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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.

dateOct 01, 2012 in Social Sciences
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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 ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Social Sciences
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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.

dateAug 09, 2012 in Internet
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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, ...

dateJul 18, 2012 in Other
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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, ...

dateJun 25, 2012 in Social Sciences
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