Children can learn empathy through reading fiction and identifying with characters in a story, a new study concludes.
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September 08, 2014
September 05, 2014
Floundering schools that receive federal turnaround dollars would get some new options for using the money under draft guidance slated to be published in the federal register Monday.
August 29, 2014
Let's drop the debating and move to a more inclusive discussion on how relationships, partnerships, technology, and new strategic instructional models can make teaching and learning more effective and efficient for all.
August 26, 2014
Being a solo entrepreneur requires doing the jobs of five people while having the time of one. Startup life is not meant to be shouldered by one person forever.
August 25, 2014
While more than 90 percent of parents take advantage of free public education, they and other citizens pay for it through income and property tax (and, for college, lots of student loan debt). It is time to develop better and cheaper learning options.
August 13, 2014
New tools and schools are transforming special education, here are 12 things Florida special education directors are excited about.
August 07, 2014
There are seven ways state policy can promote and accelerate the shift to next-generation competency based learning and improve outcomes.
August 04, 2014
Schools can promote deeper learning, engage students and transform school culture with the 4 P's of next gen learning: posting, presenting, publishing, and portfolio.
July 28, 2014
"Innovation in the public sector in general, and in education in particular, could be a major driver for significant welfare gains," says a new report from the OECD, Measuring Innovation in Education.
July 22, 2014
In my last post, I talked about the reasons I feel that teachers should get behind the push to support year-round schooling and how more consistent time in the classroom will lead to higher student performance, boosting teacher accountability ratings and accommodating a much more streamlined education process. Today I want to look at the common reasons that people are against switching from a summers-off school calendar to a year-round schooling model.