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August 11, 2013
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Two decades of work at Yale prove emotions matter in the classroom

In August, leaders from more than 50 schools from around the country will gather at Yale to hear a simple but profound message — emotions matter in the classroom. The training session will be the largest ever held by the … Continue reading

December 14, 2012
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Brown and High Schools: Teaching Teens About Climate Change, Health

A Brown University class on the effect that climate change could have on human health has produced a free new curriculum for high school teachers. The nine-module unit, which reflects feedback from teachers, includes lecture background and ideas for warm-ups, … Continue reading

November 14, 2012
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Principal Plays Surprising Role in Why New Teachers Quit

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Why do so many beginning teachers quit the profession or change schools? Surprising new research finds it’s not a heavy workload or lack of resources that has the most significant effect, but instead the relationship between … Continue reading

July 25, 2011
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No Fake Science, Just Real Learning Opportunities (and Pennies)

Anamika Mishra hopes to be a pediatrician someday, but right now, she’s studying pennies. “The people who make pennies used different materials, and we’re trying to figure out which is the densest,” she explains. That’s how Mishra is spending her … Continue reading