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.
After making 100 videos, a veteran flipped learning educator reflects on what he's learned: keep it simple, employ differentiated instruction tools, and respect students' schedules.
In education, we talk a lot about differentiating our lessons, but choice and arrangement of seating can also have a positive influence on learning.
Promote global collaborations among classrooms of the world by involving students in creating their learning space and connecting physical and virtual learning spaces.
Introducing English-language learners to game-based learning brings the added benefits of conversation about their interests, discussion of in-class rules, and peer collaboration.
When a Sphero robot engaged students' empathy about Depression-era migrants, one teacher realized how using technology can help open young minds to abstract concepts.
Games can provide ideal conditions for informal learning. Strong, immersive engagement means that students may not require (or desire) a classroom setting for learning.
In part three of his year-long series, Kevin Jarrett looks through his middle school students' eyes as they discover and begin exploring their school's new makerspace.
Guest blogger Dr. Allen Mendler presents eight strategies for helping your students reclaim and master the lost art of conversation.
Edutopia blogger Beth Holland turns to apps that can engage middle school readers in a deeper understanding of narrative elements, character study and author intent.
Consider one of these six engaging and creative student projects to wrap of the school year.
Blogger Ben Johnson outlines constructivist and experiential teaching techniques that go beyond direct instruction.
Blogger Ben Johnson defines student engagement and describes what it looks like in the classroom.
In an excerpt from his book with fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, blogger Larry Ferlazzo looks at a few basic ways to reach students who are learning English as well as the subject at hand.
From innovative, intelligent seating arrangements to relevant, engaging bulletin boards, your students deserve a classroom space that stimulates and facilitates their learning.