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Edutopia blogger Anne O'Brien outlines how the Common Core State Standards can help promote the civic goals of schools.
Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller talks with art teacher Cheri Jorgensen about how she has adapted her curriculum to include Common Core ELA standards.
In his latest post about the digital lives of teens, Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson looks at the trend toward outsourcing surveillance of cyberbullying, and illustrates how building a culture of trust is more effective.
Rachelle Vallon, Guidance Counselor and Wellness Coordinator at NYC's Quest to Learn school, describes how the Boss Level design challenge incorporates SEL and 21st century skills.
Guest blogger Ashley Nahornick, a Doctorate of Education Candidate at Teachers College Columbia, offers a one-minute strategy for introducing teachers and students to the mindset of design thinking.
Guest blogger Jason Cranford Teague, author, communicator and trusted designer, shares eight slide show tips to power-up your classroom presentations.
Blogger Ben Johnson proposes mastery learning approach in the classroom can help curb and academically advance unruly students.
Guest blogger Rafe Esquith describes his process of trial and error in teaching fifth graders how to perform Shakespeare and play guitar.
Social and Emotional Learning
Edutopia blogger Maurice Elias asks SEL and character education leaders to work together to create a set of guidelines and to also decide on a common language and terminology.