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Education Equity

How can we ensure all students have equal access to opportunities, support, and the tools they need to succeed? Explore and share proven ways to make this happen.

Teaching for Justice: 10 Ways To Unravel Systemic Oppression

How do you confront any racial injustice at your school? How do you reflect on your own potential biases in the classroom? Explore ten tactics to help answer those questions.

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8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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A Case for Student-Centered Learning

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Teachers and Parents: Join the Fight for a Fair and Open Internet

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8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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Teachers and Parents: Join the Fight for a Fair and Open Internet

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A Case for Student-Centered Learning

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Honors Classes: A Need for More Diversity

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron proposes that schools work to break down societal stereotypes so that students themselves believe they have a place in honors classes.

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An Unprecedented Opportunity for Educational Equity

Neurologist, teacher and Edutopia blogger Judy Willis looks at the opportunities for educational equity presented by the possibilities of digital and online learning.

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Five Ways to Get Girls into STEM

Engineering consultant and author Karen Purcell stresses the importance of capturing young girls' interest in STEM subjects and career paths, offering five strategies to make this happen.

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Girls and Science: A Dream Deferred

Yale professor and science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez looks at how girls have been diverted from learning STEM subjects in the 20th century, and at how we need to recapture their interest.

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Deeper Learning Means Educational Equity in Urban Schools

Blogger Elena Aguilar talks about what it takes to provide all public school children access to deeper learning every day.

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Hall Talk: Is the Chicago Teachers Strike the ‘Super Bowl’ of Ed Reform?

A weekly roundup of education news from Edutopia. This week featuring the Chicago teachers strike, science learning and much, much more.

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Improving Academic Achievement for Disadvantaged Children

Blogger Maurice Elias emphasizes how social-emotional learning can improve academic achievement.

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Teacher Development Is Key to Closing the Achievement Gap

Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) defines four key practices for sustained student achievement.

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Susan Patrick: Why Online Learning Is a Smart Solution
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Susan Patrick: Why Online Learning Is a Smart Solution

The president and CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) explains why the time for virtual education is now.

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Rigorous Project-Based Learning Transforms AP Courses
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Rigorous Project-Based Learning Transforms AP Courses

Through a project called Knowledge in Action, researchers at the University of Washington have been exploring whether project-based learning can help high school students with diverse learning styles understand content more deeply in advanced placement...

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Middle School Students Find Their Voice with Digital Cameras

Blogger Elena Aguilar describes how photography images can inspire struggling students to write.

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Students Get Involved in Current Events through Project-Based Learning
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Students Learn to Make a Difference

When parents and educators pulled together to start this East Oakland school, their mission wasn't just to reinvigorate education; it was to change lives.

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National Educational Technology Plan: Your Questions Answered

Blogger Audrey Watters demystifies the National Educational Technology Plan & the U.S. DOE answers your top five questions.

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We Must Change the Narrative About Public Education: Guest Blog by Diane Ravitch

Education historian Diane Ravitch makes the case for changing the way we think and talk about public education

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