Strategies from K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the learning process.
We share evidence- and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
Matt Davis highlights free and easy-to-implement classroom resources to celebrate Women's History Month in March.
By inviting her class to choose their own subjects for a historical reformers project, Sarah Cooper learned a lot about her students' interests and passions.
An iPad lets students consume and interact with content, a fun and efficient way of meeting the Common Core standards for integrating and analyzing information.
"Studying history" isn't enough -- students should "do history" by actively immersing themselves in gathering information, interpreting sources, and developing original ideas.
Through a mentoring program that includes empathy, drumming, and myths, young African American men identify and refine the raw materials of their humanity and potential.
Attorney and author G. Randy Kasten suggests that educators have an obligation to prepare young minds for the thickening information cloud they're already being forced to navigate.
Memorial Day is right around the corner! For teachers looking to incorporate the holiday into lessons, blogger Matt Davis has collected some of the best resources from around the web.
Using project-based learning, a middle-school teacher proposes tackling with students the antiquated practice of Daylight Saving Time.
A documentary series examining human trafficking and youth empowerment can raise students' awareness of national and global humanitarian crises, inspiring them to engage and act.
Check out how high school seniors took on the role of federal lobbyists and learned how bills become laws through project-based learning.
Mark Phillips suggests using "Boyhood" to help teens discuss family and social issues, with tips for dealing with the film's unusual length and R rating.
Blogger Andrew Miller suggests teaching strategies around graphic novels and comics, popular media that hold enormous educational potential.
Technology integration is a broad umbrella; applications and strategies vary by academic discipline. Edutopia's research analyst reviews subject-specific research and recommends programs for each.
Blogger Andrew Miller visits the world of game-based learning to help civics students get a feel for how government really works.
English and social studies teacher Nicholas Provenzano uses The Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution as a tool for classroom management.
Juniors at Casco Bay High School, in Portland, Maine, explore homelessness by working in teams to make audio slide-show portraits.
Guest blogger Ross Flatt, a sixth grade teacher at Quest to Learn, demonstrates how studying geography with Galactic Mappers can be a viable strategy for embedding assessment in a classroom game.
Blogger Andrew Miller shows educators some specific techniques for building a game structure across different subjects.