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Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

| August 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 | 8 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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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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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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Shaking It Up: For-Profit University Aims to Compete With the Ivy League

Shaking It Up: For-Profit University Aims to Compete With the Ivy League

| August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A start-up university is rethinking everything about the college-experience and hoping to revolutionize higher education in the process.

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Could Robo-Readers Be Valuable Teaching Tools?

Could Robo-Readers Be Valuable Teaching Tools?

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sometimes impersonal feedback can be easier for students to accept and incorporate into their writing.

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For Public Schools, the Long and Bumpy Road to Going Digital

For Public Schools, the Long and Bumpy Road to Going Digital

| August 12, 2014 | 10 Comments

Despite every best intention, the transition to digital isn’t quite here yet.

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How Play Wires Kids’ Brains For Social and Academic Success

How Play Wires Kids’ Brains For Social and Academic Success

| August 7, 2014

Children learn their most important lessons on the playground, not in the classroom, researchers say.

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