Jessica Greene

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Google Classroom: Students Getting Started - Teacher Tech

When students very first start in Google Classroom the workflow to help them with is to navigate to Google Classroom. Find the assignment in the …

Have Schools Forgotten Brain Science?

Being an applied neuroscientist, I was stunned as I skimmed my daughter's 7th grade life science textbook and found that only 8 out of 400 pages discussed the nervous system. This amounted to one section of one chapter. In contrast, while genetics are certainly important, there were two complete …

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What will Obama's new testing plan mean for American students?

<b>WILLIAM BRANGHAM:</b><p>President Obama and the federal Department of Education are calling on states to cut back on standardized tests in schools. U.S. …

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Obama calls for less testing; education advocates look to Florida to follow

The White House, after years of criticism, has finally jumped on the too-much-testing bus.<p>Now, the question for advocates across Florida is whether …

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In this classroom, the kids can’t sit still

Oct 27, 2015 8639 views 5 Comments<p>Wonderful article in the Washington Post about how one school is using play-based learning activities to “have …

Winnetka's Hubbard Woods School turns library into 'libratory'

Last summer, staff and parent volunteers at Hubbard Woods transformed the school library's computer lab into an open space where students can make use of more than 20 pieces of educational equipment to explore computer coding, crafts, robotics, design and architecture, among other subjects.<p>"It …

What a Los Angeles schoolteacher told President Obama

It’s not every day that a Los Angeles public school teacher meets the president.<p>That’s how Bootsie Battle Holt, the math department chair and a seventh- and eighth-grade teacher at Marina del Rey Middle School, spent Monday. Battle Holt is a member of Teach Plus, a national nonprofit group that …

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Here's what's holding black students back, from preschool through college

One in five black high school students in California drop out before they can graduate. That's the highest dropout rate of any race or ethnicity in the state, and much higher than the state's overall 12% dropout rate.<p>And when black students get to college in California, they are also the least …

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