philosophy majors wind up as baristas, and not all engineers get rich. Here’s what you need to know before making this big decision.
People really believe this stuff. And it's worse than you think.
A large trial in schools showed no evidence of benefits, and hints it could even cause problems
A researcher finds teachers in classrooms with high numbers of students with disabilities spend less time on teaching, but the analysis also offers a more complex view of teacher behavior.
The long read: After thousands of years of failure, some scientists believe a breakthrough might finally be in sight
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