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Teach, learn and make with our free learning resources

Part of the background to my day-to-day life at work is the steady flow of emails showing me which of our learning resources my colleagues in …

Online Charter Schools Have "Overwhelming Negative Impact," Study Finds

More than 200,000 students are enrolled in the online schools, but evidence suggests they are getting a very bad education in return.<p>Online charter schools, which enroll 200,000 students nationwide, have an "overwhelming negative impact" on the academic outcomes of students by almost every measure, …

How Wildlife Engineers Build Safer Roads for Animals and Plants

Wildlife engineers and architects have teamed up to build special crossing structures in the form of overpasses and underpasses. This story is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with Pearson.

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Over 14 Million Public Domain Images to Use with Students in Class

July 24, 2015<br>After posting about the voluminous amounts of historical footages uploaded and provided for free on YouTube, we are sharing with you …

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Pennsylvania Manufactures Massive Test Failure

Brace yourself, Pennsylvanians. The new cut scores for last years Big Standardized Tests have been set, and they are not pretty.<p>It was only this week the State Board of Education met to accept the recommendations of their Council of Basic Education. Because, yes -- cut scores are set after test …

These Photos of Baby Endangered Animals Will Wake Up Your Inner Activist

There are now 6,264 endangered animal species on Earth, 2,524 of which are critically endangered, according to the Red List of Threatened Species …

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Some Very Good TED Ed Lessons on Writing to Share with Students

July 12, 2015<br>This week’s Ted Ed list of talks we curated for you revolves around the theme: writer’s workshop. This is basically a playlist prepared …

Education Technology

Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

July 12, 2015<br>Problem based learning ( PBL) is a teaching strategy that involves the minimum amount of direct and formal instruction characteristic of …

The ‘most powerful’ classroom innovation — by the $1 million teaching prize winner

Nancie Atwell is the renowned founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, an award-winning non-profit independent K-8 demonstration school in Edgecomb, Maine, where she teaches seventh- and eighth-grade writing, reading and history. She is the author of numerous books, including the classic …