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What Do Schools Risk By Going ‘Full Google’?

What Do Schools Risk By Going ‘Full Google’?

Google launches new tools for teachers and expands its brand among students.

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Teaching Strategies

Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

Students tackle tough computer science concepts by embodying the computational thinking behind them, all without ever touching a computer.

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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

| August 27, 2014 | 9 Comments

Play can release code from the rules and structures that drive it.

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What Would a ‘Slow Education Movement’ Look Like?

What Would a ‘Slow Education Movement’ Look Like?

| August 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Educator Shelley Wright argues that it’s time for a “slow education movement,” where children are allowed to learn at their own pace, but more slowly, freely and thoroughly.

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Access to Technology for Immigrant Students

Access to Technology for Immigrant Students

| August 26, 2014 | 5 Comments

How a ninth-grade teacher handles BYOD issues with a largely immigrant classroom.

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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

| August 25, 2014 | 12 Comments

A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.

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Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning?

Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning?

| August 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

Test how well you know some of these counterintuitive study tips.

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How Kids Are Learning to Code While Playing Minecraft

How Kids Are Learning to Code While Playing Minecraft

| August 22, 2014 | 6 Comments

To get ahead in the game, kids are learning to code their own Minecraft features.

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How To Choose A Learning Game

How To Choose A Learning Game

| August 22, 2014 | 6 Comments

Keep in mind some of the key elements of a good educational game when trying to sort through the hundreds of games available.

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Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

| August 21, 2014 | 53 Comments

Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.

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Starting From Scratch: A Public School Built on Dreams of Students and Parents

Starting From Scratch: A Public School Built on Dreams of Students and Parents

| August 20, 2014 | 10 Comments

A public school near San Diego is proving that district schools can be just as innovative as charters.

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The Poetic Dance Between Simplicity and Uncertainty in Physics

The Poetic Dance Between Simplicity and Uncertainty in Physics

| August 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

A beautiful animated video explaining the beauty of physics in everyday life.

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