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Detroit Free Press

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Boys report PTSD when they move to richer neighborhoods

It’s well known that living in high-poverty neighborhoods has a significant effect on the mental health of children. Now a new study in the <i>Journal of</i> …

Putting Power In the Hands of Kids Through Design Thinking

Using design thinking to get teenagers to reimagine their learning environment, design firms and educators show kids how the process can help them …

Creating Real Change in the Classroom

The following post is from Robyn Oatley, a career educator and Project Manager for theReadyKentucky initiative at the Prichard Committee.<p>In Kentucky, …

Arne Duncan: Schools Should Invest in 'Multiliteracy'

With his still-new director of the Office of English Language Acquisition, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is calling for public schools to …

How One LA School is Becoming a “Titan” of Blended Learning

column | Learning Strategies<p>How One LA School is Becoming a “Titan” of Blended Learning<p>By Alex Hernandez (Columnist)     Feb 19, 2014<p>Creative …

Expanding Education and Workforce Opportunities Through Digital Badges

Digital badges offer students the opportunity to pave their own learning pathways and allow employers to verify necessary workforce skills, according …

From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis, a Foolish, Lethal Fear of Black Teens

A Florida man shot and killed the 17-year-old in a parking lot dispute over hip-hop. Why is standing out still a death sentence for black kids in …

'Growth Mindset' Gaining Traction as School Improvement Strategy

It's one thing to say all students can learn, but making them believe it—and do it—can require a 180-degree shift in students' and teachers' sense of …

New Report Finds Success for Program Serving LA's Young Black Males

<b>First year evaluation report cites positive outcomes and recommendations for future programming</b><p>Across the nation, the disproportionate representation …

Oakland Schools, Organizations Band Together To Help Black Males Graduate

1. Barack Gives Daughter Malia a Kiss<p>Source:Getty 1 of 42<p>2. Michelle and Barack tell the kids a story<p>Source:Getty 2 of 42<p>3. Michelle and Barack …

The uncomfortable truth about personalized learning

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock<p>It’s an uncomfortable truth. Technology can improve teaching.<p>What is most interesting to me about the …

Is School Enough? Documentary Film Delves In

“At first when he brought it up I didn’t know what to do because we’re teens and he basically wanted us to act like adults, to speak up like adults,” …

Thought Leadership Resources

Article<p>We need to take that view to find local leverage points for responding to the changes on the horizon in...<p><b>Published:</b> May 11, 2018 <b><br>Topics:</b> …

All Children Deserve Teachers Who Care About Them

“You see a lot of teachers judge and stigmatize their students based on where they come from. A lot of my teachers thought that since I was from the South End of Louisville and I grew up in Section 8 housing that I wasn’t capable of doing all the things that I did, and the first time that I really …

Leading for Deeper Learning: 10 Proven Strategies - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - blended learning, deeper learning, edleaders, NGLC, PBL

Over the summer we interviewed two dozen school and network leaders producing strong academic results and developing powerful young people. …

The Role of Mistakes in the Classroom

They're as one teacher told me, "victims of excellence."<p>Why is this? Because success in school is too often defined as high marks on tests. And if …

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Expanding College Opportunities

Ask any high school student in a well-heeled suburban community around the United States the best strategy for applying to college, and chances are …

Youth Wish List For Changing Education

Host Michel Martin gets perspective from two recent high school grads on what's working, and what isn't in schools. She speaks with Elijah Miles, a freshman at Morgan State University in Maryland, and Kashawn Campbell, a sophomore at UC Berkley.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Now we've heard from …

10 Essential Strategies for Teaching Boys Effectively

Michael Gurian and Kathy Stevens<p>A middle school teacher told us recently, "Boys in a classroom should be one of the most fun things in life. Boy …

Colorado Growth Model | CDE

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Colorado Department of Education - Maintenance Screen

WARNING: This computer system may be accessed only by authorized personnel and used only for official state business. Unauthorized access or use of …

On Being a Real Person: The Missing Core of K-12 - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - EdTech, education, Entrepreneurship, STEM

A small green book with the audacious title anchors a prominent stack of books in our family room. On Being a Real Person by Harry Emerson Fosdick …

What Parents Want: Education Preferences and Trade-offs | The Thomas B. Fordham Institute

This groundbreaking study finds that nearly all parents seek schools with a solid core curriculum in reading and math, an emphasis on science, …

Even Odds Part 3 - San Francisco Chronicle

Establishing order<p>In the courtyard of the former Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, the students lined up by grade - kindergartners on the right, …

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