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Three Tips to Focus Parent-Teacher Conferences On Creating a Partnership

Three Tips to Focus Parent-Teacher Conferences On Creating a Partnership

| September 18, 2014

Parent-teacher conferences are a great time for the adults in a child’s life to get on the same page about the student’s educational journey at school and at home.

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When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills

When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills

| September 18, 2014 | 4 Comments

Teachers find the most success integrating technology into the classroom when they have clear instructional goals.

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Role-Playing Game Upends College Lecture and Ignites Fire in Students

Role-Playing Game Upends College Lecture and Ignites Fire in Students

| September 16, 2014 | 5 Comments

A complicated role-immersion game has a few college professors handing over control of the classroom to students who are suddenly showing more passion and interest than ever before.

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What’s Going On Inside A Dyslexic Student’s Brain?

What’s Going On Inside A Dyslexic Student’s Brain?

| September 11, 2014 | 3 Comments

Reading can feel like decoding to some students – learn why.

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A Parent’s Message: School Is Choking the Creativity Out of Kids

A Parent’s Message: School Is Choking the Creativity Out of Kids

| September 11, 2014 | 7 Comments

A glimpse inside the education of two “unschooled” boys.

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Could Personal Videos Become the Heart of College Applications?

Could Personal Videos Become the Heart of College Applications?

| September 10, 2014

Soon Goucher’s admissions office will plow through thousands of essays, recommendations — and, for the first time, video applications.

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Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning

Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning

| September 8, 2014 | 4 Comments

Increasingly educators are relying on student data to make instructional decisions, but how much more useful could that information be in the hands of students themselves?

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What If Teachers Were Charged With Setting School Direction?

What If Teachers Were Charged With Setting School Direction?

| September 5, 2014 | 4 Comments

It may take awhile to come to consensus on tough issues, but teachers at Mission Hill School say the process helps them air out bad feelings that can poison the community.

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A Look Inside New Orleans Schools, Run Almost Entirely By Charter Companies

A Look Inside New Orleans Schools, Run Almost Entirely By Charter Companies

| September 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

What would a school district run entirely by charter companies look like? Keep an eye on New Orleans for the answer.

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Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

| August 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Students tackle tough computer science concepts by embodying the computational thinking behind them, all without ever touching a computer.

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