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Adventures with Dr. Smallz: Creating a Powerful Need to Know

Science teacher Leah Hirsch inspires students' need to know with a microscopic, absent-minded doctor lost in a patient's body who sends the class communiques to help him diagnose and cure.

1 221 11,868 views

High School Teachers Meet the Challenges of PBL Implementation

Teachers at Sammamish High in Washington share their difficulties and triumphs as their school moves from traditional delivery of instruction to schoolwide problem-based learning.

54 17,448 views

Historia: Game-Based Learning for Middle School History

Middle school students learn social studies through Historia, a paper-based simulation game that incorporates a world cultures curriculum aligned to state standards.

4 790 17,830 views

Challenge Is Constant: The Caterpillar Game and Real-World Math

Guest blogger Alicia Iannucci, a math teacher at Quest to Learn, explains Caterpillar, a game she developed to teach her sixth graders about probability and statistics, as well as the fun real-world skill of game modding.

13 550 26,638 views

How Design Thinking Can Empower Young People

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

471 33,901 views

The Minecraft Cell: Biology Meets Game-Based Learning

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.

11 1,811 168,278 views

Sparking Civic Engagement by Building in Public Spaces

Sixteen-year-old Alexa gains hands-on experience and leadership skills by collaborating on a play space for kids through Philadelphia's Public Workshop, which promotes community engagement and innovation.

169 27,482 views

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Maker Education: Reaching All Learners

At Albemarle County Public Schools, maker education fosters student autonomy, ignites student interest, and empowers students to embrace their own learning.

2 915 26,919 views

Challenge Is Constant: The Caterpillar Game and Real-World Math

Guest blogger Alicia Iannucci, a math teacher at Quest to Learn, explains Caterpillar, a game she developed to teach her sixth graders about probability and statistics, as well as the fun real-world skill of game modding.

13 550 26,638 views

Sharing Data to Create Stronger Parent Partnerships

By sending home detailed data reports that focus on a specific skill, Humboldt opens a two-way line of communication with parents about their child's learning.

4 2,001 26,585 views

Student Surveys: Using Student Voice to Improve Teaching and Learning

When teachers survey their classes at Trinidad Garza Early College High School, students see how their opinions matter and have a direct impact on instruction.

140 26,524 views

Kurt Squire on Civic Engagement Through Digital Games (Big Thinkers Series)

Game-based learning scholar Kurt Squire explores how to leverage young people's interest in social networks, gaming, and new forms of media to foster deeper connections to civic and political life and greater youth involvement in the community.

3 159 26,382 views

Shanghai's Improvement Plan for Schools (Education Everywhere Series)

In Shanghai, China, every low-performing school is assigned a team of master teachers and administrators to provide weekly guidance and mentorship.

130 26,321 views

Performance-Based Assessment: Engaging Students in Chemistry

In Hampton High's PBA Chemistry Research Project, students create a model of their compound, produce a video about it, and defend it in a debate.

1,200 25,827 views

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