Student who played digital learning games improved their history test scores by half a letter grade in just three weeks, according to a recent study.
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October 13, 2017
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October 06, 2017
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October 03, 2017
A high school science teacher in Poyen, Ark., uses "Phone-a-Friend" cards to match professionals to her students during lab days.
September 14, 2017
As studies continue to prove the educational value of podcasts, educators across the country are using them to teach research skills, critical thinking, and storytelling. Here's how they do it.
September 13, 2017
The IBM Foundation has launched a website called Teacher Advisor with Watson, which uses artificial intelligence to find high-quality elementary math resources and lessons.
August 30, 2017
More than one-third of teachers use memes, emojis, and GIFs to help teach a lesson, despite most teachers' concern about social media's effects on grammar, a survey finds.
July 19, 2017
A teacher in the South Bronx borough of New York City built his classroom curriculum around the garden. A decade later, the seeds he planted have grown into a movement.
June 30, 2017
At GenCyber camps, educators learn tips and tricks for teaching cybersecurity in hopes of peaking students' interest in the topic.