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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…


How engaged are your students? Take this quiz and find out
How engaged are your students? Take this quiz and find out

Student behavior and response can say a lot about their engagement levels. Take this short quiz and find out how engaged your students are.


Teach your students the right way to Google
Teach your students the right way to Google

As in decades past, proper research methods are an essential skill for today’s students. At a time when most students (and adults, for that matter) are accustomed to heading straight…


5 steps to a problem-solving classroom culture
5 steps to a problem-solving classroom culture

Problem solving is one of today’s top skills—and the math classroom is one of the best places to help students build these skills.


Project-based learning moves into classrooms
Project-based learning moves into classrooms

Through project-based learning, students achieve a deeper understanding of lessons as they investigate and attempt to solve real-world problems.


Project-based learning done right
Project-based learning done right

Two years ago, Kyle was a bored kindergartener at Parkside Elementary School in Coral Springs, Fla. “He wasn’t being challenged enough,” said his mother, Chris Beck.


Problem solving skills: The value added by maker spaces
Problem solving skills: The value added by maker spaces

Great problem solvers share a number of key characteristics—and here are 10 in particular.


How the ‘four Cs’ fit with the Common Core
How the ‘four Cs’ fit with the Common Core

Communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking are an integral part of the Common Core standards; here are free resources that can help you teach these skills.


Common Core testing will require digital literacy skills

The shift toward online exams aligned with the Common Core standards will require much more preparation than making sure networks can handle the strain; students will need basic digital literacy…


How mainstream video games are being used as teaching tools

A growing number of educators are using video games as teaching tools to help students develop a wide array of skills—from writing and physics to problem solving and collaboration.


Seven steps to implementing critical student skills

A new book outlines seven key steps to help schools integrate the "4 Cs"—communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity—into their instruction.