Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Education Trends

What needs are emerging and being identified? How are forward-thinking educators meeting them? Follow the early adopters here.

Fixing Detached Schools Via Tech

If schools seem detached from the people and communities they serve, strategic uses of interactive technology, apps, and social media offer the means to reconnect.

The Future of Learning

Beth Holland recalls the robot teacher from the Jetsons and updates that 1960s cartoon view of education's future to include customized learning, embedded technology, ongoing feedback - and human teachers.

Student Power!

If knowledge is power, and that power is now in the hands of students, shouldn't that change power relationships in schools?

5 Future Trends That Will Impact the Learning Ecosystem

Educational futurist Andrea Saveri describes five shifts in thinking and practice that will profoundly affect the big picture of teaching and learning.

Discuss

Student Power!

Last comment 1 week 6 days ago
13 1 2,791 views

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

Last comment 2 days 22 hours ago
44 2 157,957 views

Classroom Management and the Flipped Class

Blog posted Fri, 06/20/2014 - 06:02
18 241 18,032 views

3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

Blog posted Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:12
6 363 7 views

4 Tips for Flipped Learning

Blog posted Tue, 07/22/2014 - 06:11
7 2 33 views

Browse

blog

School Change: Make Room for "Wrongdoing"

Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson suggests that, when moving back toward student-centered education, wrongdoing might actually be the right thing to do.

5 2,161 views
blog

8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.

16 10 82,920 views
blog

How To Help Families Integrate to 1:1 Programs at Home

Family therapist and author Jason Brand considers the impact on students' home life when a school or district gives everyone an iPad.

6 4,237 views
blog

Design Thinking in the Classroom: Free Inspiration from the Ad Award Winners

Doctoral candidate Ashley Nahornick suggests an easy, free and inspiring lesson plan for introducing design thinking in the classroom.

1 3,065 views
blog

What You Need to Be an Innovative Educator

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick takes a fresh look at innovation and breaks out the six conditions that must be in place for educational innovation.

10 2 11,991 views
blog

Troy Hicks: A Conversation About Digital Writing

Edutopia blogger Todd Finley speaks with Dr. Troy Hicks of the Chippewa Writing Project about crafting digital writing with students.

4 6,311 views
blog

Do the Math . . . Right

Science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez reveals how math is taught in exactly the wrong way and - until we humanize the teaching of math - exactly how damaging this practice can be.

9 9,016 views

Pages

blog

Teacher Education in Finland: What are Finnish Teachers Made Of?

In conjunction with two colleagues, guest blogger Merja Paksuniemi, a professor at the University of Lapland, explains how Finland's high standards for teacher education became a significant factor in that country's highly-regarded educational system.

7,032 views
Germany Takes On Education Reform (Education Everywhere Series)
video

Germany Takes On Education Reform (Education Everywhere Series)

When low scores on the 2000 PISA exams revealed the inequities in their education system, many German states began to make comprehensive efforts to improve it.

2 3 7,032 views
article

How to Put the Rigor in Project-Based Learning

Tips from a one-time skeptic turned teacher-leader.

2 7,032 views
blog

School Administrator's Guide to Supporting the Role of School Counselors

Guest blogger Kimberlee Ratliff, a National Certified Counselor and APUS Associate Professor and Program Director, offers school administrators a checklist for what they should and should not expect from their school counselors.

4 15 6,942 views
blog

Artistic to the Core: Music and Common Core

Guest blogger Karin Nolan, professor, author and lifelong music educator, assures teachers that they don't have to be musicians to successfully integrate music into a standards-based curriculum.

12 5 6,942 views
blog

Teachers Stuck on Pinterest

Instructional coach Kendra Jarvis takes us on a quick tour of how Pinterest is becoming the go-to educational resource for teachers everywhere.

13 6,852 views
blog

Elementary School Children are "Getting Things Done"

Guest blogger Mark Wallace describes introducing David Allen's Getting Things Done model to his upper-grades elementary classroom, with the idea of better preparing students for a knowledge-based world through this stress-free productivity practice.

3 17 6,762 views

Pages