A recent article from Wired.com examines the potential impact of the rise in use of Apple’s iPad in classrooms across the country.
A recent article in The New York Times takes a look at whether or not New York’s smaller public schools are more effective than their larger predecessors.
A recent article in Education Week sheds some light on our nation’s bullying epidemic as it relates to children with autism.
In this month’s featured lesson, students will examine quotations from respected civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and connect them to The Six Pillars of Character.
Gratitude, my one little word, is on my heart and mind a lot these days, in part because I read a book over the winter break that suggests that we give thanks in all things. But is it possible to look for something to be grateful for in every situation?
According to a recent global study, Finland and South Korea sit atop the list for the best countries for educational systems. The U.S. ranked 17th overall out of 50 countries ranked in the report. The goal of the study, which was conducted by the education firm Pearson, was to determine factors that contribute to “successful educational outcomes.”
In a victory for bullying prevention, the state of New York has instituted a new law that broadens the definition of bullying, and “requires districts to report discrimination and harrassment to the Board of Education Department,” reports LoHud.com. The new law took effect Sunday and is called the Dignity for All Students Act. Schools across the state are currently […]
We were intrigued to see an article in Education Week about one school that takes project-based learning as far as it can go — throughout every lesson in the whole school.
The most effective way to combat bullying is to prevent it in the first place. But what if the problem has already infected a school or youth center? Have the adults at your organization ever made a concerted effort to determine how much bullying goes on? Look for the signs Without ever witnessing an incident, […]
Some of the most common misunderstandings about bullying: Only boys bully. Once a bully, always a bully. There is more bullying at larger schools or in larger classes. Bullying is a result of competition and the struggle to achieve good grades at school. Students are usually victims of bullying because of physical differences. There is […]