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How to Teach Emotionally Demanding Millennials

Students valued classroom time and had a stronger interest in a subject when they felt that their instructors were available to provide emotional support, a recent study finds.


Poll Finds Growing Disfavor of Common Core Among Tenn. Teachers

As the state struggles with implementation, a new poll finds that only 31 percent of Tennessee teachers support continuing with the common core.


Colo. Students Protest School Board History Proposal

Hundreds of students walk out of school in protest of a Colorado district school board's plan to change its history curriculum to something that portrays the United States in a better light.


How Do You Keep Students From Becoming Cynical?

Can a new generation of students learn to be less cynical and become civically engaged in a positive manner?


In Africa, Ebola Epidemic Taking Toll on Teachers, Students

The months-long spread of the Ebola virus has shuttered schools across western Africa, leaving many teachers' livelihoods in jeopardy.


'TEACH Roadtrip' Embraces Teaching In and Out of the Classroom

There are a lot of efforts aimed at getting youth to consider careers in teaching, but are they missing the problem behind teacher recruitment?


Watch: The Most Entertaining Morning-Announcements Duo

There really isn't much to be excited about in the school morning announcements, but "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon and his guest Julianna Margulies did their best.


Phone Calls With Whales: The Power of Fiction in Children's Lives

Author Mac Barnett shows the importance of bringing some absurdity into the world, especially where children are concerned.


Survey: Death of High Schoolers' Reading Habits Greatly Exaggerated

A recent poll shows that high school students are reading just as much as the rest of the population, and sometimes more.


Twitter Chat: Instilling Civic Responsibility in Students

What duty do schools have to cultivate civic engagement, and how can teachers help with such efforts? Tonight's Twitter chat will discuss civic responsibility.


Homework in Elementary School Divides Educators

Only one school in Chicago has taken advantage of a district rule that allows banning homework.


Global Study: U.S. Teachers Work More Hours, With Less Financial Return

On average, teachers in the United States spend more hours in the classroom than their international counterparts, without apparent salary gains to show for it, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's annual Education-at-a-Glance report.


Reform-Minded China Tries to Get 'Teachers' Day' Under Control

To fend off corruption, the Chinese government is cracking down on excessive gift-giving during the country's annual celebration of teachers.


Cyberbullying Increases as Students Get Older, Study Finds

Students transition from traditional bullying to cyber bullying as they grow up, a new study says.


Fiction Teaches Students Empathy, Research Shows

Children can learn empathy through reading fiction and identifying with characters in a story, a new study concludes.


Social Class Issues Complicate School Tech Efforts

The new digital divide causes a problem for students and parents, certainly, but also for teachers who are trying not only to integrate new tools into their instruction but also to navigate economic issues in their classrooms.


Marvel to Release Special Anti-Bullying Comic Editions

Though using comics in classrooms isn't totally mainstream yet, there's certainly opportunity to do so.


Peyton Manning Offers Students a Lesson in Math and Finances

ESPN suggests turning football into an opportunity to teach students about financial literacy.


Teachers Continue Relying on Charity to Solve Classroom Resource Woes

Another year, another example of teachers spending hundreds of their own dollars on classroom supplies.


Ed. Dept. Launches Site to Promote Teacher-Leadership Ideas

The vague promise of a federal teacher-leadership program seems to be growing into something more tangible.


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