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Remembering the Armistice
posted by: Melissa | November 07, 2018, 11:31 am   

Schools across the country will be closed on Monday November 12 or hold special ceremonies to recognize Veterans Day. While Veterans Day is an annual solemn day of remembrance, this year it holds special significance. November 11, 2018 marks not only the national holiday, but also the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the bloody war “to end all wars” that led to the holiday’s creation in its original name, Armistice Day.

Weekly News Round-Up for November 2nd
posted by: Melissa | November 02, 2018, 02:52 pm   

Each week, NWPE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, charters strike, bus stop accidents spread, a shooting is blamed on bullying, and more!

Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Decorations
posted by: Melissa | November 01, 2018, 10:30 am   

This blog is written by Youki Terada and was originally published by on October 24, 2018.

Heavily decorated classrooms can bombard students with too much visual information, interfering with their memory and ability to focus, a new study finds.

Is Interleaving the Magic Bullet for Learning?
posted by: Melissa | October 30, 2018, 01:39 pm   

As teachers, we’re always looking for new strategies and techniques that can improve our students’ learning. One such technique is interleaving.

This American Life Explores School Shootings
posted by: Melissa | October 23, 2018, 12:39 pm   

On October 12, 2018 the radio series This American Life dedicated an entire episode to one of the most persistent challenges today: How we’re preparing for and reacting to school shootings. The show, titled Before the Next One, explored the issue in typical This American Life format by focusing on deeply personal accounts and first-hand experiences and used these stories to explore the various issues surrounding school shootings.

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