Mind/Shift

How we will learn

The Value of Connecting the Dots to Create “Real Learning”

A Philadelphia center puts making connections between concepts and experiences central to the creative process for student-driven learning.

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What MOOCs Are Teaching Universities About Active Learning

There's a lot of skepticism about whether or not MOOCs are "disrupting" higher education, but can they offer important learning opportunities for the institutions themselves?

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Students Tell All: What It’s Like to Be Trusted Partners in Learning

High school students at Science Leadership Academy explain what they value in their education.

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The Thrill of Converting Math-Haters Into Appreciators Through Inquiry

Teaching math as intellectual discipline and a creative endeavor could help a generation of students learn to love numbers.

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How Relearning Old Concepts Alongside New Ones Makes It All Stick

Researchers say 'drill and kill' approach isn't just boring -- it also stunts student learning.

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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.

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