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Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro orchestrated the Cuban Revolution and was the head of Cuba's government until 2008.<p>Who Was Fidel Castro?<p>Cuban dictator Fidel Castro was …

Should Teachers Still Be Using 'Just Right' Books?

Literacy expert Timothy Shanahan says the idea that students should mainly read texts at their "instructional level" simply isn't backed by research.

Teaching

How Do We Know When Technology Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In

column | Research<p>How Do We Know When Technology Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Jun 30, …

Why Pre-K Computer Programming Should Be More Hands and Less Screen

Opinion | Technology in School<p>Why Pre-K Computer Programming Should Be More Hands and Less Screen<p>By Filippo Yacob     Jul 6, 2016<p>Image credit: …

“…many kids are learning how to be good at going to school.” #InnovatorsMindset

I started to read this extremely enjoyable book by Amanda Lang, titled “The Power Of Why: Simple Questions That Lead to Success”. Although I only …

Education

U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic relations, reopen embassies

<b>Havana, Cuba (CNN) —</b> One bitter holdover of the Cold War slipped into the history books at 12:01 a.m. Monday, when the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations. For the first time since severing ties in 1961, they reopened embassies in each other's capitals.<p>Cuban Foreign Minister …

U.S. and Cuba to announce embassy openings

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States and Cuba on Wednesday plan to officially seal the renewal of diplomatic ties begun last year, announcing the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in more than half-a-century, two senior administration officials told CNN on …

Fidel Castro meets with cheese experts in rare appearance, state media reports

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's rare for Fidel Castro to appear in public. But the 88-year-old former Cuban President recently said cheese -- literally -- as state media cameras snapped his photo.<p>State media published video and photos Friday of Castro, describing him discussing food production and climate change at a …