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Should More Gifted Students Skip a Grade?
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by Stephanie McCauley
A recent study from Johns Hopkins indicates that many more students are performing above grade level than previously thought. However, the percentage of students who skip grades is only about 1%. If so many students (gifted students in particular) are overperforming in their grade levels, then why has grade skipping remained so rare? read more...
Astronomy in the Classroom
PUBLISHED: Thursday, January 05, 2017 by Stephanie McCauley
Nothing sparks students’ enthusiasm for science like outer space. But how can teachers bring astronomy to life in the classroom? We’ve gathered a list of resources to help. read more...
Serving Students' Mental Health Needs
PUBLISHED: Monday, November 14, 2016 by Stephanie McCauley
One in five children in the U.S. shows signs of a mental health disorder—including anxiety, depression, ADHD, and eating disorders, among others. However, many schools do not have the resources or experience to identify and support these kids. read more...
Addressing the Teacher Shortage
PUBLISHED: Monday, October 10, 2016 by Stephanie McCauley
While fewer individuals are choosing to enroll in teacher training programs, more practicing teachers are reporting feelings of burnout. Since 2015, the teacher shortage across the U.S. has been widely discussed, causing many to wonder if the problem might become a full-blown crisis. read more...
Tips for Project-Based Learning in the Classroom
PUBLISHED: Monday, September 19, 2016 by Stephanie McCauley
With schools increasingly looking for ways to develop authentic learning experiences, project-based learning has made a big splash in the educational community in the last few years. read more...
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