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  • Tammy Glass, right, works with her daughter Kristie Glass as she builds a robot that can be used as a hands-on application for code writing. The robot was purchased with state grant money that also enabled Tammy Glass to attend a boot camp on teaching computer coding. —Stephen B. Thornton for Education Week

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Paul Tough: Environment Matters for Student Success

The author of Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why, discusses the role environment plays in fostering students' noncognitive skills. (June 30, 2016)

In Terms of Assessment, Teachers Know Best

To evaluate students' soft skills, educators should rely on their training rather than a standardized assessment, argue educators Jessica and Skip Potts. (June 29, 2016)

4 Lessons That Brexit Can Offer School Reform

America's school reformers would do well to heed a few education-applicable cautions from the Brexit vote, writes Rick Hess. (June 29, 2016)

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L.A. Schools Embrace New Student Technology Standards

New technology standards released by ISTE focus on developing students as digital citizens, innovative designers, computational thinkers, and more. (June 28, 2016)

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From 'Hamilton' to Hogwarts: Pop Culture in the Classroom

In recent months, teachers have been incorporating pop-culture phenomena in their classrooms in innovative ways to better engage their students. (June 27, 2016)

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