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Music and Dance Drive Academic Achievement
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Tucson, Arizona, elementary schools find success by infusing arts into every discipline.
1/28/09 25 Comments
Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student
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See step-by-step how this Arizona elementary school gives its students the additional time they need to master core concepts and elevate their learning to the next level.
10/6/11 35 Comments
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Educators from Mesquite Elementary School, in Tucson, Arizona, have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.
8/29/11 6 Comments
James Paul Gee on Grading with Games
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An Arizona State University professor sees a bright future for video games in the learning process -- in and out of school.
8/12/08 22 Comments
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After Arizona's Mesquite Elementary School developed a program to provide additional instruction time for students struggling with math, test scores shot to the top.
8/29/11 23 Comments
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In Phoenix, Arizona, planning a new elementary school revitalizes a "dying" community; and in Apple Valley, Minnesota, a high school is designed entirely around project-based learning.
3/6/02
How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School
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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.
10/6/11 3 Comments
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Arizona's Mesquite Elementary is one of the top-performing schools in the state but has one of the lowest per pupil budgets. Here’s how the school makes more out of less.
8/29/11
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Music professor at the University of Arizona and former K-12 music teacher
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There's been quite a bit of buzz about documentary films that take a look at issues within the American education system. Whether you agree with the point of view of any of these films or not, they are sure to get you thinking.
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Music and Dance Drive Academic Achievement
Video
Tucson, Arizona, elementary schools find success by infusing arts into every discipline.
1/28/09 25 Comments
Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student
Video
See step-by-step how this Arizona elementary school gives its students the additional time they need to master core concepts and elevate their learning to the next level.
10/6/11 35 Comments
James Paul Gee on Grading with Games
Video
An Arizona State University professor sees a bright future for video games in the learning process -- in and out of school.
8/12/08 22 Comments
How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School
Video
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.
10/6/11 3 Comments
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Educators from Mesquite Elementary School, in Tucson, Arizona, have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.
8/29/11 6 Comments
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After Arizona's Mesquite Elementary School developed a program to provide additional instruction time for students struggling with math, test scores shot to the top.
8/29/11 23 Comments
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In Phoenix, Arizona, planning a new elementary school revitalizes a "dying" community; and in Apple Valley, Minnesota, a high school is designed entirely around project-based learning.
3/6/02
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Arizona's Mesquite Elementary is one of the top-performing schools in the state but has one of the lowest per pupil budgets. Here’s how the school makes more out of less.
8/29/11
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There's been quite a bit of buzz about documentary films that take a look at issues within the American education system. Whether you agree with the point of view of any of these films or not, they are sure to get you thinking.
6/10/15 28 Comments
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9/27/11 4 Comments
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How a resource-strapped elementary school became a top-performing school with a homegrown, easy-to-implement program of differentiated instruction.
8/29/11 8 Comments
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In this collection of tools and advice from Edutopia and the web, find resources to help you adjust instruction in response to diverse learner needs and interests.
8/25/14
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8/29/11
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Teaching life skills such as high tech welding could be one antidote to the economic crisis.
4/14/09 11 Comments

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With National School Counseling Week the first week of February, find out ways administrators, teachers, parents, and students can honor and celebrate school counselors.
1/22/15 2 Comments
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Vicki Davis documents 14 education trends that she observed in 2014, from disrespected teachers and data-driven schools to cool new tech and passionate educators.
12/23/14 15 Comments
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Welcome to Brightworks, an independent school that functions as an open laboratory of hands-on engagement with teachers and students as partners in discovery.
10/10/14 3 Comments
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Social and emotional learning gives kids a variety of tools to help them succeed, including a boost in motivation to learn, more time spent on homework, and increased test scores.
8/13/14 4 Comments
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Check out this engaging lesson on Cesar Chavez that uses primary sources and discussion to inspire critical thinking and empathy.
9/25/14 1 Comment
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Neurologist, teacher and Edutopia blogger Judy Willis looks at the opportunities for educational equity presented by the possibilities of digital and online learning.
3/11/13 8 Comments
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With hard work and plenty of district support, Mesquite Elementary School has proven that budget cuts don’t have to mean the end of excellence.
10/6/11 8 Comments
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Teacher and edtech leader Matthew Farber talks about what Serious Gaming is (and isn't), who develops and promotes these amusing activities based on real-world concerns, and why we want our students to play them.
2/19/14 3 Comments
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Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson explains how iPads can accelerate student workflow, why they're not replacements for laptops, and ways in which they can serve a wider range of learners, learning styles and modalities.
2/10/14 14 Comments
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State leaders rally around the Innovation America initiative.
4/19/07 11 Comments

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Never too early to start planning for summer PD opportunities especially if it means traveling to the AMAZON! Last year I was fortunate to co-facilitate the 2013 Educator Academy in the Amazon with Dr. Mo Walters, science methods professor from Arizona State University and we had a great time using the Amazon rainforest as the platform for exploring inquiry, STEM, field research, place-based ed and more!
9/12/13
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5/23/15 6 Comments
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By Edutopia's Kathy Baron Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia are vying for $3.4 billion dollars available in phase two of the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top program. Yesterday, June 1st, was the last day for states to submit their applications.
6/2/10
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Recent events throughout the world have demonstrated the under-utilized value of our youth. The University of Arizonia recently established an Institute of Civility in rsponse to the tragic event that occurred in Tuscon.
2/28/11
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Private: Computational Thinking, Computational Science and High Performance Computing in K-12 Education: White Paper on 21st Century Education Raymond Rose, Rose & Smith Associates, Inc. Henry Neeman, University of Oklahoma Bonnie Bracey Sutton, The Power of US Foundation Vic Sutton, Emaginos Executive Summary
3/31/11