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Billings schools say no to week-long spring break, discuss year-round school

Research backs up Leo’s comments; generally, students learn better on a year-round schedule, especially those from low-income families who statistically struggle more in school than their more wealthy peers.

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5 Ways to Prepare Kids for Jobs that Don’t Exist Yet

Recognize, celebrate, and reinforce the “four C’s.”

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9 Things Teachers Need if the United States Ever Wants Another Globally Competitive Generation

I wanted to make the title of this article “Nine Things Teachers Need if We Don’t Want a Dystopian Future in Which America’s Children Are a Pack of Raging, Illiterate Wildlings,” but my editor said it was too long.

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How our school district connects learning to the real world

Most importantly, we are helping students build 21st-century skills and increase their confidence with STEM.

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A College Experiment That Really Worked

It shows that many, many more students from modest backgrounds should be attending universities from which they’re likely to graduate — and that getting them to enroll isn’t very difficult. It is a matter of encouraging them to do so and making sure the financial aid remains available.

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What is the state of STEM where you live and work?

U.S. business leaders cannot find the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talent they need to stay competitive.

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Why STE(A)M needs another ‘E’ — entrepreneurship

“STEM is key to driving girls into non-traditional industries, but adding entrepreneurship will be the key to making them leaders in those careers — not doers led by men,” the study said. 

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Bridging the Gap in a Rural School District Through Personalized Learning

One of the most important goals from the start was to give teachers the tools and training they needed to offer students a personalized learning experience in a 1-to-1 digital district.

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Don’t forget about the A in STEAM!

Educators have recognized the benefits of integrating arts education into STEM subjects, which has led to a new framework.

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ChickTech: High School Tech Showcase – 12/1 – Missoula, MT

Our 50 high school participants will have worked hard all day to create an awesome project in one of our four workshops. Stop by and see what they’ve created!

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