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National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Travel<p>Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, …

National Parks

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them

<b>By Amy Norton</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans reveal that preschoolers whose parents read to them regularly …

The Brain

Science Proves Reading To Kids Really Does Change Their Brains

MRIs provide hard proof.<p>Pediatricians often recommend parents routinely read aloud to their young children.<p>Now, for the first time, researchers have hard evidence that doing so activates the parts of preschoolers' brains that help with mental imagery and understanding narrative -- both of which are …

Parenting

Teachers: more training needed to better teach Common Core

Teachers taking part in last Friday's California Teachers Summit training called on school administrators to provide more examples of how Common Core …

Here Is A Collection of Some New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers

August 4, 2015<br>An important part of an effective integration of technology in your instruction besides knowing the ‘pedagogical whys’ behind the tech …

Education Technology

6 ways to teach growth mindset from day one of school

Imagine if your new class this fall was full of students who would:• Be willing to try new things<br>• Stick with hard tasks and not give up<br>• Push themselves …

Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core: 55 Words That Make or Break Student Understanding

Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core: 55 Words That Make or Break Student Understanding <b>Availability:</b> In Stock<p>Marilee …

How to Build Academic Vocabulary

ASCD HIGHLIGHTS<p>Sign Up for Free <i>EL</i><p>The Summer 2014 issue of <i>Educational Leadership</i> magazine—on the theme "Making a Difference"—is digital-only and free! …