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Clinton, Trump, Johnson, Stein on Education Issues

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 17th, 2016


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This page is a work in progress. Check back for updates as the presidential campaign proceeds.

 

Hillary Clinton’s campaign web page dedicated to K-12 education Issues

Jill Stein campaign web site has a paragraph stating her Education



School Recess Offers Numerous Benefits – Stanford Report

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2016
A Stanford study shows that recess is a profoundly important part of the school day. Well-organized recess programs engage students in meaningful play and prepare them to learn once back in the classroom. A high-quality recess program can help students feel more engaged, safer and positive about the school day, according to Stanford research.


Physical Education, Recess – Quotes, and Articles

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2016
Quotes, articles, links to more help in advancing the goal of promoting your students' healthful physical activity.


5 Ways to Increase Learning Through Play

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2016
Why Play? Because it is fun! And because researchers have found that the experience of play changes the neural connections in a child’s brain. This in turn has a strong impact upon a child’s ability to regulate emotions, solve problems, and be better prepared for formal instruction, with lifelong benefits.


Drones in Education: New Book on Using Drones to Engage Learners

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2016
There’s no question that drone sales are soaring, and now a new book from the International Society for Education (ISTE®) shows how educators can use these small aircraft to help student learning take flight. Drones in Education: Let Your Students' Imaginations Soar was written for educators who want to know more about the advantages incorporating drones can have on the effectiveness and appeal of their curriculum.


Cell Phone Attendance? What do you think?

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2016


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This photo and suggestion showed up on our @teachersnet Twitter feed.  What do you think? Would you use this method in your classroom?

We asked that question on a Teachers.Net Chatboard. The responses are copied below. Please …



Preschoolers Need More Play, Fewer Scripted Lessons – Early Childhood Educator Erika Christakis

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2016
In her book, “The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups” (Viking), noted early childhood educator and Silliman College associate master Erika Christakis argues that most of today’s youngest schoolchildren are spending their critical early-learning years in environments that ignore or misunderstand their needs.


US Education Secretary Calls for Return to Well-Rounded Education

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2016
Research shows that students—particularly historically underserved students—engage more deeply in learning when they are exposed to a variety of topics and can better connect what they are learning in the classroom with the world outside the school house. For example, there’s evidence that students improve at math when they’ve taken classes that connect science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with the arts. And research from the University of Virginia’s Daniel Willingham shows that students with broad knowledge are stronger readers.


NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Accepting Entries for 2016–2017 Program

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2016
"Studies show that support for teachers in their early years of teaching is an important factor in teacher retention," said Dr. David Evans, NSTA executive director. "Our goal for the teachers who participate in the NSTA New Science Teacher Academy is to empower them so that they can remain in the classroom with renewed energy and creative ideas that spur powerful student learning."


Schools Should Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, Pregnancy – CDC

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2016
In most of the United States, fewer than half of high schools and only a fifth of middle schools teach all 16 topics recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as essential components of sexual health education.


Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.5 May/June 2016
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Why Lots of Love (or Motivation) Isn't Enough
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