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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Each student is unique and learns in different ways. There are many ways to use this diversity as a classroom strength.
Lack of time and administrative support are just some of the obstacles to using games in the classroom.
Simple, elegant solutions work, no matter the discipline.
Teachers finding the most success are good at creatively connecting the game back to the curriculum, while allowing it to maintain the qualities of a good game.
Without trust, students don’t have the space to build the skills they’ll need to learn on their own.
The best student video tutorial creators are sometimes made the kids who’ve struggled the most to understand.
High school students at Science Leadership Academy explain what they value in their education.
The conversation about what kids need to know and to be able to do by the end of high school has gradually shifted over the past several years to emphasize not just rigorous content goals, but also less tangible skills, such as creative thinking, problem-solving and collaboration.