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Research by has found that more than a third of water polo players say they’ve suffered a concussion. Goalies are most likely to get hit, with half reporting head trauma.
Universal Design for Learning recognizes that variability is the norm in learning. UDL's flexible system of instruction should appeal to every student in a classroom.
Desert Sands USD Superintendent Scott Bailey draws on acting chops and farming background to drive district success. One of his guiding philosophies is to find ways to make his district stand out.
School administrators now allow student-athletes with concussions to take days, weeks or even months to recuperate. In addition, athletic associations have implemented rule changes to lower the likelihood of head trauma.
Mild traumatic brain injury may cause long-term neurological damage and cognitive impairment, especially if an athlete has more than one.
Want to transform your traditional science fair idea into one that fits a next-generation classroom? Check out these examples from Liza Rickey of Sartori Elementary School in Renton, Washington.
The fascination with digital books appears to have leveled off, so schools across the country are focusing on physical books, particularly for younger kids. Plus, an increasing number of parents want to build a home library to give children easier access to books.
You’ve heard the phrase “reading wars”—the so-called battle between phonics and whole language instruction—but you might not know it's exaggerated.
Audits can show administrators whether their assessment strategies are informing instruction effectively and efficiently.
An earpiece, along with technology developed at the University of Washington College of Education, now helps administrators provide PD to paraeducators while they’re working with students.
Administrators can and should look at effectiveness research with a more analytical eye to gauge a program’s potential to improve learning. We provide five big tips.
At their hometown high schools, they were dropouts, bad kids, problems. At home, they lied to their parents, stole from their siblings or sneaked out to get high. Sometimes, they […]
In Tempe, Arizona, the phone number for a suicide hotline is printed on every student’s ID badge, teachers are trained to spot and respond to warning signs in students, and administrators don’t use euphemisms when discussing the topic.
As district leaders boost school lunch nutrition, today’s cafeterias face stiff competition from home-prepared meals and, among high school students, food trucks and nearby eateries.
Administrators increasingly accept that boosting school safety may rely on realistic active shooter drills that can upset staff and students
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