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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.


Are you a Hooray, Hmm, or Hell No educator?
Are you a Hooray, Hmm, or Hell No educator?

When it comes to innovation, there are 3 types of people, according to ed-tech leader Jennie Magiera. See how you stack up.


5 ways to gamify writing in the classroom
5 ways to gamify writing in the classroom

Believe it or not, writing is a natural fit for gamification techniques, and students will come to love the challenge.


5 ways to engage students in real coding this summer (hint: it’s not by playing Minecraft)
5 ways to engage students in real coding this summer (hint: it’s not by playing Minecraft)

A coding expert shares how to get students truly invested in computer science that goes beyond drag and drop.


3 schools where tech is enhancing engagement
3 schools where tech is enhancing engagement

Educators share how tech is pushing engagement in novel ways at the elementary, middle school, and high school level.

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