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School robots are invaluable tools for students who need them.

School Robots Are Making Education For Severely Sick Kids Possible

School robots are invaluable tools for students who need them part time and also for students like Randy, for whom they’re the only path to the Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   11.13.17   |   SHARE
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Watching People Go Back To School Is Bittersweet Now That I’ve Graduated

September, for the first time in many years, wasn’t the start of any new beginnings. I’ve been in some form of school — general education in public Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
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6 Books You Should Be Reading In Today's America

Learning is the best thing for us, and the best place to look? The sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books. Read...
Liz Lazzara    |   08.16.17   |   SHARE
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We Need To Talk About How Childhood Trauma Affects Education

Don’t most kids feel afraid to come home? Read...
Joni Edelman    |   08.15.17   |   SHARE

Growing Up With Autism And ADHD, I Had To Adapt My Own Education

The education system isn’t designed for students like me. From as early as preschool up through my master’s degree, I struggled in a traditional Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE

5 Key Ways You Can Be The Best Parent Advocate For Your Special Needs Child

Trust your instincts. You are the expert when it comes to your child. Don’t be afraid to speak up, to stand your ground, to share what works at and Read...
Lisa Aro    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE
Trump also said it would take him roughly 90 minutes to learn “everything” there was to know about nuclear missiles.

Some Dudes Think They Can Learn 'Everything' In 90 Minutes

As Tom Nichols puts it, ignorance has now become a "virtue." And it takes a whole lot of it to claim you can learn 'everything' about a complex Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   08.9.17   |   SHARE
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The kids who often need more help and guardrails to ensure effective learning are also the ones who suffer the most from ubiquitous tech in the classroom.

Technology In The Classroom: A Threat To Students' Learning & Their Health

The most urgent matter for this former teacher is that we stop risking the educational potential and physical health of our students for the false Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   08.3.17   |   SHARE
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