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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Elena Aguilar

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

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 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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Performance Assessment
A New Era for Student Assessment

By Bob Lenz

Standardized assessments, even when they include open-ended questions and are performance-based, only give us part of the picture of a student's readiness for college and career success.

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By Maurice Elias

Find out why it's important for educators to explore the connection between social-emotional learning and spirituality.

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By Elena Aguilar

Blogger Elena Aguilar describes how developing a practice of gratitude on our campuses can help change the culture and climate of our schools.

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By Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D.

In order to accommodate students with dyslexia, general education teachers must understand what the condition is and what alternate means work best for accessing information.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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By Stacey Goodman

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

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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.

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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.

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