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How to sharpen students’ critical thinking skills online
How to sharpen students’ critical thinking skills online

With smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, students have 24/7 access to news, information, and opinions—not all of which are well-informed or well-intentioned. In truth, we are flooded with a…


This global classroom features Mystery Skype and collaboration projects
This global classroom features Mystery Skype and collaboration projects

Classroom walls don’t exist to Toni Olivieri-Barton, a library technology educator at Fountain Valley School. She specializes in using technology to connect students at the private day and boarding high…


These 4 things will make your Genius Hour a hit
These 4 things will make your Genius Hour a hit

What are you passionate about? What do you want to do more than anything in the world? Well I hope you said what you are doing right now. This is…


District adds course on problem solving with technology
District adds course on problem solving with technology

Schools will recruit artists, designers, and tech-minded students for creative problem-solving. What that entails is up to students to decide.


How to sharpen your students’ digital skills
How to sharpen your students’ digital skills

Twenty-odd years ago, the extent of an elementary schooler’s digital skills was making it through the Oregon Trail on their classroom computer without dying of dysentery. Today, the digital skills…


These 7 keys are helping one district better prepare its students
These 7 keys are helping one district better prepare its students

In any given third-grade classroom, you can find a student who is reading at a level far beyond their age, and another who is still working on letter recognition. How…


6 ways teaching is changing for a digital world
6 ways teaching is changing for a digital world

Educator Ann McMullan shares her advice for innovative teaching. The lesson? Learn to embrace change.


These high schools are putting students to work — literally
These high schools are putting students to work — literally

Two La. high schools are taking college and career readiness to its logical conclusion with new jobs and training academies.


Stretch student collaboration skills with Breakout EDU
Stretch student collaboration skills with Breakout EDU

The physical and virtual escape games build valuable 21st-century skills. Here's how it works

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