State and National Education News

Recent news updates from a variety of sources here in Washington and around the country.

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National Poetry Month in April

Comparing two poems side by side fosters deep thinking and rich discussion—even in classes beyond English. Article Poetry Across the Curriculum from Edutopia By Brett Vogelsinger April is National Poetry Month, so why not try pairing two short poems to make a...

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Why Your Project Needs a Verb

Selecting a verb for a project-based learning assignment can bring clarity to the work and help students apply their learning. By Andrew Miller for Edutopia Designing project-based learning (PBL) assignments opens up several decisions. The challenge that students will...

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