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What is the Youth Career Initiative?

December 4, 2013

This shows the number of pupils….. Source

Targeting Children With Treats

Targeting Children With Treats

July 19, 2013

On January 25, 2012, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled new requirements for nutritional standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs across the nation. The official press release outlines the improvements to school lunch programs that are expected to enhance the health of children at school as well […]

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In Schools We Trust?

February 27, 2013

Just 34 percent of Americans say they have faith in the public school system, an all-time low. Many of them say budget problems are to blame, but they also think better teachers would fix the problem. Source

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How Apple is Revolutionizing Education for Students Around the World

February 20, 2013

Apple is known for making waves in the technology industry with their trendsetting new products. Apple is also known to revolutionize and change education as well. This infographic looks at the various ways that Apple has changed education on a global scale. From computers in the classroom to reducing the costs of textbooks Apple really […]

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15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly

January 29, 2013

It’s perfectly fine to fracture the occasional stuffy grammatical rule (and many times it’s preferable). On the other hand, making some grammatical errors just makes you look bad, and hurts your effectiveness. Sometimes we even misuse words simply because we hear others use them incorrectly. So, we’ve assembled the 15 most egregious grammar goofs into […]

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Homeschool Domination

January 16, 2013

A visual look at who is doing better- publicly schooled students or those who were homeschooled. Who does better at school? Who is more successful? Source

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Teaching to the Test

January 10, 2013

Because one of the biggest points of concern that we hear from teachers is the idea of “teaching to the test” we decided to investigate the value placed on standardized testing by requirements such as No Child Left Behind, the desperation to achieve (or appear to achieve) based on these standards, and how factors such […]

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Higher Education Bubble in America

December 23, 2012

A look at the “college conspiracy”, the Higher Education Bubble in America by savingsaccount.org Source

The Flipped Classroom

The Flipped Classroom

December 9, 2012

Is this new style of teaching a more efficient way of educating today’s students? Source

The State of Affairs with Medical Marijuana

The State of Affairs with Medical Marijuana

December 7, 2012

Here is a State of Affairs with Medical Marijuana in the United States. A Breakdown of state policies, statistics and trivia. Source

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Pearl Harbor Attack

October 27, 2012

It’s been 70 years since the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941, “the day that will live in infamy,” in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, thrust the United States into World War II. Here’s what happened in Pearl Harbor that day. Source

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Drug Use in Today’s Classroom

October 9, 2012

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funded study of drug trends in schools has released their 2010 data. This data has been compiled every year since 1975 by Monitoring the Future. The study covers the 8th, 10th and 12th grades. here are the stats that really jumped out. Source