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 9-12.
For high school educators, this list of resources, guides, and downloads will help you implement Socratic seminars and other classroom discussion models that encourage critical thinking.
Looking for Common-Core-aligned resources for mathematics? Explore this compilation of useful CCSS math resources for high school educators.
Matt Levinson looks at the linguistic phenomenon of code switching and how to help teens find the balance between digital communications and appropriate classroom interactions.
At People Serving People, a homeless shelter in Minneapolis, local design firms and educators work together to show kids how design thinking can help them make a difference in their neighborhoods
Guest Blogger Caroline Trull introduces phantom endings, an ELA compositional exercise that teaches students how a concluding paragraph works and how to write one.
Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano shares four successful strategies, both teacher- and student-directed, for stimulating a classroom and getting students' heads back in the game.
Guest blogger Dan Bloom describes how he used Minecraft to reimagine one of his ninth grade biology labs, and offers four steps toward incorporating the game into any curriculum.
Visual Arts teacher Stacey Goodman explores using Google Glass with his high school students.
Blogger Maurice Elias offers up useful activities to help teachers and students reflect halfway through the school year.
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.
High school principal Ben Johnson reflects on what he could have done differently to train teachers when each student at his school received an iPad.
Blended learning is a big buzz these days, but it doesn't do a whole lot of good if students aren't engaged. Blogger Andrew Miller offers some strategies to keep them hooked.
Blogger Todd Finley pits Aristotle's approach to learning against the strategies of Internet communications, with amusing, surprising and educational results.
Key lessons center on connecting and modeling.
Guest blogger Jon Bergmann, a pioneer of the Flipped Classroom Model, suggests that the biggest hurdle to flipping a classroom may be the teacher's self-perception of his or her role as an educator.
Blogger Andrew Miller identifies "complex text" and explains how it fits into the Common Core Standards curriculum.
Algebra students use their math skills to control the arc of launched objects.