Teachers should consider new ways to teach African-American history, asserts social studies teacher William Anderson. In this article, he shares examples that tie Black History month lessons to the Common Core State Standards.
Fifth-graders at two Maryland elementary schools recently explored the life of President George Washington in honor of his 285th birthday during a presentation given by a local historical society. They viewed artifacts and took turns guessing about the significance of a piece of wood.
Mississippi special-education teacher Audrey Roby says she brings her students to an aqua Zumba class twice a week to build their physical strength and social skills. The cost of going to the off-site class is covered by sales from the students' school-based business.
A survey of more than 2.5 million students and teachers in 160 countries reveals online-learning trends among high-school and college students. The GoConqr survey found, among other things, that online learning tends to be done alone.
Officials in the Los Angeles Unified School District will not face charges over a controversial $1.3 billion iPad purchase in 2013, district officials announced this week. The project drew criticism because of the way the vendors were vetted.
US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke Thursday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. In her remarks, DeVos responded to critics and commented on the administration's recent decision regarding transgender bathroom use in schools.
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