School Year

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In The Classroom

Get Prepared At Your School's Open House

The beginning of the 2016-17 school year is a couple of weeks away and Giles County's educators are gearing up for their students'...

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Unique ways to use newspapers in the classroom

Today's students have numerous devices at their disposal that can make learning more fun. Teachers may rely on such devices to engage...

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Why music education matters

Come the 2016-2017 school year, the music and arts budget in the Los Angeles Unified School District will reach its highest point in a...

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Steps to choosing the right preschool

Kindergarten used to mark a child's first foray into formal education. But preschool has now taken up that mantle for many students. Some...

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STEM taking schools by storm

An increased focus on STEM education is one of the most influential initiatives to reach schools in recent years. STEM is an acronym for...

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Standardized test scores may hold less weight than before

College and university admissions teams use unique formulas to determine if student candidates are the right fit for their schools. For...

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Should schools reinforce cursive writing skills?

Cursive writing lessons were once mandatory in schools. Many adults can remember cursive writing lessons on lined paper and time spent...

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Did you know?

Dyslexia is a condition that affects the way the brain processes written and spoken language. According to Understood.org, an online...

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Classroom tech trends to watch

Technology continues to evolve. With computers, tablets and smartphones, people of all ages are immersed in technology. According to the...

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