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Special Education The Supreme Court Will Decide a Significant Special Education Case
The justices will decide whether families must exhaust special education proceedings when they seek money damages under other federal laws.
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Teaching Motivation Matters: Educators Share Strategies to Engage Students
Some veterans share their best tips and tricks on getting and keeping kids' attention.
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Teaching How to Shake the ‘October Blues’ and Rediscover the Joy in Teaching
It's a tough time of the year for educators. These tips from teachers in the field can help you get through it.
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Teaching Profession Can Teachers 'Quiet Quit?'
Educators talk about setting boundaries around what they are willing to do for work.
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Teaching Profession What the Research Says U.S. Teachers Work More Hours Than Their Global Peers. Other Countries Are Catching Up
New international data show how teachers' work lives shifted in the pandemic.
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Social Studies What is the Goal of Civics Education? Critical Thinking, Teachers Say
Far fewer teachers said that "future political engagement" was a goal for civics class, a new survey found.
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Science How to Teach About Natural Disasters With Care
Anchoring science lessons in current events, like Hurricane Ian, can foster students’ authentic interest. But it also comes with challenges.
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This GOES-East GeCcolor satellite image taken at 9:56 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, and provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Ian passing over western Cuba. Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba on Tuesday as a major hurricane, with nothing to stop it from intensifying into a catastrophic Category 4 storm before it hits Florida, where officials ordered 2.5 million people to evacuate before it crashes ashore Wednesday.
A satellite image by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Ian passing over western Cuba.
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