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Mar 01, 2016

Asian Countries Take the U.S. to School
A closer look reveals key differences in how they educate their students and offers valuable practical lessons in getting all children to achieve.

In places like Hong Kong, Shanghai, South Korea, and Vietnam, fewer than 5 percent of 15-year-old students performed below the basic-proficiency level in reading, mathematics and science. How do they get nearly ever student to achieve. Read the article to learn more.

Testing for Joy and Grit? Schools Nationwide Push to Measure Students’ Emotional Skills
In a closely watched experiment, students in California are being tested on their social-emotional skills; the results will be used to rate schools.

Can you accurately test for emotional skills? A few California school districts will be rated, in part, on emotional skills this year. See why the guru of Social-Emotional Learning says this isn't a good idea.

8 Switches To Update Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

About 1.8 billion youth need to be educated for 21st Century life. The skills they need call for more project-based learning. Here are 8 ways to make the transition to the sophisticated work skills that students will need.


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