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How Teachers Can Motivate Students of Any Age

How can teachers promote the intrinsic benefits of learning in school systems that depend on grades as a way to measure progress?

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How Standing Desks Can Help Students Focus in the Classroom

Some educators are finding that standing desks are a simple way help fidgety kids settle down and get to work.

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How Can Students Have More Say in School Decisions?

Administrators, educators and students are discovering ways to include students in the programs that affect them most. Some programs help students speak directly to the people in charge.

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Studying With Quizzes Helps Make Sure the Material Sticks

Neuroscientists have known for a long time that regular quizzing on information helps make it stick, but students and teachers don't always know how to apply that research to classroom practice or...

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Five Science Videos That Make You Think About Ethics, Habitat and Climate Change

Awesome science videos to spark students' interests in everything from wildlife protection to ocean acidification.

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Learning the Alphabet Through Short Stories

“If words make up stories,” his hand-lettered text reads, “and letters make up words, then stories are made of letters. In this menagerie we have stories, made of words, made FOR all the letters.”

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