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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.

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Student Power!

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How to Teach Patriotism and Respect

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Classroom Management and the Flipped Class

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Impact of Online Tutoring and Writing Services on Students' Academic Success

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4 Tips for Getting to Know the Blended Instructional Model

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4 Tips for Flipped Learning

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Teaching and the Environmental Crisis: Resources and Models

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips looks at the resources and models available for engaging students in meaningful lessons about a wide range of environmental crises.

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Games and the Common Core: Two Movements That Need Each Other

Milton Chen, Senior Fellow with GLEF, suggests that the game-based learning and Common Core movements could be mutually beneficial to one another.

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Penn-Finn Learnings 2013: A Wealth of Resources for Connected Educators

Blogger Joe Mazza, on behalf of the US and Finnish educators participating in Penn-Finn Learnings 2013, shares the resources yielded by a global edchat live from the University of Helsinki.

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Tomorrow's Leaders Can't Wait to Take Action

Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss reports from the Clinton Global Initiative University and shares the optimism and strategies of its youthful participants.

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Another Person's World: Ed Reform Through True Understanding

Professor of education Lori Desuatels shares a thoughtful, compelling meditation on her recent experience of truly looking inside the world of the underprivileged and underserved.

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Do the Right Thing: Managing the Digital Lives of Teens

Principal and blogger Matt Levinson suggests that, as monitoring kids' online activity becomes increasingly difficult, schools and parents need to partner more actively in encouraging responsible online behavior.

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Replacing Teachers with Emotion

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick suggests that, in order to do their job effectively, teachers need to reach students on a deeply emotional level.

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Coding Across the Curriculum

Teacher and edtech leader Matthew Farber discusses the history of computer science education in the run-up to this month's Hour of Code initiative.

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Beyond Blowing Up Enemies: The Future of Games for Learning

What do you want video games to do for you?

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Marshmallows, Innovation, and Good Talk at ISTE

Blogger Suzie Boss shares one simple but profound activity to help students prepare for the 21st century workplace.

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"Why Humanistic Teachers Get Fired: Because They're Stupid"

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips is all for teachers who are trying to change their school communities for the better - as long as they're smart enough to keep their jobs!

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Replacing Teachers with Emotion

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick suggests that, in order to do their job effectively, teachers need to reach students on a deeply emotional level.

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YES Prep: A Commitment to Academic Rigor
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Academic Rigor that Prepares Students for College

Project learning, integrated studies, and comprehensive assessment support a drive to achieve high academic standards.

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Student Responses to Common Core Instruction and Assessment

Neurologist, teacher, author and Edutopia blogger Judy Willis considers the brain-based reasons for why some students are reacting negatively to the Common Core and its emphasis on 21st century skills.

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