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How To Help Your Child Balance School Work And Sports - CBS New York


CBS New York

How To Help Your Child Balance School Work And Sports
CBS New York
What tests does your child have coming up in school? Schedule out play time, homework time, family time, and study time. Is all that time on short supply? Think outside of the box—all those hours spent in the car driving to and from practice can be ...

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What should my gifted child be doing over the summer? - MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)


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What should my gifted child be doing over the summer?
MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
Summer is beginning, and you haven't made any activity plans for your gifted child. By the end of this month, you may be regretting that decision. Here are some suggestions for your consideration: 1. The first consideration should be to find paths to ...

New partnership with Khan Academy designed to expand 'personalized learning' in the classroom - EdSource


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New partnership with Khan Academy designed to expand 'personalized learning' in the classroom
EdSource
In establishing relationships with several county offices of education in Southern California, the Khan Academy is hoping to expand its already large footprint in the world of personalized learning to make its online resources a more formal part of the ...

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Never Mind the Students; Homework Divides Parents - New York Times


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Never Mind the Students; Homework Divides Parents
New York Times
Similar battles have been playing out around New York City: After P.S. 118 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, eliminated mandatory homework this school year, some parents insisted that the school provide worksheets for their children anyway. At P.S. 116 in ...

High School Borrows Ideas From Early Childhood Education


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Will High School Borrows Ideas From Early Childhood Education
U.S.News & World Report
A new generation of reformers has been working to change that system for more than a decade, and many of their ideas are borrowed – knowingly or not – straight from preschool. ...
 

Will Personalized Learning Become the New Normal? - The Atlantic


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Will Personalized Learning Become the New Normal?
The Atlantic
The state's six-month-old, $2 million public-private personalized-learning initiative is capitalizing on the freedom afforded by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)—the nation's federal education law, which returns significant power to the states ...

Learning Myths And Realities From Brain Science : NPR Ed : NPR - NPR


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Learning Myths And Realities From Brain Science : NPR Ed : NPR
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A new survey shows widespread misconceptions and unfounded confidence about learning.

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Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

                                                     

                
 

            

Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method learning styles
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            Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method learning styles
             

            

Experts warn against teaching to learning styles in K-12 - Education Dive


Experts warn against teaching to learning styles in K-12
Education Dive
Teaching to students' learning styles is ineffective, not backed by evidence and should be abandoned, say leading experts in education and psychology. Thirty such experts recently signed a letter to the Guardian criticizing the practice of teaching to ...

5 Lesser-Known Signs That Your Child May Be Gifted - SheKnows.com


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5 Lesser-Known Signs That Your Child May Be Gifted
SheKnows.com
The term "gifted" has different meanings. Some schools and organizations use it strictly to designate people with well above-average intelligence, while others adopt a wider range of criteria. According to the National Association for Gifted Children ...

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