Fidgets spinners are supposed to help students sit still and focus. But many teachers say it's having the exact opposite effect.
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January 26, 2017
Dog-assisted reading programs are increasingly popular across the nation. Certified therapy dogs are helping make reading time and library visits a bit more exciting for kindergartners and 1st graders.
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September 30, 2016
Though Banned Books Week ends on October 1, teachers and school librarians may deal with censorship issues at any point in a school year. How should they navigate them?
August 29, 2016
The use of exercise equipment in the classroom can improve both student health and learning.
July 28, 2016
A new study found that a teacher coaching program led to teachers issuing fewer and more equitable disciplinary referrals.
July 25, 2016
The phenomena of the mobile game Pokémon Go has been touted for its learning possibilities. It might also have particular benefits for children with autism.
May 04, 2016
Researchers found that teachers who participated in mindfulness-based interventions and stress-reducing strategies were more emotionally supportive and demonstrated greater sensitivity to students.