Jeremy Barbour

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Digital Literacy: Find Free (and Legal) Images for Your Classroom

The Internet has made a myriad of material readily available to a vast audience. Along with these seemingly infinite resources has come a lot of …

Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

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Taking Online Classes The responsibility of mastering course material and knowing when to reach out to an instructor falls to online students in a …

Global Wealth Inequality - (See description for 2017 updates) What you never knew you never knew

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How to get students to follow directions the first time

By this point in the school year, you’re probably having some moments when you feel like you’ll lose your mind if you have to repeat yourself <i>one.</i> …

‘Stop this Madness’: rap video on school reform

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>Teachers in Albany, New York, are rallying today against what the organizers call “the madness” of corporate-influenced school reform that is based on high-stakes standardized tests and that many say has demonized teachers. It is the latest in a series of rallies and …

Teaching Kids the Rules of the Game

In the past generation, emphasis on play has shifted dramatically. For one thing, kids are rarely left unsupervised for a number of different …

5 steps to prepare your geek child for college

As caps and gowns are returned for deposits while freshmen are readying to be deposited this fall in the college of their parents’ choice, it’s time …

Can Digital Games Boost Students' Test Scores?

Another way to explain it: "For a student sitting in the median who doesn’t have a game, his or her learning achievement would have increased by 12 …

How Does Education Affect Income?

June 21, 2013<p>Education can change lives — instilling leadership, a life-long work ethic and a global perspective. But it can also change one’s …

Getting Kids Engaged with Primary Sources | Cool Tools

I vividly remember being disappointed during my first year of teaching: my students weren’t nearly as excited about primary source documents as I …

Is It Time for Civics to Make a Comeback?

Some schools and organizations have stepped in to expand civics and history course offerings to engage modern learners. Programs like We the People’s …