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Be mindful: How a tech tool can help

Be mindful: How a tech tool can help

Cindy Price, a first-grade teacher, wanted a way to get her students focused and calm. Even after 24 years of teaching, Price isn’t afraid to try something new. She had heard about mindfulness practices, which include being present in the moment, observing without being too… Read More

7 Bubble Ball Toys for Brilliant and Active Fun

7 Bubble Ball Toys for Brilliant and Active Fun

Of the many toy trends that have come along in recent years, the bubble ball has to be one of the most entertaining. It’s not only fun to participate in but it’s also highly entertaining to watch. Bubble balls come in a couple different shapes… Read More

Whittier College’s law school won’t enroll new students

Whittier College’s law school won’t enroll new students

Whittier College announced Wednesday that it will no longer admit students to its law school. While currently enrolled students will be able to continue through graduation, the law school is effectively shutting down. Many law schools in recent years — with fewer students applying and… Read More

Study explores effect of data dashboards on student performance

Study explores effect of data dashboards on student performance

Data dashboards and performance feedback can motivate middle-range students to work a little harder to earn a desired grade, a new study found. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan School of Information and the educational technology company Blackboard, explores a growing… Read More