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Is it time to redesign your curriculum for the 21st century learner?
Is it time to redesign your curriculum for the 21st century learner?

A new framework advocates for carefully curating what students learn. Is it time to rethink your curriculum?


Why we all need time to tinker with tech
Why we all need time to tinker with tech

Tinkering in the modern context is a process of trying something to figure out what works or doesn’t to find your way to the best solution, often going through many…


The 4 essentials of a successful Genius Hour
The 4 essentials of a successful Genius Hour

Genius Hour projects may be open ended, but there are still some ground rules. Here are some tips for making Genius Hour work in your school.


Teach students to communicate effectively in the Innovation Age
Teach students to communicate effectively in the Innovation Age

Communication looks different in the Innovation Age compared to the Information Age of yesteryear. Here's how to help students succeed


7 ways data collection is improving STEM education
7 ways data collection is improving STEM education

One district is getting students more active and analytical with data-collection tools, like probeware Today’s students, being technology natives, expect the same kinds of engagement in the classroom as they…


The advanced Google searches every student should know
The advanced Google searches every student should know

Google has amazing tools for finding school-worthy sources. Too bad most kids don't know they exist. “Did he seriously just ask that? How old is this guy?” Well yes, I…


5 critical 21st century skills that go way beyond the 4 Cs
5 critical 21st century skills that go way beyond the 4 Cs

Teach students to think like entrepreneurs with these 21st century skill sets that use the 4 Cs in some very direct ways.


Kickstarter campaign funds new programmable robots
Kickstarter campaign funds new programmable robots

A new Kickstarter campaign has already exceeded its funding goal to produce programmable robots that can be controlled from a smartphone or tablet.


The 5 most important terms for transforming schools
The 5 most important terms for transforming schools

It is not terribly difficult to get people to agree on the need for school transformation. The expression of this need comes not only from the “usual suspects,” i.e. politicians…

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