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Teen Slammed By School Resource Officer, Students and Parents Outraged

By Evette D.Champion School resource officers are supposed to protect students, not cause them harm. Parents and students rallied together outside of Tolman High School in Rhode Island because a student was recorded being attacked by the school resource officer who violently slammed him by the neck. According to The Root, the officer claimed that the…

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How to Create a Balanced High School Course Catalog (Video)

Students take many courses throughout their high school careers. Educator Sherwyn Besson shares the importance of having a balanced high school catalog and how parents and educators can effectively influence their students’ courses so that they are more reflective of their communities. He also explains how his educational background provides a platform for his current…...

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A Guide on Synchronizing Home and School for Success

According to a study by Dodd and Konzal (2002), the relationship between school and home is an integral ingredient in supporting academic success. Bad school-home situations are likely to cause poor performance at school. One of the best ways to improve these relations is by applying some meaningful practices or projects that connect life at school…...

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Not In Our School: Strategies to Stop Bullying in Our Classrooms

Teachers are finding themselves on the front line in the battle against intolerance. Bullying incidents appear more frequently in the media, and the damaging effects they have on children are becoming well-known. It is about time that the issue is addressed and we aim for solutions. In the Not in Our School movement, several solution-based approaches and tools are…

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From The Library: Brain Quest Black History

is an interactive book by DataLine that plunges the reader deep into the rich history of Black American culture in a unique, but interesting question-answer type model. The book delves deep into parts of Black History that most people do not even think about. It is full of questions about iconic people and parts of…...

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Educational Games: Gravity Maze

is an interactive puzzle-based board game made by Think Fun that consists of a plastic game board with ten interlocking “tower maze” pieces. The idea behind the game is to create a three-dimensional tower maze that acts as a track through which you send a marble. The players’ logic and visual perception is put to the…...

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In the Video Library: Roots – The Next Generation

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series In The LibraryThis entry is part 2 of 2 in the series In The Library is a seven episode, television mini-series from the 1970s aimed to create awareness about Black American history from a new perspective. It tells the story of Alex Haley’s family and...

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How to Help Students Meet the Common Core Standards for Mathematics

The Common Core Standards for Mathematics address a variety of skills that mathematics teachers, at all educational levels, must help their students to master. The exercises rely upon critical thinking and problem solving. The skills can sometimes be perceived as difficult and hard to unpack, but there are resources available to parents. Find out more on…...

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Five Ways You Can Help Young People Improve Their Online Etiquette

The Internet has been one of the greatest innovations of modern times. However, with this new source of information, entertainment, and social connection, comes a great sense of responsibility. Here are five tips so both you and the young people in your life can improve your online etiquette. Practice mindfulness. You will always come across…

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