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6 Strategies for Funding a Makerspace

Paloma Garcia-Lopez, Executive Director of the Maker Education Initiative, provides six strategies for funding a makerspace.

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8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:00
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Elementary Classroom Hacks: Big Ideas at Little Cost

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 10:00
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Starting a Pilot Program in Our School

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 08:58
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Congress, Can You Spare a Dime? A Teacher Makes the Case for the National Writing Project

Judy Jester reveals the impact of the National Writing Project on students. She challenges U.S. Congress to spend more than a dime per student to improve student reading and writing.

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How to Put the Rigor in Project-Based Learning

Tips from a one-time skeptic turned teacher-leader.

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Fundraising and Grant Resources for Tech Integration

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares some great ways to raise money for your classroom technology projects.

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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.

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Financing an edcamp

One of the founders of edcamp, Mary Beth Hertz shares some funding and promotional tips in this third article in a four-part series on planning an edcamp.

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As an Effective Diagnostic Tool, Does AYP Measure Up?

Dr. Katie Klinger questions if Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) is an effective -- and fair -- diagnostic tool.

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Resources and Downloads from WINGS for Kids

Free tools, guidelines, and activities to help you bring social and emotional learning to children in grades K-6 in your after-school setting.

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Trading in Books for Bytes: Union City Public Schools
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Trading in Books for Bytes: Union City Public Schools

It took time, teacher buy-in, and technology, but this urban school district in New Jersey has gone from dismal to dazzling.

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Resources and Downloads for Online Learning

Free tools, web links and other resources to help bring online learning to your school.

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How to Build a Technology-Based Curriculum

Educators emphasize that infrastructure must precede innovation.

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Susan Patrick: Why Online Learning Is a Smart Solution
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Susan Patrick: Why Online Learning Is a Smart Solution

The president and CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) explains why the time for virtual education is now.

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Online Learning in the Traditional Classroom

Articles, best practices, and training sites for virtual education.

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6 Awesome Innovations in 2014

From crowdfunding to innovations in character ed, Edutopia's Director of Programming and Innovation offers some reasons to be optimistic in 2014.

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Readers' Survey 2006: Hottest Topic in the Teachers' Lounge

Edutopia readers weigh in on their favorites.

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