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The Evolving Role of the Teacher

Most educators in our schools and district offices have gone through their own education without the access and opportunities that exist today. To …

Another Unsurprising Research Result: Students Less Likely To Drop-Out If Teachers Encourage Them To Continue

I can’t imagine that anyone will be surprised at a new study the finds students are more likely to continue in school after the age of sixteen and …

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?

Download the PDF here.<p>It’s a set of questions that nags just about every parent with school-age kids: Does their child’s teacher employ good …

Pedagogy

10 shelving designs that are perfect for book lovers

Today is World Book Day. To mark the occasion we've rounded up 10 of the best ways designers have stored books, from bookshelf staircases to a huge …

Which Colleges Might Give You The Best Bang For Your Buck?

The cost of college is high and rising, while a bachelor's degree is practically required to get ahead.<p>It's hard enough for a family with means to get a student through school these days, let alone a low-income family.<p>So, are the immediate costs of college, and the loans that can follow, worth it?<p>A …

College & University

Want an Emotionally Stable Kid? Brain Science Says to Stop Letting Them Do This

With each added hour of it, your child's odds of being convicted of a crime later in life go up by 27 percent.<p>In the United States, there are now more televisions per home than human beings. And:<p>Children between 8 and 18 watch an average of <b>three hours</b> of television per day<br>• Close to one in three …

Psychology

School Asks Teachers To Take Down Pro-Diversity Posters, Saying They're 'Anti-Trump'

Now, the students are fighting back.<p>WASHINGTON ― School administrators in a 93 percent white Maryland county recently asked high school teachers to take down pro-diversity posters from classrooms because they perceived them as “political” and “anti-Trump,” a school spokesperson told The Huffington …

Family Vacations Have Long-Lasting Impact on Kids' Happiness

According to experts, trips with the fam are the gift that keeps on giving.<p>We just returned from a magical four-day trip to New Orleans with our kids. The days were filled with music, laughter, exploration, and sun, which made coming back to Philly during the dead of winter all the more depressing. …

Parenting

Study: Teacher Satisfaction, Collaboration Are Keys to Student Achievement

Teacher job satisfaction, a schoolwide professional community, and student achievement are all linked in elementary school, a new study says.

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