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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

Many would agree that for inquiry to be alive and well in a classroom that, amongst other things, the teacher needs to be expert at asking strategic …

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Nearly half of young people are bullied at school, survey finds

Nearly half of pupils are bullied every day at school, new research suggests.<p>More than two-thirds (70 per cent) of pupils had considered changing the …

Google Classroom Launches Chrome Extension So Teachers Can Instantly Share Links With The Entire Class

Google calls Classroom a “mission control for teachers,” allowing them to access all of Google Apps for Education within one central place. Teachers can use the product to chat with students, help students with their work and keep track of the daily goings on in the classroom.<p>Today, the product is …

12 Important iPad Tips Every Teacher Should know About

August 31, 2015<br>iPad is radically transforming education and revolutionizing the way we teach and learn. With over 80,000 educational apps created …

Suicide-risk behaviour patterns identified - study

<b>Depressed people who display "risky behaviour", agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely to attempt suicide, a study has found.</b><p>Research by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) concluded that the behaviour patterns "precede many suicide attempts".<p>The study said …

Revised Autism Screening Tool Much Improved

Sherry Boschert, reported for Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network that the revised version of a popular autism screening tool is helping to …

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How to Design a Classroom Built on Inquiry, Openness and Trust

Teachers who are interested in shifting their classrooms often don’t know where to start. It can be overwhelming, frightening, and even discouraging, …

1-to-1 technology changing the way teaching looks in classrooms

Video<p>KNOXVILLE (WATE) - When kids walk into class, they're usually told to power down all of their electronics, but some schools in Knox County are …

Top 15 Study Apps for College Students

1<p>Evernote<p>College Choice Score: 100<p>Price: $7.99<p>In college, notes are everything– how else are you going to study for those finals and ace all of your …

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After a String of Suicides, Students in Palo Alto Are Demanding a Part in Reforming Their School's Culture

Students at several high-level California high schools believe that as much as the achievement culture needs to be reconsidered, it's the support the academic community provides that needs improvement.<p>Photos by Lauren Poor<p><i>This article appears in the September Issue of VICE</i><p>On a windy evening in …

15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher

<b>Organization Apps? Here Are 15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>There is no single way to effectively organize a …

Google for Ed Adds Student Reading Soundtrack Service

Booktrack, a company that adds movie-style soundtracks to books, has become a Google for Education partner by offering a free Booktrack Classroom …

Children don’t live in a vacuum: why US education is not the 'great equalizer'

In I Stand Here Ironing, a story by the American writer and labor organizer Tillie Olsen, an unnamed poor mother addresses her child ’s judgmental teacher – who has called that day to schedule a conference – in a tormented internal monologue:<p>Even if I came, what good would it do? You think because …

The 44 best small colleges in America

We recently published our list of the 50 best colleges in America.<p>The list ranks colleges by median starting salary, average SAT score, and a survey that asked more than 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their students for success after graduation. Read our …

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