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Does Mindfulness Actually Work in Schools?

Scholars want to know whether the practice helps young kids of color succeed academically. A research team in Chicago has spent a year studying whether students who are taught to be in touch with their emotions do better academically. And … Continue reading

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Can technology improve preschool? Louisiana teachers are about to find out

As Louisiana imposes academic standards for preschool education, publicly funded child-care centers around the state are beginning to realize they must wire their buildings and buy more computers. Some worry they won’t have the money to comply. One of the … Continue reading

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The Early-Literacy Shift: New Words, New Media, New Friends

Literacy is changing. It really is. Even in my grade one classroom as the students begin to learn their letters and sounds, as they start to put those letters and sounds together into words, and as they take their first … Continue reading

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