Teaching & Learning

1/10/2012

1/10/2012

Cerebellum Corporation has released the Daily Planet: Social Studies Series and the Daily Planet: Physical Science Series to supplement science and STEM curricula.

1/9/2012

1/9/2012

Chicago schools that voted for a longer day starting in January will add that extra 90 minutes daily when students return to classes Monday.

1/9/2012

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation's schools are churning out too many fat kids.

1/9/2012

We have made major strides over the past decades in improving educational levels of students with disabilities.

1/9/2012

ASCD announces the release of seven new PD Online courses for educators integrating Common Core State Standards into classroom instruction. Each course is grade-range specific and provides actionable strategies.

1/6/2012

1/6/2012

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation’s schools are churning out too many fat kids.

1/5/2012

1/5/2012

Nicollette Spooner has known since she was a little girl that she wanted to be a beautician, but her long-term plan has met some near-term challenges.

1/5/2012

Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to school, according to an international study.

1/5/2012

Social scientists have reached consensus around the finding that time spent in a highly qualified teacher’s classroom can accelerate a student’s learning significantly and, conversely, that time spent in the classroom of a low-performing teacher can seriously hinder student progress.

1/4/2012

1/4/2012

The new year is bringing new controversy over teaching evolution in public schools, with two bills in New Hampshire seeking to require teachers to teach the theory more as philosophy than science.

1/4/2012

Staying in school really can make you smarter.  A new study from Norway finds that students who remain in school longer than their counterparts have higher IQ scores.

1/3/2012

1/3/2012

Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, announces the launch of its expanded free Pre-Algebra resource.

1/2/2012

1/2/2012

When Connecticut teacher Larry Shortell talks with his students about cultures and traditions in other countries, he can do more than check a textbook for background. He can consult his own memories gathered in trips to all 50 states, more than 80 nations and every continent.

12/23/2011

12/23/2011

Days after Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced early childhood education will be part of his 2012 education reforms, a state nonprofit said more children in low-income families need access to education and was criticial of the state's patchwork of programs.

12/22/2011

12/22/2011

School districts across the country often spend less on instruction for low-income and minority students, and it’s one of the main reasons the United States no longer leads the world in education, as it did 40 years ago.

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