UNESCO urges investigation into murder of award-winning Mexican journalist

Following the killing of award-winning Mexican journalist Javier Arturo Valdez Cárdenas, the head of the United Nations cultural agency today encouraged the country’s authorities to move quickly to conduct a thorough investigation to ensure the killing does not go unpunished.

Entering the Quiet Zone

Giving students a dedicated spot in the classroom to collect themselves helps them learn to manage their emotions—a valuable life skill.

Bringing Poetry Outside

See how one teacher encourages his school to join together and enjoy a spring day with poetry.

12 Inspiring STEM Books for Girls

Science, technology, engineering, and math are more important than ever, so we’ve put together a list of books to encourage girls to persevere in these subjects.

Integrating Social and Emotional Competencies Into Academic Content

Collaboration, problem solving, and social awareness are as necessary as literacy and math.

Students’ Best Tech Resource: The Teacher

Three strategies to make sure your content—not your technology—is your students’ main focus.

The Graduate Profile: A Focus on Outcomes

These profiles help schools direct resources toward building student competencies. See how they work.

Should We Abolish Timed Math Tests?

Experts believe timed math tests can cause long-term problems. But some teachers and parents say it’s not that simple.

Concentrating on Concentration

Help your students increase their ability to concentrate with these exercises and discussion prompts.

Teens Aren’t Too Old to Play

A few ways to let high school students play in English class—and they’re not entirely frivolous.

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