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Texas 6th-graders learn history, agriculture while harvesting school's olives


  • San Antonio Express-News

Sixth-grade history students at Tejeda Middle School in San Antonio are learning about the historical and cultural significance of olives with lessons in the olive orchard in the school's outdoor clas… Read More

Groups seek to define "personalized learning"


  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

Many schools are looking to personalized-learning programs and principles to shape learning among diverse student populations, but what constitutes "personalized learning" may not always be clear. Thi… Read More

Researchers explore workforce barriers for students with autism


  • Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are using a $693,000 National Institute of Mental Health grant to help students with autism transition from public schools to jobs. The program will help iden… Read More

Strategies for creating a LinkedIn profile that attracts recruiters


  • Forbes

Job seekers should use the full power of LinkedIn to create a profile, instead of just posting their resume, asserts career expert Viveka von Rosen. Blogger Laura Shin in this post shares recommendati… Read More