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By: Jean Fleming. Measures of Academic Progress Assessment, or MAP test, is a system that gathers inputs from different kinds of assessment, …Learning
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 …Education
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 …Kids
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 …Students
This infographic, “Competency-Based Teacher Preparation & Professional Development,” outlines how the role of teachers is changing amid broader …Education
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 …Innovation
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 …Education
Andrew MillerProject-Based LearningAndrew Miller firmly addresses some common misunderstandings about PBL, including the ideas that projects are …Problem-based Learning
Dr. Reshan RichardsFormative AssessmentTo assess your students' ongoing awareness of what and how they're learning, consider using cameras, …Mobile Technology
Image credit: ThinkstockElena AguilarTeacher LeadershipAfter nearly 20 years in her district, a former teacher and instructional coach describes the …Systems Thinking
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 …Reform
The Independent Project/ image from Charles Tsai’s movieWhen Sam Levin was a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, …Education
By David Price
Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us. Wikipedia’s first incarnation, …Learning
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 …e-Learning
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 …Education
Infighting accomplishes nothing, except cause more dissension, according to Matthew Roth.Life Skills
Educators around the world have been making expeditions to Finland to learn the secrets of the nation’s top performing students. Finnish students …Finland
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
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 …Robots
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A few of the 494 teachers with lessons in Algebra:
A few of the 254 teachers with lessons in Geometry:
A few of the 197 teachers with lessons in …Education
The SpicyNodes chefs are hard at work creating the next generation of interactive data experiences using SpicyNodes on the iPad. SpicyNodes excels …Wikipedia
"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 …Writing
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 …iPhone
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 …Education
Alex Ragone/FlickrThe excerpt below is from the book “Building a Community of Self-Motivated Learners: Strategies to Help Students Thrive in School …Literacy
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 …Students
When we change our words we change our mindset... words matter. #edchat pic.twitter.com/OHyWp5u1k9
This is so true! #teachertweet #EDchat pic.twitter.com/LQkMow2Rp6