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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Netflix will reboot the beloved '90s educational cartoon, "The Magic School Bus," starring eccentric science teacher Ms. Frizzle and her eager students as they embark on out-of-this world field trips.
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The use of exercise equipment in the classroom can improve both student health and learning.
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.
June 27, 2016
In recent months, teachers have been incorporating pop culture phenomena in their classroom in innovative ways to better engage their students.
April 22, 2016
Tom Gilding, a high school English teacher who has gained renown as Mark Twain impersonator, has announced that he is retiring this spring. But only from teaching, not from impersonating Mark Twain.
January 29, 2016
Escalante, the Bolivian native and former U.S. high school math teacher, died of cancer in 2010.
June 12, 2015
An Ohio school district graduated 222 high school valedictorians this year, calling into question value of the title.
March 03, 2015
A new study shows that teacher bias can influence girls' performance in STEM subjects and their decision to pursue further studies in the subject.
January 08, 2015
A study by Scholastic finds that read-alouds and designated class time for independent reading are some of the strongest predictors of how frequently a child reads for fun.