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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Suzie Boss

Across the arc of a project -- from entry event to final presentation -- teachers can find opportunities to deepen students' literacy skills.

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Technology Integration
How to Give a Successful Tech Gift

By Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

Beyond knowing what someone likes and needs, the secret to a successful tech gift is understanding what devices they have and how they use them.

By Elena Aguilar

What books are looking forward to reading this winter break? You might like to add one of these to your list.

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By Nicholas Provenzano

Nerds need gifts, too! How about a pen made of magnets, a Bluetooth cassette adapter, or a crust cutter that reduces your sandwich to Tetris pieces?

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By Matt Weyers

Two adventurous fifth grade teachers explore their new PBL pilot program as they learn what it means to align student projects with learning standards.

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By Keyana Stevens

Planning to do some winter reading? There are so many great books out there, and it's hard to know where to start! This playlist of author interviews and book reviews will give you some inspiration for your next great read.

109 384 views
By Anne OBrien

See what it looks like when a district that has a strong collaborative culture undertakes a major initiative like implementing the Common Core.

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By Ali Parrish

Guest blogger Ali Parrish, educator and ed tech consultant, provides three strategies, low-tech and high-tech, for breaking through students' brain freeze when faced with the dilemma of what to write.

20 2,914 68,477 views
By Dr. Richard Curwin

I recently heard a TED talk from Brian Goldman, a doctor who admits to having made mistakes. In very emotional language, he describes some costly emergency room mistakes, and then makes a strong case for changing the way that the medical profession...

19 9,597 25,103 views
By Hunter Maats and Katie O'Brien

Students are more likely to engage in learning if you present the material in the context of a story conveying emotions that they can understand.

6 10,184 18,630 views
By Stacey Goodman

Bringing objects and props into your classroom can create a world of curiosity and wonder for you and your students.

8 4,179 16,382 views
By Beth Holland

Any system of note taking (digital or otherwise) helps students master cognitively demanding tasks if it provides support and helps them save, search, and share.

2 2,830 14,436 views
The Flipped Class: Rethinking Space & Time
By Jon Bergmann

Flipped learning gives teachers in-class time to support students on challenging material, provides early warning when they don't understand, and encourages them to ask questions.

1 2,879 10,195 views
By Monica Martinez

Incorporate deeper learning as you empower students to seek knowledge from many sources, use tools relevant to their lives, and embrace the lessons of failure.

11 3,035 11,928 views