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.
Thanks to a bold strategy -- integrating the arts into curricula -- the faculty, staff, and students of Maryland's Bates Middle School are crafting a whole new vision of school transformation.
Arts integration helps kids connect and feel safe on the bumpy road to learning.
In a small town, about 12 miles east of Austin, Texas, Manor New Technology High School is a devoted to teaching every subject to every student through project-based learning.
At this high school in Texas, where every class is project-based, there is a commitment to a consistent process, a focus on relationships, and a commitment to relevance and rigor.
At one New Tech Network high school, strategies backed by research make project-based learning effective and engaging for teachers and students.
Educators from Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, part of the New Tech Network of schools, have provided these resources and tools for project-based learning.
Discover a project-based learning model that motivates students to pursue knowledge and drives academic achievement.
Training, consistency, and trust are keys to successfully implementing a meditation program in school.
This New York City middle and high school measures the full range of student ability through formative assessments, presentations, exhibitions, and tests -- and they put a strong focus on "authentic" tasks that are tied to the real world.
With levels of violence and poverty rising around them, San Francisco middle school students find social and emotional healing -- and a new readiness to learn -- in a bold program of daily meditation.
The Vail School District in southern Arizona developed a wiki for teachers to share lesson plans and resources. Today, the wiki is a smash hit, and textbooks are a thing of the past.
How you can get started.
Educators from Ariel Community Academy, in Chicago, have provided lesson plans and web resources to help you get started.
Encouraging students to reach out to one another to solve problems not only builds collaboration skills but leads to deeper learning and understanding.