Matt Davis

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Tags Student Engagement
January 29, 2013

This week, there might be a bit of Super Bowl energy and excitement running through your classroom, and there are a number of great ways to wrangle those murmurs into teachable moments.

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Tags Student Engagement
January 28, 2013

Editor's Note: In addition to 6 great resources from last year, we've updated this post to include new tools for the 2014 Black History Month theme, "Civil Rights in America." Here are some of the best virtual museum tours, lesson plans and digital multimedia packages from a variety of...

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Tags Student Engagement
October 30, 2012

The power of nature was felt throughout the Northeast last night, as devastating Hurricane Sandy hammered the East Coast. For students and teachers looking to help out, the Huffington Post published this...

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Tags Student Engagement
October 25, 2012

The World Series kicked off last night in San Francisco, and during the next week, it might be on the your mind or the mind of some of your students. We know here at Edutopia, the series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers has certainly made its way into some of our...

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Tags Education Trends
October 15, 2012

To kick off this week's curation, we'll start with something we published here at Edutopia: the last video in our Tech2Learn series. The videos, which were co-produced by...

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Tags Technology Integration
October 8, 2012

At the first presidential debate, education made quite a stir, with both candidates talking about our nation's schools and teachers a number of times.

But education made it into the news elsewhere, too.

First, Education Secretary Arne Duncan made the case for why it's time to move...

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Tags Education Trends
October 1, 2012

Wow, October is already here; the school year is flying.

Banned Book Week is kicking off the new month, offering a chance for classroom conversations about freedom of speech and censorship. Last Friday, Edutopia took a quick look at some censored books in a great...

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Tags Education Trends
September 24, 2012

Last week, several thought-provoking studies made the news. Here's a look at a few studies and other interesting stories -- including a school district that pays for college, a case for why Wikipedia should be used in the classroom, and a look at how high-stakes testing can encourage cheating....

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Tags Education Trends
September 14, 2012

It was a fascinating week in education news, with, of course, the Chicago teachers strike taking center stage.

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Tags Education Trends
September 7, 2012

So it's Friday, and Edutopia is back with a roundup of useful, unusual and interesting articles, blogs and videos from around the Web.

We started curating Ed News here last week, and we'd love your help. In the comments, let us know of anything from the education blogosphere that grabbed...

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