Technology Can Be A Tool, A Teacher, A Trickster

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Shaping technology to some form of learning could depart pretty radically from the more familiar aim of shaping technology to the way we are now, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.

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Wit, Not Witchcraft: Screening Shakespeare in Brandon Valley

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Teacher & coach Matt Christensen delivers the Bard to the emoji generation.

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GFP Offers Free Archery Training to Educators

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South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) recently announced an upcoming training for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP).

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My Son Is In Special Education And I Want Him To Be Challenged

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Increasing standards in Special Education

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How To Earn Six Figures Without A Four-Year Degree

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An age-old practice with origins in medieval times, is now gaining traction again in the United States.

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A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

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A developmental framework for building 21st century skills — no technology or money required.

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How To Pick Kids' Apps For The Backseat This Summer

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Screen time can be more than a distraction if you follow these principles.

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Summer Reading For The College-Bound

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Lots of colleges have common reading programs; some are just for freshmen, and for others, the entire campus or local community joins in. What are college kids reading this summer? Here's a sampling.

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To Test Your Fake News Judgment, Play This Game

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The journalist who thought up this game says she saw the need before "fake news" was even in the vernacular.

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Why Summer Jobs Don't Pay

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Facing the costs of college

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Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid

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A list of books that frame big issues through a lens children can understand.

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Free Community College

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The First State To Offer Free Community College To Nearly Every Adult

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Handmade Bird Feeder

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Kids can craft a handmade bird feeder by recycling a milk carton and using a few other household supplies. Hang your feeder then wait and watch to see if you spot any birds. This activity is a great way to encourage bird watching plus a summer boredom buster rolled into one! What kind of birds will feed from the bird feeder?

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Preschool, A State-By-State Update

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The National Institute for Early Education Research has a new state-by-state report on preschool funding, enrollment and teacher quality. The findings are both encouraging and sobering.

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Popsicle Stick American Flags

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Make these mini American flags at home for a great Fourth of July craft that kids will enjoy. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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