Suzanne McCabe

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Tapping into the Mammalian Brain, or How One Man Helped Make School More Interesting

Suzanne McCabe August 6th, 2015

“I’ve been waiting my whole life for a robot that can walk on two legs,” says James R. Stellar, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of...

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Trends in Early Learning: A Preschool Director Reflects

Suzanne McCabe July 16th, 2015

When it comes to early childhood education, no one has all the answers. Jim Matison, however, has quite a few.

The New Right Stuff

Suzanne McCabe June 17th, 2015

Twelve-year-old Erika Hazlett, a Scholastic News Kid Reporter, recently asked physicist Kip Thorne if she would see a lunar or Martian colony in her lifetime.

What We Can Learn From Einstein's Brain

Suzanne McCabe May 6th, 2015

“Sitting on your shoulders," physicist Michio Kaku once observed, "is the most complicated object in the known universe.”

What If You're Not Einstein?

Suzanne McCabe April 10th, 2015

Fred Lepore and I were both English majors in college who took Physics for Poets. Perhaps my mistake was to take the course Pass/Fail.

Before Writing, It Helps to Listen

Suzanne McCabe March 26th, 2015

Last fall, we welcomed 32 students from across the country and around the world to the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps.

What Does a Good Preschool Classroom Look Like?

Suzanne McCabe February 26th, 2015

It's a delicate dance in early childhood education these days. Teachers, principals, SETAs (Special Education Teacher Assistants), and administrators must manage the...

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Early Learning: Music, Music Everywhere?

Suzanne McCabe February 4th, 2015

What do four- and five-year-olds like to do most?

"Move and paint and make noise," says Paul King.

How Preschool Can Help Our Most Vulnerable Children

Suzanne McCabe January 21st, 2015

Most experts say that children benefit from “quality” instruction at an early age. But as preschool programs around the country expand, questions are being raised about...

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Do we need standardized tests? A. Yes; B. No; C. Sometimes (explain)

Suzanne McCabe November 13th, 2014

Will the new Common Core assessments serve as effective learning tools? Or will they exacerbate the "teaching to the test" anxiety that permeates many classrooms?

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