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How can we use Connected Learning principles to promote 21st century learning?

Do Now | July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

How can we use Connected Learning principles to promote 21st century learning?

Kids are learning everywhere. Today, the traditional school forms a single, albeit important, node in a larger learning environment. The model of Connected Learning acknowledges this shift in where students learn, how they learn, who they learn from, and how they express that learning.

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Number Crunching: Four Resources That Use Food to Teach Middle School Math

PBS LearningMedia | April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Number Crunching: Four Resources That Use Food to Teach Middle School Math

By Katie O’Mahoney As a middle school math teacher, I was constantly looking for ways to incite my students’ interests in math.  Unsurprisingly, and without fail, my students were always the most engaged when the lesson felt relevant and meaningful to their life, and when it centered on food.  However, I often found that such […]

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