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Do co-ed classrooms optimize learning?

(Phys.org)—Do students behave and perform better when only in class with peers of the same sex? A recent study done by University of Arkansas professor Sandra Stotsky reveals clues about the potential of same-sex classes.

Oct 01, 2012
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Improving teaching in Indigenous education

Teachers' professional development in understanding Indigenous cultures and teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students needs to be improved greatly to meet new government standards, according ...

Aug 27, 2012
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Online education degrees skyrocket

Virtually unknown a decade ago, big online teacher education programs now dwarf their traditional competitors, outstripping even the largest state university teachers' colleges.

Aug 09, 2012
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Obama proposes $1B for science, math teachers

(AP) — The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion (€810 million) effort to boost U.S. students' achievement in science, technology, ...

Jul 18, 2012
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Funding for teacher classroom management study

Disruptive behaviour in the classroom has an adverse effect on both teachers and pupils. It is a common source of stress for teachers and often a catalyst for leaving the profession. For pupils it may affect mental health, ...

Jun 25, 2012
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Out-of-the-box learning

A new book documents how staff at a primary school built on a previous study by Cambridge researchers to create an inclusive learning environment - driven by a shared belief in teachers’ power to enhance ...

Jun 22, 2012
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New venture connects US teachers online

(AP) — Discussing education reform at Stanford University last year, the leader of one of the nation's largest teacher unions decided to turn the tables and ask a question of the audience.

Jun 19, 2012
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