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Six Endangered Words, a Real-Life Fortress of Solitude, and How Much Homework Kids Get Around the World

This week, we’re checking out some endangered English words, a real-life Fortress of Solitude-like crystal cave, how much homework kids get around …

CENTURY dives deep to track student performance and help teachers build custom curriculum

When Priya Lakhani went to pick up her daughter from school one day, she asked her teacher how her daughter was doing. It was when she was walking home with her daughter that same day that she realized she wouldn’t always be able to have those types of opportunities to engage with teachers.<p>That …

Teaching

School district removes 'Huckleberry Finn' after complaint over racial slurs

<i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i> and <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn</i> have been temporarily removed from some Virginia schools for racial slurs — a decision …

'A teacher is an actor, writer, doctor, lawyer, politician, painter and director - who wouldn't want that?': Teachers around the world share their stories

<i>Ahead of the OECD PISA results, the Telegraph and the British Council conducted interviews with teachers around the world about the challenges facing the profession. The interviews are below.</i><p>It was Aristotle who said of teachers, "those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who …

Education

Baltimore teacher caught on video using 'N' word as she berates black students

A Baltimore City teacher has been fired after she was captured on video using a racial epithet as she shouted at a classroom of middle-school …

Teaching

Teacher outreach to parents aligns with stereotypes - Futurity

Teachers communicate with parents based on their racial and immigrant backgrounds—not just their child's academic performance—research finds.

The Global Search for Education: Have you Heard About the TeachUps?

<i>"With TeachUps, educators will fully reap the benefits of the 21st century's most touted model of instruction, 'blended learning', and seamlessly navigate offline and online learning for themselves as well as their students."</i><p><i>-- Niccolina Clements Mangroo</i><p>Technology is quickly and forever changing. …

Teachers May Be Adding To Student Anxiety

The anxiety that comes with feeling like an outsider in the classroom can hinder students' learning and, ironically, teachers could be making it …

Study links behavior in kindergarten to adult success

<b>(CNN) —</b> In our household, we're still talking about the critically acclaimed box office smash "Inside Out," Pixar's animated look at the emotions inside a child's brain. It came up most recently when we watched Serena Williams cruise to another victory at this year's Wimbledon, and my youngest …

Penn State

Remedial classes might be the biggest roadblock to success for community college students

The vast majority of California community college students take remedial math and English classes — but that college-prep work is largely failing to help most of them complete their academic or vocational programs.<p>Eight of 10 community college students first are placed in remedial classes to gain …

College & University

Growth in Online Education at Private Colleges

• More private colleges offer at least one fully online program. This year, 61 percent of respondents said they do so, up from 52 percent in …

What's Working: Digital Learning that Benefits Students and Faculty

"A lot of big schools, they act like you're just lucky to be there and they don't really care if you graduate or not. Here, they really do care what happens to you. They set things up to help you be successful."<p>That's how senior and first-generation college student Alex deCurnou described his …

A Look Back: “Flowchart For When A Day Goes Bad In Classroom Management”

<b>Next February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A</b> …

Comment on Overhauling How We Teach Our Kids in a World of Accelerating Change by Whirled Peas

I have worked as a Montessori educator for the last 30 years. Not only have we addressed all of these issues for almost a century, but research shows …

Education

History teacher suspended after comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler

A California history teacher has been placed on paid leave after comparing US president-elect Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler during one of his lessons.<p>Holocaust scholar Frank Navarro, who has taught at Mountain View High School for 40 years, said the school’s principal and district superintendent …

Donald Trump

High School Teacher & Holocaust Expert Suspended for Drawing Parallels Between Trump & Hitler’s Rhetoric

Frank Navarro has taught history at Mountain View High School for 40 years. He's an expert on the Holocaust, having been named a Mandel Fellow for …

History

The Latest School Reform in Finland Introduces a New Way to Look at Subjects

In its latest efforts to keep improving its curriculum and make its pupils more equipped to succeed in the modern world, Finland has rethought the …

Education

Five ways to share college costs with your kids

You shouldn't have to foot the entire bill yourself, especially if your retirement savings are lacking. And there are ways your children can share in …