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From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Since we filmed this story, Victor Martinez has become principal of Newsome Park Elementary. The school's projects are now …

Organizing Classroom Learning Centers

Education Technology

Data Is Power

Education Policy

Using Assessment to Improve Instruction

Education Technology

Making Sure They Are Learning

Making Sure They Are Learning (Transcript)<p>Sarah Kaufmann: I think of authentic assessment as my ability to teach each student where they actually …

10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

JOTS v25n2 - Models of Curriculum Integration

Curriculum Development

What Is Integrated Curriculum?

In public schools in Asheville and Buncombe, North Carolina, students learn math skills through clog dancing and explore the solar system through …

Assessing the Common Core Standards: Real Life Mathematics

Taking a Closer Look<p>The following Common Core standard gives a great example and sets a solid tone for what can be targeted in math instruction:<p>In a …

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How to Make a Thank You Card Using Buttons


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Summer Decorating Ideas - Finding Home Farms

We have just a little taste of warmer weather and my mind has already wandered to <i>summer decorating ideas</i>. It doesn’t take much for my mind to wanted …

How the Common Core is Changing Assessment


Rick Wormeli: Standards-Based Grading

Standards-Based Grading Overview


Rick Wormeli: Formative and Summative Assessment


Formative vs summative assessment – and unthinking policy about them

I received a nice query by email the other day and I thought readers might find my reply helpful.<p><i>Within my district there is quite a debate going on</i> …

What Are Formative Assessments and Why Should We Use Them?

Traditionally, we have used assessments to measure how much our students have learned up to a particular point in time. This is called "assessment of …

Good Instruction Activates Prior Knowledge and Uses Authentic Assessment

This was my first year teaching, a year when the majority of my lesson plans looked completely different when they were implemented. I had failed to …

New Teacher Academy: Classroom Management

Welcome to Edutopia's New Teacher Academy! I'm so happy to be here sharing my passion to support and mentor new teachers. I hope that you will join …

Linda Darling-Hammond on Becoming Internationally Competitive


Leading the Way in Social, Emotional, and Character Development Standards

<i>Character Development:</i> Developing skills to help students identify, define and live in accordance with core principles that aid in effective problem …


Project-Based Learning<p>Go inside Manor New Technology High School, where an unwavering commitment to an effective schoolwide PBL model keeps both …

Why Digital Writing Matters in Education

Writing teachers like me (and perhaps like you) have been caught in a tight spot for some time now. On the one hand, computing technologies have …

"What's Worth Learning?" is Key Question for PBL Worldwide

PBL World Underway<p>Urrea shared her insights as the opening speaker for PBL World, a global gathering of educators interested in project-based …