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7 Questions You Need to Ask on Back-to-School Night

With the new school year upon us, parents will be attending a back-to-school night at their child's school. Many ask us, "What questions should I be asking?" Here are seven you might explore with your child's teachers and principal.

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An Expert’s View: Sir Ken Robinson

Our new Learning sections will feature a question-and-answer segment with an education expert. For our first installment, we’ve chosen Sir Ken Robinson, a best-selling author and longtime advocate of transforming education.

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How Much Homework Is Enough? Depends Who You Ask

In the stereotypical classroom, the teacher spends time in class presenting material to the students. Their homework consists of assignments based on that material.

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Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism

Good teachers helped me to achieve success. I was able to overcome autism because I had good teachers.

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10 Ways to Empower Your Daughter to Be a Leader in STEM

Try these tips to help her overcome the typical barriers girls face.

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Genius May Be an Abnormality: Educating Students with Asperger’s Syndrome, or High Functioning Autism

I am becoming increasingly concerned that intellectually gifted children are being denied opportunities because they are being labeled either Asperger’s or high functioning autism.

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Celebrating Neurodiversity in the Classroom

Tracy Murray has witnessed a lot of change in her 27 years of work in classrooms. But in her view, no shift has been as radical—or as positive—as the difference in the way children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are viewed by society.

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Standardization Broke Education. Here’s How We Can Fix Our Schools

“The movement towards personalization is already advancing in medicine. We must move quickly in that direction in education, too.”

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Teacher’s Viral ‘Handle with Care’ Text System Is Exactly What Parents Need this School Year

Fourth-grade teacher Rachel Harder shares her method.

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