Alaska

Release Date: 9/25/08

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Emotional intelligence must be developed in children before any other learning can effectively take place. Read a short introductory article or watch an in-depth video.

How to Talk About Life Online

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This how-to article accompanies the feature "Social-Networking Sites Draw Teens In."

This article originally published on 3/30/2009

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Collaborative Crusader: Creating a Twenty-First-Century Learning Community for Teachers

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Lisa Huff smiling at her desk with her laptop and cup of coffee.

Lisa Huff

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Dec/Jan 2008: Collaboration

This article originally published on 12/3/2008

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Stop Blocking Online Content

Illustration of a Web pointer arrow in a cage.
Credit: Wesley Bedrosian

The blocking problem started back in August 2007. Each time desktop-publishing students tried to access images, they were blocked.

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Dec/Jan 2008: Collaboration
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Dispatches

This article originally published on 12/3/2008

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Creating a Safe Place: Lessons on Managing Emotions Pay Off

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The social ills found in public schools -- bullying, school shootings, gang violence -- litter the media. Here's one headline, however, that didn't get much play: "Student Encourages Peer to Hand Over Unloaded Gun in School."

This article originally published on 2/26/2008

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Release Date: 2/27/08

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A master math teacher in Anchorage, Alaska, establishes a cooperative-learning environment in an upper-elementary classroom. More to this story.

Release Date: 12/10/07

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In school districts from New Haven to Anchorage, social and emotional skills are being taught and assessed just like skills in math and reading are. (See a Spanish-subtitled version.) Read a short introductory article or watch a brief introductory video.

Release Date: 11/21/07

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In Alaska, the Anchorage School District's investment in social and emotional learning is paying off both socially and academically.