Offer students a creative, collaborative atmosphere similar to a Parisian cafe or artist's studio. Here are six tips for bringing the Left Bank to your classroom.
Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz takes us through her design process for wearable electronic art as a demonstration of how makerspace projects can support STEM curriculum.
Guest blogger Lessia Bonn wraps up Connected Educator Month by way of an exuberant story about reaching out with music, reflecting back the wisdom of young people, and finding the spirit of sharing among teachers.
Guest blogger Rick Taylor, an Associate English Professor at East Carolina U, walks us back to the late 16th century as he teaches his students the art of vividly re-dreaming Shakespeare.
Edutopia's Anne O'Brien shares recent findings that indicate the importance and need for arts education.
Author and communicator Jason Cranford Teague continues his Design 101 for Educators series with a look at how to use icons and some good places to find them.
Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez turns STEM into STEAM through the amazing, artistic secret sauce of creativity.
Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz opens our eyes to the evolving world of art and how creativity, now more than ever, holds an important place in our children's education.
While most people fear public speaking, children can learn from a young age to recognize and embrace the empathy of the people listening to them.
Seven great tech integration lesson plans. Vote for your favorite; the winner gets to donate Steven Johnson's new book Digital Tools for Learning to a deserving colleague.
Video: Teachers Dayna Laur (AP government) and Katlyn Wolfgang (art) at Central York High School in York, PA, share their strategies for creating successful integrated studies projects.
Teachers are discovering the value of imparting media-literacy skills, from critical analysis of news programs, commercials, and films to basic design and video-production techniques.
Artist and teacher Stacey Goodman offers up strategies for making museum field trips more exciting for students.
Symonds Elementary's music, art, PE, and media teachers weave their practices into the fabric of the community, getting to know each student while enriching the school culture.