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.
What strategies really work to involve students in their own learning? Discover and share ideas.
Programs like Hands On Technologies, Villa Monte, and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship demonstrate the positive outcomes of letting children choose their own learning paths.
Consider using autonomy, competence, relatedness, and relevance as practical classroom strategies to reinforce the intrinsic motivation students need for making the most of their learning.
Check out these questions to guide you in reflecting on how much the learning environment you have designed promotes student voice and choice.
Students engage more passionately when trying to answer a question that interests them. Here are ten opening questions that have inspired this kind of learning.
Keeping students captivated and ready to learn is no small task. Here's a list of articles, videos, and other resources that offer strategies and advice for keeping them engaged in learning.
Teachers stand on the shoulders of giants who developed tried-and-true strategies by testing them out, reflecting on the outcomes, and honing those strategies over decades or longer.
To meet Generation Z in their information-rich, results-oriented world, educators must think about adapting a new game plan to serve a new breed of student.
With wearable technology like Google Cardboard, Fitbit, GoPro, and the Apple Watch, students can gather data and inspiration to record their world or tell their stories.
By teaching students to monitor their thinking during learning by setting goals, applying strategies, reflecting, and adjusting, teachers will help them improve their learning ability.
Consider one of these six engaging and creative student projects to wrap of the school year.
Students deeply desire to hear that their teachers believe in them, recognize and can explain their purpose, and want to know who they really are.
Through learning to code, a teacher embraces the growth mindset by asking for help, accepting and exploring failure, and keeping it fun and authentic.
At one New Tech Network high school, strategies backed by research make project-based learning effective and engaging for teachers and students.
Check out these important strategies for creating an inclusive learning space that also challenges students with rigorous thinking and projects.
Former engineering professor and executive director of the Maker Education Initiative describes how the Maker Movement is engaging STEM students in new ways.
Edutopia blogger Terry Heick proposes using the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model - show them, help them, let them - as an authentic means for creating and promoting a culture of learning in your classroom.
Learning through pop culture satires can be fun and engaging. VideoAmy has sifted through the spoofs of the biggest viral hits of the year to find this playlist of educator favorites.
April Fool's Day has a long history of pranks and hoaxes, both large and small. Check out this playlist of fun videos to get your inner trickster laughing.
Filmmaker Randy Taran returns with the second blog in her Elementary School SEL series, this time examining the power of appreciation.