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Last year, Louisiana passed a law allowing public school teachers to use creationist supplemental materials in public school science classes. The Texas Board of Education recently adopted changes in the wording of Texas state science standards that undermine the teaching of evolution.


Teacher Books

Let’s face it – by the time "Back to School" rolls around, you're already out of time to make adjustments and improvements for the new year.


Here are 12 books for summer reading that will ensure...

“Enough already! I cannot POSSIBLY become an expert in gifted education, too!”

“The kids with problems need me. The smart ones will do fine on their own.”


If we had a dime for every teacher who said things like this to us, we would be very...

Terminating Text Books?

Hasta la vista, text books. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is launching a state-wide initiative to encourage schools to explore online, open source instructional materials instead of textbooks, according to an eSchoolNews...

Younger children love the "make believe" of pretending to be grown up. Teens who are less interested in school may respond to a dose of “real life” reality. No matter how old your students are, here are a few ways to bring the real world to your classroom this school year:...


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