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How Students’ Emotional Needs Impact Their Learning

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. Think back to a time when you were forced to attend a professional … Continue reading

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Teaching Students About Climate Change

By Garth Sundem, author of Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Character: Choices That Matter Around the World Sex. Drugs. Evolution. Cancer science. Climate change. Climate change is one of those things: You just know that no matter how you teach … Continue reading

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10 Lessons from Gifted Education

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. With the movie Gifted coming out everywhere next week, we’re republishing Richard Cash’s … Continue reading

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We Opted Out of Standardized Testing for Grades 3–8

By Mariam G. MacGregor, author of Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens: Promoting Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan once described backlash from parents against standards and the accompanying standardized testing as stemming … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Education Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Questions and concerns surround the future of the public education system, and now more than ever … Continue reading

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