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Lynn Darling, Early Childhood Institute Director, On The Early Childhood ... - Huffington Post

Lynn Darling, Early Childhood Institute Director, On The Early Childhood ... - Huffington Post | Parental News | Scoop.it
Lynn Darling, Early Childhood Institute Director, On The Early Childhood ...Huffington PostWith increasing attention given to the country's achievement gaps, education reformers and the government have started looking at early childhood education...
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World's Best Universities; Top 400 Universities in the World | US News

World's Best Universities; Top 400 Universities in the World | US News | Parental News | Scoop.it
See the US News ranking for the top universities in the world. The World's Best Universities list includes schools from the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe, and more.
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Which countries have the best literacy and numeracy rates?

Which countries have the best literacy and numeracy rates? | Parental News | Scoop.it
These are the OECD countries with the best and worst literacy and numeracy rates.
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This Will Make You Feel Better About Looming College Bills

This Will Make You Feel Better About Looming College Bills | Parental News | Scoop.it
Getting the most and best financial aid involves some strategizing.
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Why Binge Watching is to Blame for Kids Not Learning

Why Binge Watching is to Blame for Kids Not Learning | Parental News | Scoop.it
Craig Blewett, University of KwaZulu-Natal The Collins English Dictionary unveiled a thoroughly modern concept as its word of the year for 2015: binge watching.
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How are schools, parents partnering in preparing students for the future | SmartBlogs

How are schools, parents partnering in preparing students for the future | SmartBlogs | Parental News | Scoop.it
How important is the parent voice when it comes to preparing students for college and career? Are parents participating in these programs, or are they spec
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PARCC Willing To Unbundle Assessments -- THE Journal

PARCC Willing To Unbundle Assessments -- THE Journal | Parental News | Scoop.it
The Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers will be customizing its online testing offerings to expand its reach into states outside of the consortium.
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Dolphins owner Steve Ross unveils RISE to use sports to combat racism - Sun Sentinel

Dolphins owner Steve Ross unveils RISE to use sports to combat racism - Sun Sentinel | Parental News | Scoop.it
Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross revealed details Sunday of his plans to use athletes, sports venues and television broadcasts to combat racism in America through the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE).
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I look forward to seeing the PSA.
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Books At Home Tied to Future Reading Skills | Psych Central News

Books At Home Tied to Future Reading Skills | Psych Central News | Parental News | Scoop.it
The reading environment in the homes of very young children is strongly linked to their reading progress once they begin school, according to a new study at the
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Why Parent Involvement Matters So Much: The Research

Why Parent Involvement Matters So Much: The Research | Parental News | Scoop.it
Parent involvement matters. Learn about the research on parent involvement including more than 300,000 students, their grades and their parents.
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The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship | eSchool News | eSchool News

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship | eSchool News | eSchool News | Parental News | Scoop.it
Author Mike Ribble outlines nine essential elements of digital citizenship that every student should know.
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High School Students Need 'Webs' of Supportive Adults, Study Says - High School & Beyond - Education Week

High School Students Need 'Webs' of Supportive Adults, Study Says - High School & Beyond - Education Week | Parental News | Scoop.it
A new study argues that high school students don't need heroes to help them manage tough times, they need "webs" of supportive adults.
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Creating Demand for Change: Smart Parents - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - parents, smart parents

Creating Demand for Change: Smart Parents - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - parents, smart parents | Parental News | Scoop.it
Bob Rothman writes that "a new book from Getting Smart offers suggestions for how parents can deepen learning for all students.:
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6 Ways the New National Education Technology Plan Could Help Close Achievement Gap

6 Ways the New National Education Technology Plan Could Help Close Achievement Gap | Parental News | Scoop.it
The role of teachers is changing along with the growing role of technology in classrooms, according to the plan.
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Resources for Teaching Growth Mindset

Resources for Teaching Growth Mindset | Parental News | Scoop.it
Find information about growth mindset, discover how learning mindsets can affect student performance, and explore strategies that support student confidence.
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New Study Says Emphasize Quality Over Quantity In Teaching Writing, But I Don't Think That's Most Important Finding

New Study Says Emphasize Quality Over Quantity In Teaching Writing, But I Don't Think That's Most Important Finding | Parental News | Scoop.it
A big new study on writing instruction just came out, and it was shared on Twitter by Renee Moore and The National Writing Project. When More Is Less is the headline of the article summarizing the ...
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Education digest: Nov. 15, 2015 - Washington Post

Education digest: Nov. 15, 2015 - Washington Post | Parental News | Scoop.it
A roundup of education news from across the country.
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Teacher Biases Differ for Low- and High-Achieving Minority Students

Teacher Biases Differ for Low- and High-Achieving Minority Students | Parental News | Scoop.it
Low-achieving students of color may be overrated by teachers, while top-performing minority students are given short shrift.
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Are You a Boss or a Leader? 7 Ways to Tell |

Are You a Boss or a Leader? 7 Ways to Tell | | Parental News | Scoop.it
"You're not the boss of me!" That was the phrase my younger sister would frequently yell at me during our youth when I was being the domineering big brother.
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How parents and teachers should talk to each other - LA Times

Students aren’t the only ones who have homework. We parents also have an ongoing assignment: building, nurturing and maintaining a relationship with our kids’ teachers.
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For #SmartParents, It’s About Getting Smart | Getting Smart

For #SmartParents, It’s About Getting Smart | Getting Smart | Parental News | Scoop.it
By Patrick Riccards - Earlier this year, I was part of an important project from Getting Smart called #SmartParents.
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Wake-up call: help your teenage students see the importance of sleep | Teacher Network | The Guardian

Wake-up call: help your teenage students see the importance of sleep | Teacher Network | The Guardian | Parental News | Scoop.it
A lack of sleep can hamper academic performance and wellbeing, but there are simple ways to help young people recognise its value
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"A Must-Read for Parents and Educators" | Getting Smart

"A Must-Read for Parents and Educators" | Getting Smart | Parental News | Scoop.it
By Ethan Demme - I recently picked up the new book, “Smart Parents: Parenting For Powerful Learning,” and it is a must-read for parents and educators.
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Creating Demand for Change: Smart Parents - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - parents, smart parents

Creating Demand for Change: Smart Parents - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - parents, smart parents | Parental News | Scoop.it
Bob Rothman writes that "a new book from Getting Smart offers suggestions for how parents can deepen learning for all students.:
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Why we should let our children fail

Why we should let our children fail | Parental News | Scoop.it
When she realised her risk-averse parenting was holding back her children’s progress, Jessica Lahey took a step back and gave her boys the freedom to make their own mistakes
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