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Do Digital Games Improve Children’s Math Skills?

Educators and researchers are finding that digital games can boost math performance for children as early as preschool. (May 16, 2017)

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Strategies for Online Elementary Education
Guests discussed the challenges of delivering elementary education online, and the best strategies for engaging and supporting K-5 students virtually.

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At a time of sharp political divisions, civics teaches students how to engage in civil discourse, according to school leaders interviewed for the Education Week Research Center poll. More than half said their students don’t get enough of it.
June 28, 2018 – Education Week
Nearsightedness is on the rise among schoolchildren, but many students have not had the vision screening needed to detect the problem.
May 30, 2018 – Education Week
Early exposure is crucial, but finding teachers with strong preparation remains challenging.
May 23, 2018 – Education Week
New research shows that early-childhood programs can't be seen as a one-shot inoculation that will sustain children throughout their academic careers.
May 2, 2018 – Education Week
Creativity is too often the domain of the elite. Schools can help, write composer Anthony Brandt and neuroscientist David Eagleman.
April 11, 2018 – Education Week
To solve some of our biggest challenges, young people must be inspired to connect and work with people regardless of backgrounds, argues David Simas, the CEO of the Obama Foundation.
January 10, 2018 – Education Week
GreatSchools.org, whose reviews are seen by more than 50 million people, is expanding its ratings indicators to provide a more nuanced statistical portrait of schools.
November 15, 2017 – Education Week
New research suggesting that older kindergartners have an edge over their younger classmates complicates an already difficult decision.
August 30, 2017 – Education Week
Educators and researchers are finding that digital games can boost math performance for children as early as preschool.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Researchers and educational foundations are targeting early educators for professional development in math, which is improving teacher morale as well as improving children’s school readiness.
April 26, 2017 – Education Week

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