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Dozens of high schools across the nation are adding competitive video-gaming as it becomes one of the fastest-growing activities in both K12 and higher ed.
Jeremy Bailenson, head of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, has provided tips on how to safely use virtual reality devices. One piece of advise that Bailenson included in his […]
Decades of research have established a clear link between a positive school culture and improved student outcomes. Many K12 leaders try to foster a more positive culture in their schools, […]
Our analysis revealed 19 student and staff behaviors that are most likely to contribute to a positive school culture. They are, in no particular order: Link to main story: Schools […]
Books represent just a part of the early literacy equation. Districts and community organizations now provide transportation, meals, summer lessons and family activities to prepare children for kindergarten reading. “The […]
After the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, Matthew Mayer and Shane Jimerson knew they had some work to do. Mayer, from the Rutgers Graduate School of […]
A frustrated student cries out “I can’t do it.” A teacher redirects: “You can’t do it, yet.” This may be the simplest way to define “growth mindset” the increasingly popular […]
Where should schools start when it comes to implementing technology? As strange as this may sound, you have to start at the end, by which I mean determining the desired […]
What does research reveal about independent reading and overall reading performance? We’ve known that kids who read the most do the best overall, but we’ve recently learned that students who […]
Children from 19 El Paso ISD schools now engage in social-emotional activities at nearly two dozen new playgrounds, thanks in part to districtwide communication. CHALLENGE: In 2016, El Paso ISD […]
Donald Fennoy now leads the School District of Palm Beach County in Florida, the 10th largest district in the U.S. Fennoy has prioritized upgrading security, improving third-grade reading skills and […]
Across the US, the number of teen suicides has risen dramatically over the years. Whether it’s the stress of high-level courses or the anxiety of divorcing parents, a staggering amount […]
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