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More than robots: Inspiring STEM education and life skills via robotics

Last updated: 06/12/2018

Nearly 70,000 people cheering for their favorite teams, bleachers filled with signs and costumes, and fans gushing over game highlights and strategic execution. This was the scene

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A Career as Solid as a Rock | Kirkus Reviews

Last updated: 06/11/2018

In 2003, the New York Times referred to children’s book author Seymour Simon as the “dean” of science books for child readers. Simon, who was a classroom teacher for nearly 2

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Bloomsbury Children's Books

Last updated: 06/11/2018

“An effective, authentically wrought look at how fear and ignorance can lead people to treat those of different races or from different places with suspicion. Messner shines a li

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12 New Young Adult Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Last updated: 06/11/2018

As avid bibliophiles, we’ve taken a nosedive into nearly all genres of literature (yes, we’ve even scrolled through our phone at 2am and picked out books based on our Hogwarts

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Helping Students Make Reading Predictions

Last updated: 06/11/2018

Peeking into the room, I see students attentively gathered on the rug, sitting before their teacher who is animated while she explains the activity they are about to start. Student

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A Big Chalk Maze for Preschoolers

Last updated: 06/11/2018

After checking out a life-size maze, we had to make a big chalk maze to drive through at home! This is a great sidewalk chalk activity for preschoolers. Its easier to make a big c

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What Students Need to Know About Superscoring

Last updated: 06/11/2018

What Students Need to Know About Superscoring Tweet Here Is The IvyWise Guide To Superscoring With Instructions On How To Send SAT And ACT Score Reports A question we often receive

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Gene-Environment Interaction: Epigenetics and Child Development

Last updated: 06/10/2018

Inside the nucleus of each cell in our bodies, we have chromosomes, which contain the code for characteristics that pass to the next generation. Within these chromosomes, specific

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Language mastery takes 30 years, critical age study finds

Last updated: 06/10/2018

An internet quiz taken by nearly 700,000 people has helped American researchers model an answer to the question: why don’t adult learners master English syntax as well as native

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So, You’re Gifted. Who Cares and Why Does it Matter?

Last updated: 06/10/2018

It matters. Even if no one else cares. It matters that you know. And that you care. Why? you ask with that quizzical oh-so-disarming look of yours. (Yes, I know that look.) You w

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