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Calling For Learning Engineers

How Teaching—and Learning—Needs to ChangeThe nature of what today's students need to know to succeed in tomorrow's jobs is changing significantly, but methods of teaching aren't changing fas

  • December 08, 2016|
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TED Talks Hit The Classroom With TED-Ed

TED-Ed Offers Lesson Plan OptionsTeaching students STEM concepts in compelling ways can be challenging, especially for teachers who are not, themselves, technologically-savvy. These ready-made les

  • December 06, 2016|
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Your Students Are More Gifted Than You Thought

Drawing Out the Gifted Among UsWhere are the gifted children? They're in your classrooms. You just may not have identified them yet! What could you be doing in your district to ensure that talente

  • December 02, 2016|
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A University Where Students Are The Teachers

A School Without Teachers?In October, a new university—42—opened in California. The concept for the university originated in France and usurps the role of traditional teachers to rely on stude

  • December 01, 2016|
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Governors Take A Lesson From Students

Letting Students be TeachersWe talk a lot about teaching students to code, but who's going to teach adults? Students! Today’s students are increasingly digital natives and extremely comfor

  • November 30, 2016|
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Educause Parody Twitter Goes Viral

POKING FUN AT ED-TECHIt started out as a parody, but it's gone viral and has become a staple at the annual Educause conference. Since 2010, @EDUCAUSE_HULK has been tweeting in all caps, sharing in

  • November 29, 2016|
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Encouraging STEM Through Extracurriculars

Taking STEM Outside the ClassroomEncouraging student interest in STEM/STEAM related concepts isn't an either/or proposition says this writer. Concepts need to be delivered both through classroom i

  • November 28, 2016|
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The Bonuses Of Badging

Badging: Not Just for StudentsBadges can be a good way to provide students with options to improve skills or gain knowledge in specific areas that can aid them in higher education, or future car

  • November 25, 2016|
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Let’s Talk Teacher Turnover

Stemming the Teacher Turnover TideTeacher turnover is relatively high compared to other industries and there are a range of reasons for teachers deciding to "call it quits." But districts and

  • November 25, 2016|
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Have You Crossed Off Cross-Curricular Classes?

Taking a Broader Approach to Teaching—and LearningMath principles do not exist in a silo. Neither do English principles, science principles, history principles, etc. As this teacher points out

  • November 23, 2016|
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