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Apr 28, 2016

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns
Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.

Which do we remember better, big picture or details? How important is sleep really when it comes to learning? Find out the answers to these questions and discover how to super-charge your ability to learn.

Most High School Seniors Aren't College Or Career Ready, Says 'Nation's Report Card'
The latest reading and math scores of 12th-graders nationwide are out today. Here's a closer look.

Reading and math tests scores are down slightly since 2013, the last time they were measured. So, why is this test so widely reported on, widely cited and widely debated? And how does it line up with common-sense yardsticks of how students are doing? Let's take a closer look.

Get Rid of Grade Levels: A Personalized Learning Recipe for Public School Districts

Public schools play a huge role in developing learners to be successful when they leave school. So why are charters and private schools considered the best places for “personalized learning”? Does it have something to do with eliminating grade levels? Take a look.



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