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Rival studies shed light on the merits of a Montessori education

Benefits seen at preschools in Hartford but not high schools in the Netherlands

James Lawrence, a 2017 graduate of the Traip Academy in Kittery, Maine, holds wooden duck decoys he made for an art credit his senior year.

Extending school far beyond the classroom walls

‘Expanded learning opportunities’ offer a chance to engage students based on their individual passions

Some teachers are gamifying their entire classes. In Classcraft, assignments are spaced throughout the game world for students to complete for points. Photo courtesy of Classcraft.

When the entire class is a game

Assignments are known as “quests” and students have to complete them to explore a game world

Sinking to knees, Mrs Mamie Bradley weeps as body of slain son, Emmett Louis Till, 14 arrives at Chicago Rail Station.

Mississippi’s darkest days on display in new museums

New Civil Rights Museum goes where public schools, textbooks don’t

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A teacher helps a student who is otherwise working independently on his laptop.

The path to personalized learning is not straight

In the shift to personalized learning, schools and districts often chart distinctly different ways

Making ‘Big Data’ useful rather than scary for teachers

How one district created a system to make data “a flashlight, not a hammer”

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