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Fla. school awarded $250,000 grant to study osteosarcoma


  • Gainesville Sun (Fla.), The

Philanthropic foundation Alex's Lemonade Stand has awarded at $250,000 grant to the University of Florida College of Medicine to continue its research into possible treatments for osteosarcoma, a form… Read More

6 lessons students should learn now to be successful later



Teachers can act now to help prepare their students for the challenges they will face in later decades, asserts teacher and neurologist Judy Willis. In this blog post, she suggests teaching students t… Read More

Free webinar: Using smartphones in the classroom


Join us on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. Eastern for Using Smartphones in the Classroom with Shannon Holden, assistant principal at Republic Middle School in Missouri. Learn more and pre-register. Join t… Read More

How to land a job with less experience


  • Brazen Careerist

Job candidates can compensate for a lack of experience by learning what an employer wants and working to stand out during the interview process, personal coach Greg Faxon writes in this blog post. Fax… Read More