Most students are taught through traditional lectures, but a new study from Harvard finds they actually learn best when teachers employ “active learning” strategies. Dr. Mallika Marshall and Liam Martin discuss the benefits of active learning.

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Family Focus: Active Learning BenefitsMost students are taught through traditional lectures, but a new study from Harvard finds they actually learn best when teachers employ “active learning” strategies. Dr. Mallika Marshall and Liam Martin discuss the benefits of active learning.
Dedham Teacher Goes On Arctic Expedition To Learn About Impacts Of Climate ChangeWBZ-TV's Liam Martin talks with Rashi School teacher Deb Berlin, who had a unique summer vacation experience.
Brookline Kindergarten Teachers Fight For More Play-Based LearningSchool is back in session, yet a summer debate over the way kindergarten should be taught continues in Brookline. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
Andover Students Give Back As School Year BeginsIt was a day to give back at the St. Augustine School, and a way to teach the Golden Rule. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
Superintendent Brings "The Juice" To Boston Public Schools On The First Day Of SchoolWBZ-TV's Lisa Gresci reports.
2 Massachusetts Schools Top Wall Street Journal’s College RankingsTwo schools in Massachusetts are the best universities in the country, according to The Wall Street Journal. The newspaper’s new ranking of the top colleges puts Harvard University at No. 1, followed by MIT. Katie Johnston reports.
Eye On Education: New Boston School Superintendent Brenda CasselliusBoston school students have their first day of school Thursday, and this year there’s a new leader at the helm. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben spoke with new Superintendent Brenda Cassellius about her plans for the school year.
4 Do’s And Don’ts To Help Your College ApplicationApplying for colleges can be a very stressful time. There are some simple slip-ups you can avoid to help make all that time and energy spent on applications more successful. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
Schools Adjust Sports Schedules To Combat EEE ThreatWBZ-TV's Tiffany Chan reports.

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Teachers Use Social Media To Help Gather School SuppliesThis year special needs teacher Kelly Tynan is taking part in a social media blitz called "clear the list." WBZ-TV's Paul Burton reports.
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One On One With New Boston School Superintendent Brenda CasselliusDr. Brenda Cassellius shares her vision for the school district and how she plans to get to know every neighborhood in the city. Cassellius spoke with WBZ-TV’s Paula Ebben.
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HealthWatch: Breakfast Foods Still Contaminated By Weed Killer; Outdoor Learning BenefitsLearning in the great outdoors for as little as an hour a week can do wonders and some cereals continue to test positive for trace amounts of a controversial herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer. WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
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Eye On Education: Mass STEM Hub; Fund For Teaching Excellence; Lemelson-MIT Excite AwardWBZ-TV's Paula Ebben has your latest education headlines.
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MassBay Community College Graduate Heading To HarvardJames Casey of Natick is one of only a dozen transfer students accepted by Harvard out of nearly 1200 applicants. WBZ-TV's Tashanea Whitlow reports.
'The Biggest Blessing': Morehouse Grads Thankful To Begin Careers Debt-FreeTwo young men from Boston were among the hundreds of Morehouse College graduates whose student debt was wiped out Sunday thanks to their billionaire commencement speaker. WBZ-TV's Juli McDonald reports.
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