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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Scott Bedley

Find a new dimension to maker education with an un-makerspace, a classroom set up for dismantling obsolete technology to investigate how it works.

Explore this educator's guide to open educational resources (OER) for information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open alternatives to textbooks.

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By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

How using multiple modalities to teach can help you remember student names -- and the activities are Common Core aligned.

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.

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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 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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By Elena Aguilar

Check out these tips and sage advice on how to guide a team of teachers and facilitate professional development.

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