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Helping Students Overcome the Fear of Speaking in Front of the Class

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By Dr. Robert W. F. Taylor Almost every child knows this fear. The teacher has given you an assignment to ‘Write something about… ‘.That part is okay. But then you have to read what you wrote in front of the class. That is the scary part! As a student, I experienced this fear. As a teacher, I encountered it in…

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LeapFrog® Announces New Collection of Learning Toys

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  Innovative Learning Systems with Curriculum-Based Content Make Learning Fun LeapFrog® Enterprises, Inc., a leader in innovative educational toys for children, today announced its new collection of learning toys that introduce curriculum-based content and important foundational skills at an early age. LeapFrog gets kids excited about learning with interactive systems that keep them engaged and having fun, while little ones…

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National Black Farmers Association Announces 2021-2022 Next Generation Black and Hispanic Farmers Scholarship Program Application Deadline

Black Farmers Association

It is a privilege for the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) to administer a scholarship program to ensure that the next generation of African-American/Black and Hispanic farmers receive the training and skills that will enable them to thrive in the agricultural industry. “Higher education provides essential tools, knowledge, and resources that will allow these scholars to continue their family farm legacy for…

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Confronting the devastating impact racism in the U.S. Education System has on Black students’ mental health

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New campaign shows that everyone has a role to play in rewriting the lessons students learn about race in school The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) – a nonprofit organization founded by award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson – launched a public awareness campaign to address the mental health impact the education system places on students, particularly Black students ages 12-22. The six-week campaign,…

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Influencing The Quality Of Education

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Do we really believe that every child can succeed? How does the view that a child’s potential is limited affect our ability to reach that child and inhibit his growth and academic success? The largely unexplored, and in some cases erroneous, beliefs held by many mainstream educators have resulted in ineffective and even damaging educational practice. The way we view students and learning affects what we teach, how we teach, and ultimately, student learning. Some teachers design curricula as if diversity didn’t exist; they ignore or are unaware of how their students’ backgrounds or contexts shape their learning styles and affect their achievement.

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3 Financial Gifts Every Mom Would Love to Have for Mother’s Day 2021

Mom

NEW YORK, May 8, 2021 (Newswire.com) – If your mom has everything she could possibly want—or at least everything you could afford to give her as a gift—perhaps a financial gift would be a good way to go for Mother’s Day this year. Cards are always good to tell Mom how you feel about her, especially if she’s the sentimental type. You can never…

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Nevada Special Education Teacher Named 2021 National Teacher of the Year

Special Education

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced that Juliana Urtubey, an elementary school special education teacher, is the 2021 National Teacher of the Year. Urtubey, an educator for 11 years, teaches at Kermit R. Booker, Sr. Innovative Elementary School in Las Vegas, where she serves as a co-teacher in pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade special education settings and as an instructional…

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Do Middle Schools Result In Higher Achievement Than Junior High Schools?

Achievement

  By Megan Wilson Question: Do middle schools result in higher achievement than junior high schools? This question addresses the academic outcomes of students in junior high schools that are organized in a manner similar to large comprehensive high schools with departmentalization, 40-50 minute periods, subject area teachers, and competitive sports, as compared to middle schools using various degrees of…

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Top Ten Nature-Infused Reasons To Come And Play In Nashville’s Big Back Yard

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Plan Your Summer of Fun Now LEIPERS FORK, Tenn., April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Nashville’s Big Back Yard is a natural watershed area south of Music City ready to be explored.  This giant playground features scenic vistas, rivers, streams, parks and natural areas. Anchored by 100 miles of the historic Natchez Trace Parkway, Nashville’s Big Back Yard is made up of 12 connected small towns…

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‘Three Stories From Nature’ is a Set of Enjoyable Bedtime Stories With Relatable Events for Children

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Recent release “For Children; Three Stories from Nature” from Covenant Books author Joseph Clay Holmes is a delightful children’s book where kids can broaden their imagination, relate real-life events, and learn and instill values from the stories. NEW YORK, April 30, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Joseph Clay Holmes, a countryman, a nature-lover who enjoys doing outdoor activities with family, and father of…

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