Bullying Rates Drop

Bullying remains a serious issue for students and their families, and efforts to reduce bullying concern policy makers, administrators, and educators. According to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, “As schools become safer, students are better able to thrive academically … Continued

Teamwork + Data = Big Gains at Jones Elementary School

This blog post originally appeared on Homeroom Blog , the Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Education. Students at Jones Elementary School in Springdale, Arkansas face many potential obstacles to learning, including poverty, hunger, and trouble speaking and reading English. Eight … Continued

Ed Games Week Highlights the Emergence of Video Games in Education

Games and play are a central part of childhood and can stimulate creativity and learning. As technology grows as a tool for teachers, one question has been: what role might educational video games play in the classroom? Today, increasing numbers … Continued