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In trying to keep our thumb on educational buzz—newest industry announcements, lively discussions, and recently released regulations and trends—we've listed a few interesting articles that staff from School Specialty® Planning & Student Development have read and hope to share.

February 14, 2014

Although just about every subject can incorporate the Olympics in some way, this resource roundup focuses primarily on the STEM subjects. Here are some of our favorite STEM resources that incorporate the Winter Olympics.

November 21, 2013

Talking to kids about charity can be tough, but research shows that talking about charity is more effective than role-modeling.

November 20, 2013

Many teachers want to lead inside and outside of their classrooms, but often it seems the only way to do that is to become a dean or a principal. While these positions typically provide more money and greater flexibility, they ultimately move teachers further away from the students.

October 9, 2013

The start of the first shutdown of the federal government in nearly two decades caused some anxiety for state and district education officials, but didn't interrupt business as usual for schools across the country, at least at first...