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Why teach digital writing to students in 2022?

E-School News – Lesley Vos Have you ever thought of your students alongside Hemingway, Shakespeare, and other well-known writers? They are actually: All their messages, blogs, and social media posts go online today, together with novels, poems, or stories of professional writers Read More:...

Opinion: The United States needs bilingual education

The Los Angeles Times – Izzy Yuan Bilingual education is a basic necessity in today’s global society. It’s a form of education in which students need to learn two or more languages. It’s designed to provide dual language programs, in which instruction is given in two languages. Read More:...

4 STEM Tips From A Scientist As K-12 Schools Begin

Forbes – Marshall Shepherd It’s that time of year. Parents will be posting pictures in social media of their kids on the way back to school. Here in Georgia, many K-12 school systems start this week. I am a Professor at the University of Georgia and an atmospheric scientist. Prior to academia, I spent 12 years at NASA working on weather-climate satellite missions and related scientific research. I am also the parent of a first-year college student and a 10th grader. From these various perspectives, I offer 4 tips to parents and students that would improve Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) experiences at the K-12 level. Here they are. Read More:...

Unstructured, longer play time called key to early learning

K-12 Dive – Kara Arundel It takes work to learn how to play. That’s the message early childhood experts delivered Wednesday during a webinar on the importance of play in early education settings, hosted by The Hunt Institute and Trust for Learning. Rather than viewing children’s play as a distraction from learning, it should be viewed as an essential vehicle for learning, the speakers said Read More:...

Finding the symbolism in language learning

ABC 4 – Staff Writer Learning a new language can be intimidating but extremely rewarding. GTU Intern, Weslan Hansen, came on set to share her experience learning Japanese. Hansen is a junior at American University in Washington, DC and studied the Japanese language and culture her freshman year of college and was inspired to take the course with her interest in foreign correspondence....