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Some of the most compelling visionaries in the world -- from Sir Ken Robinson to Jane Goodall to Martin Scorsese -- are focusing their attention on how to improve education. From innovative classroom concepts to suggestions on how to foster creativity and collaboration, they share their valuable insights for teaching and learning and illuminate new solutions to old problems.
Get inspired by their big ideas.
Professor Jeff Grabill explains that, while writing is no longer exclusively about setting pen to paper, learning to write well is an increasingly important digital age skill.
Edutopia blogger Todd Finley speaks with Dr. Troy Hicks of the Chippewa Writing Project about crafting digital writing with students
Paul Oh, program associate with the National Writing Project, talks about the Educator Innovator initiative and its role in the Summer of Making and Connecting.
Elyse Eidman-Aadahl is the director of national programs and site development at the National Writing Project. She is also a founder of Digital Is, a forum and community to share resources about teaching writing. Keep up to date with Elyse Eidman-Aadahl and the National Writing Project on twitter.
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