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How Dream Coordinators at Schools Help Students Reach Goals

How Dream Coordinators at Schools Help Students Reach Goals

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Investing in just one staff person to help students identify their aspirations and pave the way for them to reach those goals can have a big effect on a high school.

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8 Ways to Prioritize Learning When Using Technology in the Classroom

8 Ways to Prioritize Learning When Using Technology in the Classroom

| September 30, 2014 | 6 Comments

There’s no app for good teaching.

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Could Bilingual Education Mold Kids’ Brains to Better Resist Distraction?

Could Bilingual Education Mold Kids’ Brains to Better Resist Distraction?

| September 29, 2014 | 11 Comments

Studies show learning another language helps people develop cognitive advantages that improve attention.

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Can Project-Based Learning Close Gaps in Science Education?

Can Project-Based Learning Close Gaps in Science Education?

| September 26, 2014 | 24 Comments

An encouraging new report describes preliminary, first-year outcomes from a study of 3,000 middle school students that shows kids can, in fact, learn more in science classrooms that adopt a well-designed, project-focused curriculum.

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Four Activities to Jump-Start Teamwork Among Teachers and School Leaders

Four Activities to Jump-Start Teamwork Among Teachers and School Leaders

| September 25, 2014 | 4 Comments

Now, more than ever before, teachers could use creative, innovative teamwork to help them ensure success.

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How Repetition in Music Affects Your Thinking

How Repetition in Music Affects Your Thinking

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Repetition in music is surprisingly seductive.

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With the Right Technology, Can Children Teach Themselves?

With the Right Technology, Can Children Teach Themselves?

| September 23, 2014

A non-profit is offering a $15 million dollar prize to the private technology company that can develop a free, open-source scaleable software that children around the world can use to teach themselves reading and math.

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Why Students Should Take the Lead in Parent-Teacher Conferences

Why Students Should Take the Lead in Parent-Teacher Conferences

| September 23, 2014 | 12 Comments

Students own their struggles and strengths when they lead parent-teacher conferences.

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Making the Case For A Pragmatic Liberal Arts College Education

Making the Case For A Pragmatic Liberal Arts College Education

| September 22, 2014 | 5 Comments

Despite the focus on specialization, there’s still an argument to be made for liberal arts education.

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How Looking at Student Work Keeps Teachers and Kids on Track

How Looking at Student Work Keeps Teachers and Kids on Track

| September 19, 2014 | 5 Comments

Regularly looking at student work throughout the creation process gives teachers insight into how the project is hitting home and gives students important feedback.

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