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January 8, 2014 – 895 views
Association of Educators
A zero-tolerance school discipline policy was brought into action to make sure that students are at their disciplined-best in school. However, a new research has indicated that this policy may not be giving out the exact results that it was meant to reap. The research has revealed that school safety has not increased even after almost a quarter century since the zero-tolerance discipline polices were introduced... Full Story 
January 7, 2014 – 771 views
Association of Educators
With an increase in the number of parents working from outside home, attending kids after school has become a growing concern amongst parents. The idea of leaving a kid unsupervised at the end of a school day is not a welcoming thought to most parents. Leaving them under the care of a nurturing mentor is something that they are a lot more comfortable with, which explains why many parents are opting for after school alternatives today... Full Story 
January 2, 2014 – 762 views
Association of Educators
A report published by the Houston Chronicle revealed that job certainty in Texas for aspiring educators is experiencing a record low. The report stated that there has been a sharp decrease in the number of new teachers that have been hired in Texas over the period of four years. The exact numbers state that schools in Texas hired less than 15,000 first year teachers in the last year. This number is far less than 25,000 which was recorded in 2008... Full Story 
December 18, 2013 – 752 views
Association of Educators
An elite panel of the National Research Council in the United States has come out with a proposal to significantly alter the way students are assessed in the three streams of sciences at their school. It wants the states to design a testing system that ensures all facets of science learning which integrates the classroom level tests with a particular test that measures the students' overall aptitude for the sciences... Full Story 
December 12, 2013 – 757 views
Association of Educators
Exams and grades are some of the things that most students dread. Also, it is not just the fear of passing a test, but the fear of an unfair grade that can scare students. No matter how fair you are with your students while grading their performance, there will always be a few cases of students coming up and complaining about getting a lower score than they expected. As a teacher, you obviously cannot consider every student that comes to you and send them off with better grades... Full Story 
December 11, 2013 – 730 views
Association of Educators
Washington lawmakers have already started planning as to which topics they need to prioritize during the session of the legislation which will be beginning in January next year. They intend on focusing on teacher evaluation system and education in the coming session. The state stands at the peril of losing the 'No Child Left Behind' law waiver in case it does not succeed in bringing up the teacher evaluation system to the federal standards... Full Story 
December 4, 2013 – 764 views
Association of Educators
Google, the multinational corporation, famous for its search engine and several other features, has announced plans to launch a virtual field trip program. The program is targeted at high school teachers and students. Google wants to ensure that their technology provides benefits to everyone and education is one of the most important applications of technology. To this end, Google has teamed up with... Full Story 
December 3, 2013 – 808 views
Association of Educators
Teaching is the oldest and the most noble profession in the world. Many of the reputed educational institutions that have gained respect and reputation are mostly because of the teachers there. The vocation of teaching is constantly evolving and has stood the test of time with new tools and modified teaching techniques being used to help the teachers teach their students in a better way. In many places the traditional way of using the... Full Story