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Helping Teens Shatter the Myths About Drugs and Drug Abuse

Many teens are not aware of the serious risks drugs and alcohol pose to their health, to their success in school, and to their future. According to a 2011 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention r... Read More...

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Engaging Your Students in Drug Prevention Education All Year

As educators, we all understand that substance abuse affects many youth and families across the United States. With a lack of effective prevention programs available, the average age students begin e... Read More...

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The Unconventional Learner: Hidden in Plain Sight

Students who perform below their intellectual capabilities are often considered underachievers, lazy, or just not very smart. These students tend to be among a hidden group of learners that have diffi... Read More...

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Project Based Learning: The 10 Step Plan

A decade ago, project based learning (PBL) was popular in a few schools and with a few teachers, but hardly widespread. Not so now. With the rise of 21 st  century skills instruction, the advent of c... Read More...

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Four Steps to More STEM Learning

Research in STEM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) indicates that a key factor in creating an effective STEM curriculum is to provide accessible opportunities to engage students in ... Read More...

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Working memory in the classroom and beyond

The role of working memory in attention and learning continues to gain more interest from psychologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, educators, and parents. What ... Read More...

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New opportunities in engineering, technology offered by expanding field of industrial robotics

The science and technology of robotics are steadily rising in importance, and not just in manufacturing. Educators and administrators in four-year, degree-granting engineering institutions are develo... Read More...

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U.S. Manufacturing: An industry worth celebrating

Manufacturing is resilient, strong and the cornerstone of the U.S. economy. The role of the manufacturing and its importance to the United States is far more prominent than output or employment nu... Read More...

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Youth Hostels: the educational component

Accommodations are often an overlooked component of a school trip. If it’s cheap, safe, and convenient, it’s booked. But lodging can be so much more than just a place to sleep; it can be a meaningful... Read More...

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Carolina Gold: A history of rice in S.C.

Berkeley County, South Carolina has always been known for its rich history and now it’s being expressed and shared with storytellers. Would you like to hear stories at the grave or a battle site of t... Read More...

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Field trips can get students excited about life science

Under the instruction of two experienced cave biologists, 15 students suited up in coveralls, donned caving helmets with battery-operated lights and climbed down into a wild cave in western Virginia ... Read More...

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Discover adventure at Busch Gardens

The anticipation is over! Come discover a wonderful world of adventure at Busch Gardens — where after two years of waiting, we’ve finally unveiled our pulse-pounding new roller coaster Verbolten. As ... Read More...

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Education and Fun at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

A field trip to Atlanta’s Fernbank Museum of Natural History offers students a science-based look at the natural world, a journey through history, an exploration of world cultures, and a step back in... Read More...

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Kennedy Space Center Interactive learning programs designed to inspire future explorers

Want to elevate your students’ imaginations to new heights? Take them on a lasting journey that truly is out of this world at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! Read More...

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Reach higher ground in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Inspiration comes easy, if you know where to look. It’s rising from the misting mountains, rushing through the trickling streams and singing from exquisite wildlife that calls this mountain haven hom... Read More...

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