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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


Encourage critical thinking by turning your class into a Socratic Seminar
Encourage critical thinking by turning your class into a Socratic Seminar

With so much talk about the Common Core standards and truly increasing our student’s argumentative powers and critical thinking skills, some teachers are starting to think critically themselves about how…


7 digital resources for students learning English or any other language
7 digital resources for students learning English or any other language

In classrooms all across the country, old-fashioned textbooks and stodgy lesson plans are sucking the life out of language learning. These classes leave so many learners apathetic or frustrated as…


How flexible learning spaces improve active learning
How flexible learning spaces improve active learning

The way classrooms are designed can have a big impact on how students learn. Here’s how school leaders can encourage more active and engaging learning.


3 ways innovative schools advance maker learning for all
3 ways innovative schools advance maker learning for all

Maker learning inspires creativity, confidence, and passion for learning in young people. So how do you sustain a maker program, and encourage the sorts of innovative action required for this?


Design contest challenges students to create assistive tools
Design contest challenges students to create assistive tools

A new design contest, called Within Reach, is challenging students to create new assistive tools for the chance to win a 3D printer, touchscreen controller, and other prizes. Sponsored by …


Stop asking whether laptops improve learning outcomes
Stop asking whether laptops improve learning outcomes

The media might not be able to get past the question -- but we in education need to dig deeper.

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