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Friday Link Roundup

As educators make their way back into the classroom after the winter break, some may be feeling weary—but nonetheless, they will return, and they will continue the good work of teaching tomorrow’s problem solvers. Here’s a poem by José Vilson … Continue reading

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Friday Link Roundup

No Child Left Behind was one of those wonderful and increasingly rare things that everyone could agree on—conservatives and liberals, teachers and business groups, parents and students, politicos at the state and federal level. Nobody liked it. Calling it a … Continue reading

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Friday Link Roundup

This week, we continue to watch the world’s responses to the ongoing refugee crisis. PBS’s NewsHour has the story of a school in Texas where “Telling stories helps refugee children learn a new language.” Engaging with the stories of people whose … Continue reading

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Engaging Young Gifted Children

By Joan Franklin Smutny, Sally Y. Walker, and Ellen Honeck, authors of Teaching Gifted Children in Today’s Preschool and Primary Classrooms Characteristics of giftedness can be seen at an early age. Some of these characteristics include high verbal ability, long … Continue reading

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Supporting Students with ADHD

By Tom McIntyre, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with Behavior Challenges Research shows that certain classroom characteristics promote success for students with ADHD. Predictability, structure, short working periods, a small teacher-to-pupil ratio, individualized instruction, an interesting curriculum, … Continue reading

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