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The Future of Personalized Learning is Now

By: Jean Fleming. Measures of Academic Progress Assessment, or MAP test, is a system that gathers inputs from different kinds of assessment, …


Why Do Students Pick Teacher A or Teacher B? Who Would You Pick? - NL Main Site

What if we asked our students about the type of work they would prefer to do while in class? It may reveal a lot about what choices they would make …


No More Homework Battles

No More Homework Battles
Six Tips For Helping Kids Fall in Love With Learning

By Dr. Charles Fay

Battles over reading, writing, and arithmetic too often …


Do You Know Me? The Voice of a Disgruntled Student in a Boring Class - Getting Smart by John Hardison - creativity, edchat, edreform, EdTech, students, stuvoice

Dear Boring Teacher,

Do you know me? I’m the sixteen year-old bedecked in hand-me-down Nikes, baggy jeans that reveal a little too much of my Hanes …


Infographic: Competency-Based Teacher Prep & PD

This infographic, “Competency-Based Teacher Preparation & Professional Development,” outlines how the role of teachers is changing amid broader …


Performance-Based Assessment in Action

Close your eyes and imagine an innovative school, a next-generation school that excels at preparing students to thrive in college and career.The post …


Does Student Motivation Even Matter?

Engagement isn't necessarily a recipe for academic gains, suggests a new report on global education.

At schools around the globe, girls outscore boys, and bored students are better test takers than their more motivated peers. These topsy-turvy observations are the latest findings in a report from …


My PBL Pet Peeves: 4 Common Misconceptions

Andrew MillerProject-Based LearningAndrew Miller firmly addresses some common misunderstandings about PBL, including the ideas that projects are …

Problem-based Learning

The Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Document Learning with Mobile Technology

Dr. Reshan RichardsFormative AssessmentTo assess your students' ongoing awareness of what and how they're learning, consider using cameras, …

Mobile Technology

How to Divorce Your District

Image credit: ThinkstockElena AguilarTeacher LeadershipAfter nearly 20 years in her district, a former teacher and instructional coach describes the …

Systems Thinking

Testing Resistance & Reform News: March 21 - 24, 2015

The testing resistance continues to expand rapidly across the U.S. with assessment reform news updates from two dozen states in just the past four …


This Is What a Student-Designed School Looks Like

The Independent Project/ image from Charles Tsai’s movieWhen Sam Levin was a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, …


Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens


By David Price

Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us. Wikipedia’s first incarnation, …


The 10 questions to ask before you start your one-to-one program

Asking the right questions can make all the difference, says a one-to-one pro.When preparing for one-to-one programs, schools today spend too much …


With Fewer New Teachers, Why Do Some Stick Around?

Earlier this month, we reported on an alarming drop in enrollment at teacher training programs in several large states. Considering the job's long hours, generally low pay and unpopular testing requirements, many teachers in our audience weren't surprised by the trend.

This made us wonder: Why, in …


HOPS teaches gifted students real life skills

Infighting accomplishes nothing, except cause more dissension, according to Matthew Roth.

Life Skills

Tossing Out Teaching by Subject as Part of a Modern High School Education

Educators around the world have been making expeditions to Finland to learn the secrets of the nation’s top performing students. Finnish students …


Moving from professional development to personalized learning

I’m a believer in the following statement:“Development is something that happens to you; learning is something that you make happen.”And, if like me, …

Professional Development

What SXSW can teach us about the future of machines

It's 2015. Where are our flying cars?

According to AeroMobil, a prototype car/aircraft hybrid that made an appearance at this year's South by Southwest conference, they may be just around the corner. The company announced that it plans to have such a vehicle available to consumers in just two years …


Interactive Classroom Platforms by ScottKinkoph

Allows you to replace the uploaded background image. It will take up to an hour for the image to change everywhere. More info...

Glean — Find the best videos in education for you

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Spicynodes : Home

The SpicyNodes chefs are hard at work creating the next generation of interactive data experiences using SpicyNodes on the iPad. SpicyNodes excels …


Write yourself in. Figment

"Learn to fall in love with the words on the page every single day, over and over. You're capturing characters, ideas and entire worlds on pale, thin …


The 5 Best iPhone Apps of the Week

Try Tether, which unlocks your Mac when you're nearby

It seems like hundreds of new iPhone apps pop up every week, but which ones should you bother trying? We explored the App Store and found some apps actually worth downloading.


Tether works a lot like those keys that unlock your car when …


Zeroing out Zero Tolerance

Urban districts are increasingly doing away with harsh, no-excuses discipline—a tactic that was once seen as the only way to address misconduct at big, high-poverty schools.

Last month, New York City's Department of Education, under Chancellor Carmen Fariña, called for an end to principal-led school …


What Motivates A Student’s Interest in Reading and Writing

Alex Ragone/FlickrThe excerpt below is from the book “Building a Community of Self-Motivated Learners: Strategies to Help Students Thrive in School


Why We Need To Value Students’ Spatial Creativity

By Jonathan Wai

At 16, Albert Einstein wrote his first scientific paper titled “The Investigation of the State of Aether in Magnetic Fields.” This was …


Dr. Justin Tarte on Twitter

When we change our words we change our mindset... words matter. #edchat

Jessica Rikard on Twitter

This is so true! #teachertweet #EDchat