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Does technology in schools improve education?

The OECD has just given the world an F when it comes to using computers to improve educational outcomes in schools and to give teenagers the digital …

How an art history class became more engaging with Twitter

When I was a college student, art history courses revolved around a 1960s-era carousel slide projector. Its monotonous humming and clicking in the …

Teaching the Confederate Flag Controversy

Schools across the United States are dealing with the question of what to do about displays of the Confederate flag on campus. Last week around…

'Why was Mabini not standing?' History professors react

Digitally colorized portrait of Apolinario Mabini. <i>Presidential Museum and Library PH</i><p>MANILA -- History professors are baffled that some college …

Some Excellent Web Tools to Give Students A Voice in Class

September 24, 2015<br>At the core of progressive pedagogy is the empowerment of students by giving them a voice in class and making them part of the …

E-learning can have positive effect on classroom learning, scholar says

Traditional classroom teaching in higher education could learn a thing or two from online teaching, otherwise known as e-learning, according to a …

What Really Happened When Columbus ‘Discovered’ America: A Real History Lesson

by Arjun Walia <br>Collective Evolution<p>Prior to the ‘discovery’ of the Americas by Europeans, scholars have estimated the pre-contact era population to …

Essential Habits of an Excellent Educator

Establishing Winning Workflows<p>A workflow is as it sounds: how the work flows in your classroom. There are as many ways to set up these routines as …