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.
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in grades 6-8.
Join two middle school teachers in their first post of a year-long series about implementing a PBL pilot program in their fifth grade classroom.
Administrator Ben Johnson offers up tricks of the trade for working with middle school kids.
A middle school PBL unit about key 19th century inventions grows into an examination of history, ethics, and the relative values of 21st century technologies.
Beth Holland turns to apps that can engage middle school readers in a deeper understanding of narrative elements, character study, and author intent.
Implementing Common Core English in middle school is going to be a challenge. Matt Davis curates some of the best resources online that can help update existing content.
On a middle school field trip to a high school, the older students instruct and inspire those who will soon join their ranks or follow in their footsteps.
From PBL to ZBL, Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller explores a new twist to project-based learning: the pedagogical benefits of Zombies!
Three recent studies show why we need to divert middle and high school students from values and behaviors that may harm them in adulthood.
When students created a toolkit to help their peers break the system of bullying, their passion drove effective collaboration on a thoughtful, high-quality product.
In schools and at home, journaling is often a solo experience. See what happens when students in a middle school art class start collaboratively working in each other's sketch journals.
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.
Bring teens into their potential as tech leaders by providing them with resources and opportunities, helping them focus, and authentically engaging them.
Blogger and English teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron asked her eighth grade students what they find most engaging in the classroom.
Edutopia blogger Todd Finley presents an overview of bell work - short, focused exercises to help students make the most of valuable classroom time.
Educators from Bates Middle School, in Annapolis, Maryland, share arts-integrated lessons and resources that you can use in your school.
Edutopia blogger Todd Finley explains how academic language differs from social language and offers eight specific strategies for teaching the vocabulary that students require to succeed in the Common Core and on the SAT.
Guest blogger David Cutler, a history, government and journalism teacher, asks us to face the music about whether or not listening our favorite tunes while studying actually helps our concentration.
Blogger Andrew Miller offers some strategies for making the model work, including appropriate reflection, technology considerations, creating a need to know and more.
Blogger Ben Johnson shares iPad features to assist in classroom learning as well as apps to include in curriculum. (Updated 01/2014)