Topic: Teacher

Can't Go To Your Child's Parent-Teacher Conference? Try This Instead

Nov. 6, 2014
Can't Go To Your Child's Parent-Teacher Conference? Try This Instead

More than 2.5 million children in elementary schools across Texas have one thing in common this time of year: They have teachers who need to meet with their parents or guardians about their successes, challenges and progress at school.

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School Homework Needs to be More Motivating

Oct. 20, 2014
School Homework Needs to be More Motivating

There's an old joke about homework. A teacher says to a student, "How do you like doing your homework?" The student responds, "I like doing nothing better."

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Restorative Discipline Should be Common Practice to Lower the Dropout Rate for both Students and Teachers

Aug. 29, 2014
Restorative Discipline Should be Common Practice to Lower the Dropout Rate for both Students and Teachers

Teachers and students head back to class soon, but as another school year begins, it seems teachers are becoming more and more of an endangered species.

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$12.5 Million National Science Foundation Grant to Fund UTeachEngineering Program for Educators

Sept. 23, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences and College of Education have been awarded $12.5 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to prepare educators to teach engineering to Texas high-school students.

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