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New Freedom to Advance for New York Teachers Born Abroad

When Juan Carlos Pérez told his friends he was going to study to be a teacher, they dismissed his intentions: “They told me: ‘What’s...

Comics in the Classroom: Comics as Educational Texts

Humans have been using pictures in sequence to communicate and educate for thousands of years; hieroglyphics are the ancestors of comics. Before the advent...

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The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Running

Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym hard and has not been letting herself slack, no matter what is going on in her life,...

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 have been very fortunate, so far, to have had...

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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Books

Academic Use of Wikipedia: Infographic

Any student that’s taken classes during the Internet era has both been told to never use Wikipedia for research papers and used it anyway....

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 have been very fortunate, so far, to have had...

Prevalence, Requirements, and Outlook for Teaching Students with Special Education Needs

This interactive infographic (courtesy of Saint Joseph's) illustrates current and future special needs education outlook for each of the fifty states in the US. Currently,...
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Technology

8 Tech Tools That Motivate Students to Read More At Home

Fact: Nearly one third of fourth- and eighth-grade students are reading at or above proficiency...

The Silent Learner: How to Scaffold ELLs in Their Pre-Production Phase

The pre-production phase, or silent period, is one which many beginner second-language students have had...

Foam Rollers to Add to Your Home Gym

Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym hard and has not been letting herself slack,...

The Power of Storytelling in the Classroom: 5 Ways It Can Be a Great Help

People say unbelievable things all the time and often we may wish they were true....

English Spelling: Making Sense of the Chaos

The experts tell us that that English has a loose sounds-spelling correspondence “as a consequence...

Schools

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...

Teachers

Comics in the Classroom: Comics as Educational Texts

Humans have been using pictures in sequence to communicate and educate for thousands of years; hieroglyphics are the ancestors of comics. Before the advent...
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As many of us already know, acceptance and awareness are common themes in the classroom, but they are very different. Awareness is having the...

How to Choose an LMS for Your Classroom

Learning Management Systems have grown significantly in both power and effectiveness since the first computer-based "e-learning" systems were developed in the late 1980s and...

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In blunt testimony revealed on Tuesday, former managers of Trump University, the for-profit school started by Donald J. Trump, portray it as an unscrupulous...