Can Educational Games Foster World Peace?

The majority of educational games stacked on classroom shelves have common objectives – obtaining the most points, capturing opponents’ pieces or being first to cross the finish line.  But in John Hunter’s fourth grade classroom, his students play an educational game with a very different goal: world peace...

Becoming a Special Education Teacher

Becoming a special education teacher requires a level of dedication that places these professionals in a league of their own. A special education teacher understands students on a level that allows him or her to address their highly individualized needs and help them learn despite their circumstances...

Masters in Teaching vs. Masters in Education

If you want to become a teacher, chances are you’ve begun to think about the different degree options available, namely a Masters in Teaching and a Masters in Education. But what’s the difference? The difference, actually, is quite large...

Dept of Education Cuts $30M to Preschool Programs

State Dept of Education cuts in preschool funding added up to nearly $30 million last year, according to a recent study. CBS newsreports that the cuts translate to an estimated only one in every four American 4-year-old being enrolled in a preschool program...