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Coding in the Classroom
Programming a computer is simply telling it what to do, and tools like Scratch convert this language into images to familiarize elementary students with coding.
The synergy of diverse disciplines can lead to a sweet spot. Consider myths and fables for teaching subjects as far ranging as geography, vocabulary, and philosophy.
College prep and admissions are serious business, but gamifying the process may just help middle and high school students understand the challenges and find solutions.
Jose Vilson challenges the frequently taught method for factoring polynomials with an example that demonstrates why he's such a highly regarded middle school math teacher.
To help make STEM relevant for all students, Heidi Olinger puts a fashion industry spin on soil science and math for middle school girls.
Social and Emotional Learning
Author and global ed advisor Homa Tavangar makes a case for why empathy is the most important back-to-school supply we can give our children.