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Veterans Deserve a Chance in College, Not a Free Pass

MY six years in the Marine Corps taught me the importance of learning the basics. When the Marines teach a young recruit to shoot,...

5 Strategies to Make Your Classroom More Inclusive from Nicole Eredics...

Our classrooms are a tapestry of students with different cultures, socioeconomic circumstances, race and abilities. Whether intentional or not, there is social, emotional, physical...

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Teaching BYOD: Using Your Personal Devices in the Classroom

What’s working for business may also work in the classroom. At least, that is what schools with shrinking budgets and expiring tax levies are hoping...

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Four years ago, my boss approached me with a proposition: “I’d like to order you a classroom set of Ultimate Spider-Man. What do you...

The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Running

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Easy Summer Adventures for Students

Summer: lauded as a time of glorious freedom, but for many it instead means a shift from the classroom to temporary employment. But just...

In College Essays About Money, Echoes of Parents’ Attitudes

A young woman from an affluent suburb offers a jarring inventory of items for sale at her high school, including Adderall, marijuana and test...

How location can have an impact on a child’s education

There are a number of factors that affect the quality of education received by a child, and the location in which that child lives...
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How WebRTC Will Revolutionize Education Worldwide

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Veterans Deserve a Chance in College, Not a Free Pass

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ESL SmackDown – Writing vs. Speaking

Several months ago, I was at a local ELT conference when I heard something I...

The Art of Creating Classics: An Interview with Gareth Hinds

As I enter my 10th year of teaching English at the high school level, I...

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5 Strategies to Make Your Classroom More Inclusive from Nicole Eredics...

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Knowing When to Move on from Tim Villegas, Founder of Think...

Recently I took a job at another school down the road from the one that I taught at for the last seven years. It...

Comics in the Classroom: Teaching Content with Comics

Comics and graphic novels, also known as sequential art or graphic texts, combine images and text in sequence to convey meaning. Recently, the format...

Nancy Zimpher to Resign as SUNY Chancellor in 2017

Nancy L. Zimpher, who has been credited with elevating the State University of New York, the nation’s largest public university system, since becoming chancellor...