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Posted byon June 28, 2013 at 11:32 AM EDT
Last month, a group of leading researchers, practitioners, and industry representatives convened to discuss how students’ beliefs about their academic abilities can affect how much they learn in school. Research demonstrates that when students learn that their academic ability is not a fixed trait, like eye color, but instead is like a muscle that can grow and develop with hard work, they do better in school.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 5:06 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama reflects on her visit to the Martin Luther King school, an all-girls middle school in Dakar, which is Senegal’s capital city.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 1:02 PM EDT
On Saturday, June 29th, the First Lady is hosting a special event that will connect young people in South Africa with young people in the U.S. to discuss the importance of education and our shared future - and you can be a part of it.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Because the beginning years of a child’s life are critical for building the early foundation needed for success later in school and in career, the President has called for three proposals to support our youngest Americans: Preschool for All, Early Head Start-Child Care Parnterships, and an expansion of the Home Visiting program.
Posted byon June 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
The First Lady is heading to Africa – to Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania – and she wants young people all across America to join!
Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 6:38 PM EDT
Have a question for President Obama about student loans? Now’s your chance to ask him.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 4:50 PM EDT
Digital badges are becoming an important resume builder in today's society. On Thursday, the White House is hosting a "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout to discuss digital badges.
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
This July, the White House will host a “Champions of Change” event on Tech Inclusion. This event will celebrate and honor local change-agents who are making these moments of wonder and discovery happen for kids – specifically those making a difference for kids from communities underrepresented in technology, like girls and minorities.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 6:15 PM EDT
Sue Considine is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 6:13 PM EDT
Sandy Tharp-Thee is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States.