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What schools teach about 9/11 and the war on terror

A survey of U.S. history teachers found they teach about 9/11 primarily on the date of the anniversary. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Jeremy Stoddard, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Diana Hess, University of Wisconsin-Madison The phrase “Never Forget” is often associated with the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. But what does this phrase mean for U.S. students …

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Teacher motivation is vital – and COVID-19 may be hurting it

Robert Kneschke/Shutterstock Lorena Salud Gadella Kamstra, University of Essex During the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping students motivated as classes move online has been crucial. The role of student motivation in the process of learning is well known and is supported by research. However, the area of teacher motivation has not received as much attention. Even teachers themselves sometimes overlook the importance …

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