Tag archive for ‘education importance’
By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

My Art Is a Reflection of My Story: National PTA Reflections Student Arts Showcase at ED

Student artists whose works focused on the theme “What Is Your Story?” gathered at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) on Jan. 16, 2018, to be celebrated for their awards in the 2018 National PTA Reflections® 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 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 Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Calling Local Heroes Directly into Action; Apply to be an ED School Ambassador Fellow

“But I’m just a teacher…” We, teachers, change the mindsets of self-doubters, instill a lifelong love of learning for many, care for the children of others as if they’re our own, and play a major More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Socratic Seminars in World Language Classes

The Socratic seminar is often discussed in the context of English language arts classes. Among its benefits, practitioners mention drawing on the value of open conversations to foster deep thinking and analysis, 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 Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Encoding Literacy in Computer Science

Good, solid literacy instruction is the right of every student and the responsibility of all educators. School leaders recognize the need for literacy instruction to become a schoolwide priority—in all courses, More...

By admin On Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Will Letter Grades Survive?

Under pressure from an unprecedented constellation of forces—from state lawmakers to prestigious private schools and college admissions offices—the ubiquitous one-page high school transcript lined with A–F More...

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