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How web-based journalism reveals Common Core’s relevance

In order to give students purpose to engage deeply in the Common Core, District 21 in Wheeling, Ill. has partnered with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a journalism organization,…

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One-to-one: Student-led, student-centered

Surprise, surprise! Decisions imposed on people suddenly, with no time to get used to the idea or prepare for the consequences, are generally resisted. It’s always easier to say No…

7 steps to authentic learning

Why authentic learning? There are so many reasons to choose from, some of the most important being: providing deep purpose for learning, empowering students, providing differentiation and choice options in…

How technology has changed our idea of ‘knowledge,’ and what this means for schools

How technology has changed our idea of ‘knowledge,’ and what this means for schools

While technology hasn’t transformed education to this point, it definitely has transformed learning, researcher David Weinberger argues—and this shift has important implications for educators.…

Zhao: U.S. schools focusing on the wrong skills

Zhao: U.S. schools focusing on the wrong skills

What is the purpose of our education system? If it’s to produce skilled employees, then we’re on the right path with Common Core standards and assessments, says education researcher Yong…

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

In-video quizzes can answer the question: "Who is doing their homework?" and help direct the focus of the class.…

Oral history project blends technology, tradition

Oral history project blends technology, tradition

When 21st-century skills are used to connect with 20th-century individuals, the results can be powerful.…

Creating an app programming course for high schoolers

Creating an app programming course for high schoolers

iPad integration specialist Thomas White, who hadn’t written any software code for nearly two decades, was tasked with creating an app programming class for students at his private high school.…

Don’t plan for technology; plan for learning

Don’t plan for technology; plan for learning

You never know how someone will react when you suggest that they junk their title and replace it with a new one that leads to a different focus of work—not…

Beyond ‘one-to-one computing’: Time for a new approach

Beyond ‘one-to-one computing’: Time for a new approach

Adding a digital device to the classroom without a fundamental change in the culture of teaching and learning will not lead to significant improvement. Unless clear goals across the curriculum—such…

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