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Video games could be the next frontier in teaching

After years of widespread fears that video games were destroying young American brains, educational theorists and reformers have come around to the notion that video games are here to stay — and that may be a good thing, even in the classroom.

June 09, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Perceptions about gender, science may be improving, study suggests

Many teachers herald exceptional female scientists, hoping to show students that the scientific canon is not strictly a boys' club. Those lessons surely come with good intentions, but they may do more harm than good, because they suggest to girls and young women that the sciences are almost exclusively for men.

June 06, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education

Georgia Connections Academy sets online information sessions

Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, is still enrolling students for the 2015-16 school year and will host online information sessions this month.

June 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

FPCA wins $2,500 grant for technology projects

First Presbyterian Christian Academy has received a $2,500 grant from CenturyLink to support No More Tassel Hassle, submitted by Marcia Graham.

June 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long County Library kicks off summer reading program

The Long County Library kicked off its summer reading program Monday. This year, the theme is "Every Hero Has a Story."

June 06, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Education

56-year-old mom accepts diploma for her son who died in a car crash on prom night

One mother made sure her son was remembered at his high school graduation after he died in a car accident on prom night.

June 03, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education

Family stress, poverty affect student success, study says

A survey of top teachers in the nation found that family stress and poverty are top factors affecting many students' success, and that teachers would like to put funding into reducing those barriers

June 02, 2015 | Mandy Morgan Deseret News | Education

Ranking colleges, sorting options

Not long ago, parents and students evaluating colleges turned to U.S. News rankings, the only game in town. No longer. Rating colleges is now, if not a booming business, at least a surging sideline.

June 01, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Long County seniors honored at banquet

Long County High School held its annual senior banquet May 21.

June 01, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Education

Young people are more depressed than older co-workers

A new study shows millennials are more likely to experience workplace depression than their older counterparts — a fact that may shed light on developing workplace dynamics.

May 30, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Education

This new trend in college tuition could be devastating for upward mobility

The concept of in-state tuition may be going extinct, which could mean upward mobility is in major trouble.

May 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education

Forget reading lists — use this app to find your next summer reading book

Look across the Internet today and you’ll find a mass amount of summer reading lists. Vox, The New York Times and The Washington Post have all published lists aimed to help adults find their next summer reading book.

May 30, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education

More schools experiment with four-day school weeks, but do they help students?

For an ever-growing number of students across the country, every weekend is a three-day weekend — some educators say it’s even helping students learn more.

May 29, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Education

School adds to outdoor classroom

Classes might have just ended Friday at Lewis Frasier Middle School, but the students left something to grow on for the next school year.

May 28, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Education

The most difficult jobs for robots

With the leaps and bounds being made in technology, a robotic future isn’t too far out of reach, especially given the amount of jobs ripe to be replaced by computers.

May 27, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Education

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Long honors top teachers

School systems normally recognize one Teacher of the Year. But this year in Long County, two teachers had the same score after all information was ...

October 01, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education

More renovations considered for Button Gwinnett school

The Liberty County Board of Education is considering more renovations to Button Gwinnett Elementary School.

October 01, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education

Webster U. to host female empowerment conference

Webster University sponsors an annual university-wide community-service day in partnership with local agencies and nonprofit organizations.

September 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Liberty 4-Hers shine at soil contest

Twenty-one Liberty County 4-H members spent a recent Saturday morning doing what they do best - evaluating soil.

September 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Doctor named to UGA alumni board

Jesup native Dr. J. Lex Kenerly III, president of and an orthopedic surgeon at the Bone and Joint Institute of South Georgia, has been named ...

September 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Latino History Month at Armstrong

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University will celebrate Latino Heritage Month from Tuesday, Sept. 15, through Thursday, Oct. 15, in connection with the national celebration, which promotes ...

September 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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