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Why People Lie: Investigating the Truth About Deception

Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, tries new approach to school discipline — suspensions drop 85%

Jim Sporleder, principal of Lincoln High School<p>THE FIRST TIME THAT principal Jim Sporleder tried the New Approach to Student Discipline at Lincoln …

Digital Trends Shifting the Role of Teachers

Complete Coverage<p>—Emile Wamsteker for Education Week<p>Digital content shifts educators into coaching, guiding modes<p>Chris Merkert, a veteran teacher who …

Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain, by Louis Cozolino

<i>In an excerpt from his new book, psychologist Louis Cozolino applies the lessons of social neuroscience to the classroom.</i><p>The human brain wasn’t …

10 Online Tools to Master Language Teaching

<b>You can’t have fun teaching online without getting your hands dirty!!</b><p>As an online teacher, a great part of my work involves utilizing the best …

Education Technology

Good Read: How to Teach Students Better Online Research Skills

Improving web research tactics is a priority Sara Shaw, an elementary school teacher in Avon, Mass., realized she needed to teach online research …

Specialized High Schools Aim to Fill Career Gaps

NEW YORK—Erin Gehant is contagiously optimistic about the prospects for the school she will be running, to open this fall. This enthusiasm is one of …

38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent

Sometimes we must turn to other languages to find <i>le mot juste</i>. Here are a whole bunch of foreign words with no direct English equivalent.<p><b>1.</b> …

10 Awesome New Web Tools for Teachers

An easy online platform to write books, share stories and add photos and video. Also invite friends to co-write with you.<br>2- <b>Problem-Attic</b><p>Search by …

Why Is Psychiatry's New Manual So Much Like The Old One?

The American Psychiatric Association is about to release an updated version of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The DSM helps mental health professionals decide who has problems such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia.<p>Psychiatry's new manual, DSM-5, has been nearly …