Suzy Ramsden

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How to Make Every Grade More Like Kindergarten

When Mitch Resnick was growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, he and his little brother were always making up new games. For example, he says, "In the basement, throw a tennis ball so it goes between the pipes in the ceiling for two points, and bounces off the pipe for one point."<p>His parents …

Makerspaces

Global Warming Survey

Global Warming Survey<p>This survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who has already responded. This survey received 64 responses in around 5 days - …

Minecraft and The Future of Transmedia Learning

EPIC HEADSHOP: The Evolution of Minecraft<p>When my 8-year-old son typed “epic headshop at 31;65” into the command prompt, I realized the Minecraft I …

6 Minecraft lesson ideas for your Common Core math class

From graphing paper to algebra puzzles, one teacher shares tons of practical lesson ideas for turning math class into “Mathcraft”<p><i>Ed. note: For more</i> …

Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Make History Come Alive<p>There are many already-created three-dimensional replica structures, like the Roman Colosseum and the Globe Theatre in London, …

Education Technology

'Minecraft: Education Edition' launches this June

Microsoft's official <i>Minecraft: Education Edition</i> will begin its life in an early access program (kind of like how the original game did) in June. The idea here is to allow educators a chance to give the blocky building game a test run over summer break so they can see how it'd fit into their …

“Nursery Fields Forever” Reconnects Early Childhood Education with Nature

Winner of the AWR International Ideas Competition to design a new nursery school, “Nursery Fields Forever” reimagines what nursery schools could be …

Mind fudge: my problem with the traditional v progressive thing

Now, I have to admit that I don't spend very much time reading a lot of theory, nor with engaging with the traditional versus progressive...