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Teaching Kids to Build Computers

Teachers and schools are turning to a new hands-on course: computer building. By building computers from scratch, students are learning the intricacies of the most important devices of the modern world.

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Election 2016: Where Does Education Fit?

Understanding each candidate's prospective education policy is important for students, teachers, and parents who are heading to the polls this November.

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How to Handle Homesick Students

Know the signs of homesickness. There are several techniques teachers and parents can use to handle homesick students for a happier school experience.

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How To Support Transgender Students in the Classroom

We introduce important background surrounding transgender issues at school and give educators the strategies they need to develop an inclusive environment.

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Setting Classroom Expectations

Setting classroom expectations and developing learning goals collaboratively puts students at the center of the learning process.

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Back to School: Preparing For the First Day

Taking the time to plan for the first day of school means fewer headaches for teachers, fewer morning battles with sleepy students for parents, and a positive attitude for students who are ready and eager to learn.

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10 Things Kindergarteners Should Know Before School

The first day of Kindergarten is a major milestone. Here are 10 things every Kindergartener should know before they start their first day of school.

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Job Hunting Tips for Teachers

Find better employment as an educator by knowing where teachers are needed most, what gives you the best chance of being hired and catching any red flags.

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Teaching with Graphic Novels

Modern graphic novels have emerged as effective teaching tools that help improve literacy, explain complex concepts, and get students excited about reading.

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How Can We Keep Teachers in the Classroom?

From low pay to lack of support, there are many reasons why schools struggle to keep teachers in the classroom. What can schools do to entice them to stay?

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Skipping School: Fighting Chronic Absenteeism

With a high rate of chronic absenteeism in U.S. schools, it’s important to consider the causes and fixes to reduce the negative impacts of this trend.

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Dyslexia in the Classroom

By addressing dyslexia and similar learning disabilities early on, parents and educators can help students avoid academic frustrations, find success in the classroom, and, ultimately, avoid the employment issues that many adults with learning disabilities face.

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Pokemon Go is the Future

Pokemon Go is proving to be more than just a fad, and these new apps have the power to transform learning in and outside the classroom for a new generation.

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School’s Out! Surviving the Summer Slide

The school year is over and summer has officially arrived, how can teachers and parents best support students during the break and avoid the summer slide?

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The Case for Starting Schools Later

Early start times may work well with parental and after-school schedules, there's significant evidence that these start times are detrimental to students.

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