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5 tips to engage parents using technology they already use
5 tips to engage parents using technology they already use

The trick to getting more parents involved in what's going on in the classroom: stick to video, social media, and other familiar tech.


Can growth mindset theory reshape the classroom?
Can growth mindset theory reshape the classroom?

Growth mindset holds that every learner has the potential to excel. How could it impact education? Great teachers have long known what research is beginning to prove: an individual’s mindset…


TED-ED clubs give students a platform for sharing ideas
TED-ED clubs give students a platform for sharing ideas

The clubs are fashioning the next generation of TED speakers one big idea at a time One of Mitzi Stover’s biggest challenges as a teacher is convincing her students they…


Shocking data reveals Millennials lacking skills across board
Shocking data reveals Millennials lacking skills across board

International data sets show U.S. Millennials hit global bottoms for skills in literacy, numeracy and technology problem-solving. It’s a conversation a decade ago that was so widely circulated and discussed that…


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…

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