Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
Katrina Schwartz is a journalist based in San Francisco. She's worked at KPCC public radio in LA and has reported, produced and blogged on health, climate change and local news for KQED in San Francisco.
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Librarians may be a teacher’s best resource when it comes to implementing inquiry-based teaching strategies.
Several schools, including ones in high-poverty areas, are making art critical to the learning of more academic subjects. They’re seeing remarkable student improvement as a result of arts integration.
Despite the uncertain financial standing of a cooking and gardening program, students are encouraged to take risks, even costly ones, all for the sake of learning.
Researchers are looking into how well “stealth assessments” embedded in video games could help measure less tangible qualities like creativity and persistence.
Student know how to play school like it’s a game, but if teachers change the rules, they just might appreciate it.
Researchers are studying how engaging in design thinking and tinkering can help kids feel they have agency over the lives and surroundings.
A rural Alabama school district made a significant investment in universal Internet access for students and breathed new life into a dying community.
Each student is unique and learns in different ways. There are many ways to use this diversity as a classroom strength.