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What are the effects of illustrations on learning?

Students come to the classroom with different learning styles. Some are auditory learners while others are verbal, kinesthetic or visual. As such, teachers must design

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Interview responses to the new book: Education Questions to be Answered

Recently, I was interviewed by Michael F. Shaughnessy regarding my new book entitled Education Questions to be answered. I am happy to share those responses

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Khan Academy: Providing a world-class education for free

by Iman Carol Fears Thousands of nonprofits are dedicated to changing education for the better. What makes the Khan Academy so distinctive? Khan Academy’s mission

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Smoke Rise Elementary School’s Environmental Awareness Day

by Joi Holmes Gwen Keyes Fleming, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Administrator led an exciting discussion about environmental issues with Smoke Rise Elementary School

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Four DeKalb County High Schools named 2012 AP Honor Schools

By Iman Carol Fears Four public high schools in Dekalb County, Georgia have been named 2012 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools, including Chamblee Charter School,

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How are schools going Green?

by Joi Holmes   “Going green” is fast becoming a way of life. We find ourselves looking for ways to recycle and reuse products.  We

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The Advanced Academy of Georgia: Breaking Boundaries and Setting the Curve

 by Iman Carol Fears Teens from across the nation may apply to the Advanced Academy of Georgia, a full-time residential early entrance to college program

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MISS POLITESSE SAYS, Business Dining 101: Pasta, It’s Your Friend!

Welcome to “Miss Politesse Says.”  Between school, work, and social media, modern men and women do not have the time or desire to read Emily

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How does YCA develop teen writers?

By Iman Carol Fears Young Chicago Authors  (YCA) is a Chicago-based nonprofit that helps young people to grow and develop through exposure to creative writing.