Happy holidays from all of us at Edutopia. This video is about a wonderful teacher who is helping fourth graders understand world peace. Enjoy!... Read More.
Last year, the first-ever Education Nation summit in New York City took a lot of heat for under-representing the teacher perspective. They dropped a divisive bomb from the get-go by screening the movie Waiting for Superman...Read More.
There's nothing like an 8-hour infusion of passionate, creative and focused problem-solving.
I am in Philly for the ISTE 2011 conference, and spent the day at the inspiring prequel to this annual edtech gathering:...Read More.
Editor's Note: Through video observation, collaborative planning, and candid, constructive criticism, California high school math teachers Mike Fauteux and Rose Zapata have devised a formula to improve their practice and increase student achievement. After Edutopia produced this...Read More.
Editor's Note: Today's blogger is Dr Joseph Durlak, lead author of a recent study, "The Impact of Enhancing Students" Social and Emotional Learning: A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Universal Interventions," published in the January-February 2011 issue of Child Development.Read More.
In November of last year, the Department of Education released its National Education Technology Plan (NETP) after 18 months of input from educators, government officials, and industry people.
Earlier this year here on Edutopia,...Read More.
Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is Diane Ravitch, an historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and former United States Assistant Secretary of Education. She is now a research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development...Read More.
Do it Yourself -- or DIY -- culture has been around since the 90s. (Remember 'zines, and indie record labels?) Now that technology is a gazillion times cheaper, more pervasive and powerful, the DIY movement is spreading into almost every aspect of society.
This has powerful implications...Read More.
Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is Catherine Vanier, a 7th grade Science teacher and MESA science club coordinator in Richmond, California. Catherine chose to use STEMposium as a learning moment in her classroom and asked her students to tell their stories of STEM.Read More.
Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is Paula White, a grandma, teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE), DEN STAR, Google Certified Teacher, camper, Gifted Resource Teacher, NETS*T certified, and lover of learning.Read More.