The Gates Foundation released a report today surveying teachers and students on the kinds of digital tools they’d like to see available in classrooms.
A Boston area innovation studio for middle and high school students is bucking the traditional school model for what students love best: hands-on learning.
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More schools are collecting and using information about student attendance and grades to flag kids at risk of dropping out — often before anyone realizes they need help.
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Students’ racial identities play a big part in how they approach classroom relationships and learning, and teachers can learn strategies to make all their students feel comfortable and capable of learning.