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The 4 essential elements of passion-based learning
The 4 essential elements of passion-based learning

Teaching students effectively means getting to know them -- and their passions.


Expeditionary learning gets kids out of the classroom, into the field
Expeditionary learning gets kids out of the classroom, into the field

Expeditionary learning combines fieldwork, community service, and deeper learning that hits every subject. See how it's being put to the test at one school.


These students are using PBL to define their own learning
These students are using PBL to define their own learning

Project-based learning enhances and accelerates curriculum in this classroom If you’re doing it right, most project-based learning will hit every area of the curriculum, whether it’s social studies, math, reading,…


28 apps for challenge-based learning projects
28 apps for challenge-based learning projects

Challenge-based learning lets students locate a problem and then unleash their creativity in search of a solution. By nature, these projects are collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and hands-on. And what better tool…


How to get STEM students to ‘poke the universe’ again
How to get STEM students to ‘poke the universe’ again

Steve Woodhead, manager of global social investment for Chevron, said the energy corporation is trying to address a big problem in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).…


Website combines project-based learning, social responsibility
Website combines project-based learning, social responsibility

A new partnership between Microsoft Corp., the Smithsonian Institution, and TakingITGlobal uses educational technology to help students solve real-world challenges through online collaboration with their peers around the globe.


Wisconsin agency aims to transform education’s core
Wisconsin agency aims to transform education’s core

With support from all of its 45 superintendents, a Wisconsin regional service agency is determined to reinvent the very nature of public education so that all students are equipped with…


iSchools lift hopes in NYC

A series of theme-based high schools are springing up across New York City, based on a model that has been open for only a year but already is drawing rave…


U.S. educators seek lessons from Scandinavia

A delegation led by the Consortium for School Networking recently toured Scandinavia in search of answers for how students in that region of the world were able to score so…