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How to Automatically Issue Certificates When Students Pass a Quiz

This is the time of year when a lot of teachers, principals, and coaches will be creating and issuing various certificates to students. Both Google …

Teachers’ training needs improvement so students benefit, new report says

The Learning Policy Institute recommends teachers' professional development programs focus tightly on classroom subjects, allow for collaboration and …

Research-Based Tech Implementation: Q&A With Eric Sheninger and Tom Murray

The book by two advocates and former educators outlines research-backed strategies for integrating technology and implementing personalized learning.

Hey Higher Ed, Why Not Focus On Teaching?

Stanford physics and education professor Carl Wieman won a Nobel Prize for his innovative, break-through work in quantum mechanics. Wieman has since levered the prestige and power of that prize to call attention to the need to transform undergraduate teaching, especially science education.<p>Wieman's …

Pedagogy

9 Surprising Amazon.com Perks for Teachers

We already love Amazon for its ability to get new novels to our Kindles in seconds, birthday presents to our homes in less than a day and for the …

I made my classroom look like the real world…and test scores soared

<i>Anthony Johnson is an elementary school teacher in North Carolina and a TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Below, he describes his innovative classroom</i> …

Teaching

We may have less than five years to change how we learn, earn and care

As Australian children go back to school, what should we be doing to get them ready for the fourth industrial revolution?<p>Over the course of the last year, at the World Economic Forum and elsewhere, I have asked participants two questions. First I ask for a show of hands on whether they feel …

World Economic Forum

4 Phrases All Teachers Say and No Students Understand

Think you have teacher clarity? Here are four Phrases All Teachers Say and No Students Understand