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Downloadable Poster: Preparing for Math STAAR Testing

We've created these printable and sharable posters that you can download, print and hang on your classroom walls. Or, you can grab the digital version to share on Facebook, your class website or via email.

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Teacher Helpline: How Can I Use Journals in Math Class?

We've heard many teachers say that journals are key in getting students to become more sophisticated mathematical thinkers. And with the advent of the Common Core State Standards, you'll be doing your students a favor by incorporating more writing into your curriculum. Here's what our trusty helpliners had to say about getting started with math journals:

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5 Ways to Integrate Money Skills Across the Curriculum

Teaching teens about money skills such as saving, budgeting, and setting financial goals gives them the tools they need to make smart decisions now and in the future. And, since financial education is essential to them reaching their personal goals, it's essential that all teachers find ways to integrate discussions about money into the classroom. Here are 5 ways that you can teach personal finance in classes across the curriculum.

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Special Report: STEM in The Classroom
Early education STEMBy giving our kids the tools they need to succeed in STEM, we are giving them a huge leg up as they enter the job market.  But when we think STEM, we think middle school and high school, robotics and chemistry—not first graders and the sand table. In order to learn how early education teachers can effectively introduce STEM concepts, we sat down with Dr. Shelley Green, a professor of STEM education at Nova Southeastern University to talk about how busy elementary teachers can get a handle on STEM education.

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myON adds content from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
myON, a business unit of Capstone, has introduced digital content from global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) to the myON literacy environment. With the addition of HMH titles, myON continues to expand its collection...

MIND Research, Boeing partner on math PD
Through a grant from Boeing, the nonprofit MIND Research Institute aims to help teachers excel using ST Math, a blended learning program designed to boost K-12 math comprehension and proficiency through visual learning. The grant...

CASE endorses Fast ForWord
The Fast ForWord program from Scientific Learning Corp. has received an official endorsement from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE), an international professional organization affiliated with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). CEC’s members...

Publisher DK launches free education research site
Publishers DK have launched a new online resource called DKfindout!--a global education website for children, parents and teachers. The site is primarily aimed at children aged 7-11, and brings together the very best of DK's bank...

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