Tag archive for ‘education games’
By admin On Friday, February 9th, 2018

Why You Ought to Rejoice Nationwide Faculty Counseling Week

It simply figures that Nationwide Faculty Counseling Week begins the day after the Tremendous Bowl. The nation gorges on guacamole-covered hen wings on Sunday, and when America’s most misunderstood group More...

By admin On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Educator Self-Care Is Social Emotional Learning

Note: February 5-9, 2018 is National School Counseling Week. Vicarious or secondary trauma invades our classrooms and leaks into the hearts of educators who carry the emotional burdens of their students. More...

By admin On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Secretary DeVos Convenes Higher Education Summit: Innovation Blends Technology and the Personal Touch

“We need to question everything; to look for ways in which we can improve, and embrace the imperative of change. At the end of the day, success shouldn’t be measured by how much ivy is on the wall,” More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Secretary DeVos Convenes K-12 Summit: Innovation Starts with a Focus on the Learner

“There are a number of challenges and opportunities facing American students,” said U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. “And Washington, D.C. does not have all the answers. But government can be More...

By admin On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

National #SchoolChoice Week 2018: Recognizing the Diverse Career Goals And Academic Needs of Students

January 21-27, 2018 is National School Choice Week! President Donald J. Trump issued a proclamation marking the event. In the words of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, School choice is not about More...

By admin On Friday, January 19th, 2018

The ED Games Expo Comes to the Kennedy Center

Did you know that game-based learning is gaining popularity in education as more young people and adults learn from games in and out of the classroom? Well-designed games can motivate students to actively More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

To Rebuild, Rethink and Renew

This past fall I had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands, twice — first, in October, and two weeks later, in the company of Secretary DeVos. There, I saw firsthand the wholesale destruction More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

“The Spirit is There”

“When can I go back to school?” When that experience is disrupted, getting back to school can mean everything to students. And the adults who care for them — parents, educators and civic leaders — feel More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Finding the Beauty of Math Outside of Class

A math trail is an activity that gets students out of the classroom so they can (re)discover the math all around us. Whether out on a field trip or on school grounds, students on a math trail are asked to solve More...

By admin On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Aiding Reading Comprehension With Post-Its

Students frequently complain that they don’t remember what they read. In the past, when I would ask about their reading practices, they often recounted that they would get to the bottom of a page of text and More...

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