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Why The Teacher’s Pet Resembles The Teacher

Why The Teacher’s Pet Resembles The Teacher

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students who are viewed as having a lot in common with their teachers can have an advantage in the classroom.

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Teaching Kids How to Learn Without Study Drugs

Teaching Kids How to Learn Without Study Drugs

| February 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

How can parents and teachers reduce stress on the teens and young adults in their lives? One way is stop confusing rigor with workload.

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Why More African American Families Are Choosing Homeschool

Why More African American Families Are Choosing Homeschool

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

A survey of African American homeschooling families found that most left traditional school to avoid racism.

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Redefining Teachers with a 21st Century Education ‘Story’

Redefining Teachers with a 21st Century Education ‘Story’

| February 11, 2015 | 6 Comments

Thom Markham sees an opportunity for teachers to tell stories about themselves and their profession to give more voice to what’s important to them.

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Playing With Math: How Math Circles Bring Learners Together For Fun

Playing With Math: How Math Circles Bring Learners Together For Fun

| February 6, 2015 | 9 Comments

Math circles are an Eastern European and Russian tradition that spread across the U.S. in the last two decades thanks to math lovers who yearn for more.

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How Improv Can Open Up the Mind to Learning in the Classroom and Beyond

How Improv Can Open Up the Mind to Learning in the Classroom and Beyond

| January 30, 2015 | 13 Comments

Improvisation is being used as a way to help students and educators feel supported, open up to new ideas and think on their feet.

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Why Even ‘Good’ Schools Benefit From Trying Fresh Ideas

Why Even ‘Good’ Schools Benefit From Trying Fresh Ideas

| January 29, 2015 | 7 Comments

When leaders make space for new ideas within public schools new teaching models can thrive.

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In an Era of Conflict, Healing the World One Classroom at a Time

In an Era of Conflict, Healing the World One Classroom at a Time

| January 14, 2015 | 8 Comments

Thom Markham offers a set of principles to help educators see beyond immediate reforms to the education system.

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How Educators in Rural New York got Creative with Common Core

How Educators in Rural New York got Creative with Common Core

| January 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

A small school district in Upstate New York tossed out state-developed Common Core teaching materials and let teachers create their own tools.

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Can Schools Cultivate a Student’s Ability to Think Differently?

Can Schools Cultivate a Student’s Ability to Think Differently?

| January 7, 2015 | 13 Comments

In order to develop creative individuals, children need environments that nurture their interests. Between standards and testing, how much of that are they getting at school?

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