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Guest blogger, traveler, teacher and speaker Adam Carter introduces three web-based platforms for connecting classrooms around the world, which he calls the first step in the hands-on communication and collaboration of global citizenship.
Guest blogger Jennifer Gonzalez proposes the In-Class Flip, a modified version of the flipped-learning model that incorporates the video lecture element as one of several stations that students visit during their class period.
Guest blogger Michele Borba, a social-emotional learning consultant, presents her six R's program, a detailed anti-bullying strategy that includes rules, recognition, reporting, response, refusal, and replacement.
Guest blogger Troy Hicks, an associate English professor with a technology focus, presents RSS as an essential tool for bringing students reading material that interests them, and how to use it for leveraging critical reading practice.
Guest blogger and global ed specialist Homa Tavangar, in rethinking her lifelong assumptions about private schools, measures 21st century independent education by four criteria: collaboration, partnership, character education and experiential learning.
Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips reviews the high school basketball film 'Medora,' pointing to its lessons about persistence, community and economic fallout as custom-made teachable moments for social studies and humanities classrooms.
Guest blogger Brett Vogelsinger shares five of the tools he's used to integrate daily poetry into his ninth grade English class, including strategies from Billy Collins, Garrison Keillor and a refrigerator magnet app.