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Dr. Deborah Reeve is putting a new spin on modernism.
 
This artist and National Arts Education Association president is bringing art education into the 21st century. We had the opportunity to speak with her...

Online classes require students to take ownership of their work, be self-directed learners, practice time management and learn computer literacy along with their subject matter. All of these skills will prepare students for the life that awaits them after school: where bosses, unlike teachers,...

In today’s Internet savvy society, sophisticated school websites are increasingly becoming the norm.  Here are 12 tips to make your school's website an A++.

"I forgot."
"I can't remember that."
"I sit down to take a test and my mind goes blank."
"I'm not a good test taker."


These are all things students say when they forget assignments or don't do well on tests. All of us, students and non-...
Student absences drive teachers crazy – not just the loss of instructional time, which many kids can’t afford, but the make-up assignments and the sneaking suspicion that the student is probably doing more copying than learning...

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To kick off this holiday weekend, we want to spread a little patriotic pride with awesome 4th of...

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In this education news article, we share an inspirational story that reminds us about life's...

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Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? Well, in the spirit of shamrocks and leprechauns...

With only a few short weeks before break, it’s tempting to let school run on autopilot until...

As December rolls by, the holiday hype has most likely invaded your classroom. The energy of...

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for grades 9-12.

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for...

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Believe it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. Maybe you’re already bracing for the...

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While “education” and “reform” may have become dirty words, you can reform your classroom into a...

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With the 14-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaching, now is the time for you...

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As we look to what the future of teacher tenure may be, it’s important to recognize a few key...

Is it just me or have school holiday parties transformed from fun, casual celebrations to PC-...

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The Bully Free Classroom: Advice for Educators

Anti-bullying activist Jodee Blanco shares her 10-step guide for teachers to create a bully-free...