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Is it time to stop segregating kids by ability in middle school math?

The Hechinger Report

ITHACA, N.Y. — On a frigid Thursday in February, math teacher Marietta Gibb was warming up her sixth graders at DeWitt Middle School with some algebraic expressions.

Prevention Resources to Keep Kids Substance-Free

Discovery Education

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How Do Teachers Make Hands-On Classes Work Online? With Tech and Innovation

EdTech Magazine

It’s a shared challenge facing instructors whose classes typically involve labs or career and technical education: In the age of physical distancing and remote learning, how do educators re-create hands-on lessons online? How can I help someone learn to weld if they can’t come in and use the equipment?” asks Lori Romano, director of career, technical and adult education at Pasco County Schools in Florida. How do you teach cosmetology when your students can’t touch any hair?”.

Another Great Tool for Learning Math

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Math Cards is a useful app that helps kids (and adults) practice and learn time tables using fun multiplication cards. The app is now on sale and only for a limited period of time. more

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

With help slow to come from Washington, a veteran’s family gets by washing cars, skipping meals

The Hechinger Report

Kaneadsha Jones and her family stand outside of their home in Columbus, Ohio. Jones quit her job at a call center in March after she says her bosses would not let employees wear masks in the office. Credit: Maddie McGarvey for The Hechinger Report.

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