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5 Websites for College Savers: Education Round-Up


5 Websites for College Savers. Figuring out how to get started on coming up with the cash to start saving for college is tough. Luckily, there are websites out there that can help you find details on college savings plans, future college costs. Read more at www.forbes.com How To Solve America’s Low-Skills Crisis. In the […]

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Out of Tragedy, a Protective Glass for Schools: Education Round-Up


Out of Tragedy, a Protective Glass for Schools. In the two years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., schools across the country have become more serious about safety. They have bought familiar items like surveillance cameras, panic buttons and key-card entry systems. More recent innovations include bulletproof whiteboards to help teachers […]

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Tips for a Green and Clean Work Environment


In the past, products that thoroughly cleaned and sanitized were often considered effective and not given a lot of extra thought. But today we know better. We know that cleaning products can contain chemicals that are harmful not only to the environment, but to humans. There are more ‘green’ options available than ever before, and […]

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50 Ways to Teach With Current Events: Education Round-Up


50 Ways to Teach With Current Events. How can we make sure that students are informed about what’s going on around the world? That they are armed with the tools to be able to distinguish between opinion and fact; between evidence-based statements and empty rhetoric; between sensationalism and solid journalism? Just like most other things […]

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Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology: Education Round-Up


Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology. Elmo and his “Sesame Street” buddies could soon be having two-way conversations of sorts with children. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit producer of “Sesame Street,” and the children’s speech recognition company ToyTalk plan to announce Monday that they have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore how to use […]

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