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Guest blogger Homa Tavangar identifies Earth Day as a celebration of global learning and offers collaborative STEM activities relating to water, climate and agriculture from diverse organizations such as NASA, iEARN and the Peace Corps.
Guest blogger Denise Pope, senior lecturer at Stanford's Graduate School of Education, looks at the culture of desperation that encourages widespread student cheating and suggests five steps toward academic integrity in the classroom.
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It's National Poetry Month. Here Edutopia's VideoAmy highlights some videos and resources to engage students in her favorite genre -- spoken word poetry.
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns, advocating that teachers take ownership of their professional development, suggests seven online strategies to help, including Google Hangouts, video tutorials, and sane ways to embrace the information-rich Twitter...
Guest blogger Tom Whitby examines how a school district's professional development decisions come down to cost, and then proposes maximizing the trend of DIY PD as a cost-effective answer to the problem.
Edutopia Suzie Boss shares exciting projects to teach students about Earth Day and how to care for the environment.
Guest blogger Junaid Khan of ChicagoQuest school presents the PlayStation game LittleBigPlanet 2 as a rich source of creative and collaborative learning opportunities, and gives us four tips to maximize learning and assessment.
Edutopia blogger Terry Heick looks at the more frustrating aspects of student academic behavior, suggesting these are symptoms of an insecurity that can be treated by promoting self-awareness and metacognition.