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Training the future workforce for a data-driven society
Training the future workforce for a data-driven society

Our youth are inheriting the future in real time. Over the past decade alone, the explosion in data, automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence has completely transformed the way we…


12 key components of today’s digital classroom
12 key components of today’s digital classroom

Most teachers today view edtech as an essential part of an increasingly digital classroom, and a new report from Common Sense sheds light on the role these edtech tools play…


5 TED-Ed Lessons to help you teach critical-thinking skills
5 TED-Ed Lessons to help you teach critical-thinking skills

We all know that critical thinking is a very important skill, but how do you teach students to go beyond the obvious response and use reason?   In a new study…


Bringing the 5 Cs into your classroom
Bringing the 5 Cs into your classroom

The learning spectrum is broad: On one end, there’s the student who loves a challenge; at the other exists one who consistently doubts his or her ability to successfully complete…


How we built an ePortfolio platform for our district
How we built an ePortfolio platform for our district

As technology increasingly sweeps through classrooms, it is crucial that educators capitalize on digital tools that will allow them to effectively engage students and set those students up for future…


How to turn students into entrepreneurs
How to turn students into entrepreneurs

At Gridley High School in California, we’ve built a self-sustaining floral design program that teaches students valuable career skills and gives them a chance to earn industry certification, which is…


How to teach media literacy
How to teach media literacy

Media literacy is more important today than ever. It is a critical skill for students of all ages, especially because teenagers spend an average of nine hours a day on…


5 tips for teaching preschoolers coding before reading
5 tips for teaching preschoolers coding before reading

Early learning experts agree that the five areas of child development are physical, social, emotional, thinking, and language; however, many people disagree on when and how to introduce these concepts…


How to bring global learning to your classroom
How to bring global learning to your classroom

The sun was high overhead as we stood in the open, slowly baking in the hundred- degree heat, which was abnormally hot for late October, even by southern California standards.…

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