Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work

PrintPrint
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Share

Recent Blog Posts

RSS

You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice. If you have any thoughts or comments about these blogs, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Guest blogger Rick Taylor, an Associate English Professor at East Carolina U, walks us back to the late 16th century as he teaches his students the art of vividly re-dreaming Shakespeare.
Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher explains how taking in-class notes with iPads can address a wide variety of learning styles and help students make deeper connections with the material.
Neurologist, teacher, author and Edutopia blogger Judy Willis presents evidence that boredom can actually be bad for our students' brain development.
Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek suggests three easy-to-use technology fixes that could save you from drowning in the details of your busy teaching life.
Philip McIntosh October 1, 2013
Guest blogger Philip McIntosh, a 7th grade learner-in-chief at Challenger Middle School in Colorado Springs, describes how students deeply engaged in a project when they had a personal stake in the data being evaluated.
High school humanities teacher Joshua Block shares the six strategies he's using this year to engage his students more deeply in their learning.
Jennifer Cooper September 30, 2013
Jennifer Cooper, designer, maker and gardening teacher, presents a practical approach to defining and designing the right makerspace for your school.
Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips has nothing but high praise for The New Public, Jyllian Gunther's evocative, authentic documentary about a struggling arts high school, which airs October 1 on PBS.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron September 30, 2013
Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron proposes ways for teachers to avoid shutting down and how to stay happy and effective in the classroom.
Can seconds-long Vine and Instagram videos be used as teaching tools? According to a number of educators online, the answer is a resounding yes! To help educators utilize Vine in class, VideoAmy has pulled together some of the best resources and videos from around the Web.

Pages

Join the movement for change