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With a focus on technology in education, HIU listed the latest articles, insights and ideas for educators who are passionate about technology and learning.
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  • Why Schools Should Be Organized To Prioritize Relationships March 21, 2019
    Research shows that when teachers forge strong relationships with students they learn better. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Building Teens Into Strong Readers — By Letting Them Teach March 16, 2019
    Two-thirds of students in Washington, D.C., can't read and write at grade level when they start high school. One program helps teens improve — by giving them the tools to teach younger kids. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • College Students See Nothing New In Admissions Scandal March 14, 2019
    Wealthy parents using their power to give their kids an unfair advantage in getting into college is not new, say college students.The bigger surprise is that now people are getting busted for it. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How Inuit Parents Teach Kids To Control Their Anger March 13, 2019
    At the top of the world, the Inuit culture has developed a sophisticated way to sculpt kids' behavior without yelling or scolding. Could discipline actually be playful? [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How to Develop a Greater Sense of Motivation in Students March 13, 2019
    Learn new insights into how motivation works, why it can lag, and what we can do to help students develop it. Researchers look at approach motivation and avoidance motivation and how they both work... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How Mastery-Based Learning Can Help Students of Every Background Succeed March 12, 2019
    In New York City’s highly segregated school system, some schools are embracing diversity through mastery-based learning. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • One Reason Rural Students Don’t Go To College: Colleges Don’t Go To Them March 7, 2019
    "People tend to overlook the rural areas," says David Hochstetler, a high school senior in rural Michigan. "I think it's kind of disappointing because some able students could get looked over." [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • As Elite Campuses Diversify, A ‘Bias Towards Privilege’ Persists March 6, 2019
    Many elite colleges have committed to enrolling more low-income students. But, a new book argues, their efforts at inclusivity still fall short. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Is Your Child An Orchid Or A Dandelion? Unlocking The Science Of Sensitive Kids March 5, 2019
    Some kids seem resilient from the start — readily able, like dandelions, to cope with stress and adversity. But pediatrician Thomas Boyce says biologically reactive kids need more support to thrive. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Movement And Breathing Breaks Help Students Stay Focused On Learning March 4, 2019
    When teachers give students opportunities to move during the day they set up the conditions for better learning. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Giving Students Stepping Stones For Participation To Lift Up Their Voices March 1, 2019
    When students discuss their learning with peers they solidify and deepen their understanding. These strategies support students to both participate and invite others into discussion. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • When Kids Ask Really Tough Questions: A Quick Guide February 28, 2019
    Is Santa real? Will you ever die? Children ask questions that can induce knee-buckling panic in adults. NPR's Life Kit and Sesame Workshop have research-tested strategies to help you with the answers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Anger Can Be Contagious — Here’s How To Stop The Spread February 27, 2019
    Emotions circulate through social networks — the good, bad and ugly. And these days, the feeling that seems most viral is anger. Sometimes it takes just one act of kindness to stop the vicious cycle. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • More Green Spaces in Childhood Associated With Happier Adulthood February 27, 2019
    Research suggests the more of your childhood that is spent surrounded by green spaces, the lower your risk of developing mental illness in adulthood, whether in the city or the country. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]