New Freedom to Advance for New York Teachers Born Abroad

When Juan Carlos Pérez told his friends he was going to study to be a teacher, they dismissed his intentions: “They told me: ‘What’s...

How to Transition to Online Homework Assignments

Grading offline homework is a tedious task. Just getting all the assignments home without throwing out your back or losing anything is a miracle....

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Nancy Zimpher to Resign as SUNY Chancellor in 2017

Nancy L. Zimpher, who has been credited with elevating the State University of New York, the nation’s largest public university system, since becoming chancellor...

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How to Choose an LMS for Your Classroom

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People say unbelievable things all the time and often we may wish they were true. These stories touch our imagination, as we feel ourselves...

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