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Unexpected Tools That are Influencing the Future of Education

Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: January 22, 2015, 2:30 pm
Unschooling, greater independence for the student and teacher, and getting in touch with our social and emotional selves are just some of the topics that have inspired educators and life-long...

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How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices?

Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: January 19, 2015, 2:24 pm
Librarians may be a teacher's best resource when it comes to implementing inquiry-based teaching strategies.

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Gone Home: A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Author: Ki Sung
Posted: January 16, 2015, 2:27 pm
A video game that is classified as a storytelling experience is taking the place of traditional text in some classrooms to teach students critical thinking skills.

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In an Era of Conflict, Healing the World One Classroom at a Time

Author: MindShift
Posted: January 14, 2015, 2:29 pm
Thom Markham offers a set of principles to help educators see beyond immediate reforms to the education system.

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How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive

Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: January 13, 2015, 2:10 pm
Several schools, including ones in high-poverty areas, are making art critical to the learning of more academic subjects. They're seeing remarkable student improvement as a result of arts integration.

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Some Benefits and Drawbacks of Blended Learning

Author: MindShift
Posted: January 12, 2015, 2:06 pm
When a computer runs a classroom, is it more efficient? Do kids learn more? A middle school in New York is finding out.

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