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Getting smart

The Government of India will be starting a pilot programme called the ‘Tablet Scheme’ in Gurugram and Rewari districts wherein they will be …

Language Learning

Being A Teenage Mum Doesn't Mean I'm Not Sensible

Conservative values condemn those who rely upon the welfare state - young mothers have always proved a very easy scapegoat<p>HannahGreaves<p>Teenage …


A Girl's Guide to the Tween Years

The tween years aren't easy for anybody, parent or child, boy or girl. But the preteen years can be especially hard on girls. Puberty is just the …


NAESP 2018 Day 2: Principals' workloads have greater emphasis on students' social-emotional needs

Conference presenters also provided examples of how principals can support teachers in blending SEL into academics.


NPC 2018: What are the greatest challenges for a first-year principal?

New school leaders may bring plenty of enthusiasm to the job, but reality sometimes sets in quick.


College isn’t a cure for the racial wealth gap

Education is not a panacea for the racial wealth gap, according to new research.<p>On average, black families in the US have just five to 10 percent as …

Income Inequality

Checkology® — News Literacy Project

Lauren R. Schultz<p>Media coordinator<br>Independence High School, Charlotte, North Carolina<p>The News Literacy Project’s Checkology virtual classroom has …

High School

New York City students earn NLP’s Gwen Ifill Award — News Literacy Project

“Checkology® taught me to seek news rather than receiving it, so I went out and investigated it myself,” Sophia Fiallo told a July 12 awards ceremony …

Gwen Ifill

Aboriginal kids: a healthy start to life

2018-06-19 00:00:00 | <b>Report</b> Centre for Epidemiology and EvidenceDepartment of Health (NSW)[field_teaser]Health, Indigenous


Dear Moms, Do You Want Your 35-Year-Old Living in Your Basement? Because This Is How You Get That. | Inc.com

My friend, Pam, was thrilled when her teenage daughter landed a job. As an HR person herself, though, she was surprised when her daughter's new manager called to speak with her. After all, it wasn't Pam's new job--it was her daughter's<p>Well, the reason for the manager's phone call can be summed up …


A team of Toronto researchers examined nearly 300 suicide notes. Here's what they found

Powerlessness, battling with mental illness and self-blame are common themes found in suicide notes, according to a study from Canadian researchers …

Mental Health

Here are five common traps when you’re parenting a teen, and some handy hints to avoid them.

Parenting a teenager requires a brand new set of skills. Those tricks that served you well in the early years won’t cut it now your child has a full …


Selective schools: boon or drag on education system?

I feel sorry for those kids who are coached and groomed from a very young age for entry into selective schools. How hard it must be for them if they …

Military Spending

Four Inquiry Qualities At The Heart of Student-Centered Teaching

<b>By Trevor MacKenzie</b>Whether it be project-based learning, design thinking or genius hour, it’s easy to get confused by the many education buzzwords …


Mom Confiscates Kids' Phones and iPads Overnight — Their Payback Move Was Genius

Michelle Giggler certainly had good intentions when she began confiscating her kids' phones, tablets, and other devices at bedtime. The mom, who has four kids between the ages of 8 and 13, has likely been doing it to help them sleep better, with fewer distractions.<p>"I teach high school, and I see …


New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults - Hamilton

Finalist events for schools - Hamilton 01 Aug 2018 On Wednesday 1 August, Hamilton will host a selection of the finalists of the 2018 New Zealand …


Combine NCEA and tertiary or trade study

Discover the many ways you can combine tertiary, trade and NCEA studies, and get work experience – whether you're still at secondary school or have …

Young Northland forestry trainees earn while they learn

The billion trees initiative continues its march into Northland with a new forestry training scheme enabling youth to earn while they learn.<p>The …


Youth voice important for Justice reforms - lawyer

Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced the Safe and Effective Justice Programme Advisory Group tasked with reforming the "broken justice …


Meet the inspirational cop helping South Auckland youth get into shape

New Zealand<p>Meet the inspirational cop helping South Auckland youth get into shape<p>Source:<p>Tagata Pasifika<p>For 30 years constable Sarah Su has worked in …

Melbourne Rebels

Compulsory te reo Māori would 'do so much good' for New Zealand, actor says

Te reo Māori should be compulsory in schools if New Zealand wants to progress as a diverse country, a veteran actor says.

Dream comes true for Wallace in Young Farmer of the Year contest

An emotional Logan Wallace struggled to walk onto the stage to receive the New Zealand Young Farmer of the Year Award on Saturday night.<p>The Waipahi …

New Zealand

Valley foundation holds backpack drive for foster kids

- Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation was out early Saturday morning to collect back-to-school goods to ease the financial burden of a new …


Indigenous children's access to hearing aids on rise: report

In 2008, only one in ten Aboriginal children received their first hearing aids before the age of five. Now, one in four receive them before five …

Torres Strait Islander

To Get Your Kid Moving, Walk Out The Door

There's an episode of <i>Everybody Loves Raymond</i> where Ray remembers an effective parenting method he learned from his dad: AIS. Arse In Seat. He'd say, …


Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …


Education linked to wages growth, regional prosperity: report

University of Tasmania's campus move and other local education opportunities is key to growth in Northern Tasmania.<p>Northern Tasmania’s working age …


Help! My kid wants to use social media

<b>(Matt_Brown via iStock)</b><p>Get your kid — and yourself — ready for the next step with these conversation starters<p>Christine Elgersma<p>July 15, 2018 1:00am (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Common Sense Media.<p>After months of asking, you took the plunge, and now your kid has a phone. Inevitably, soon …

Social Media

Dads just need to show daughters they're special

Half of those women, it turns out, had fathers just like the one in the film. They are remembering him warmly. For some, that father is no longer …


How to help struggling young readers

Rosy Taveras, a kindergarten teacher at P.S. 218 in the Bronx, models fluent and expressive reading. Photo: Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger …