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An encouraging new report describes preliminary, first-year outcomes from a study of 3,000 middle school students that shows kids can, in fact, learn more in science classrooms that adopt a well-designed, project-focused curriculum.
Now, more than ever before, teachers could use creative, innovative teamwork to help them ensure success.
A non-profit is offering a $15 million dollar prize to the private technology company that can develop a free, open-source scaleable software that children around the world can use to teach themselves reading and math.
Students own their struggles and strengths when they lead parent-teacher conferences.
Despite the focus on specialization, there’s still an argument to be made for liberal arts education.
Regularly looking at student work throughout the creation process gives teachers insight into how the project is hitting home and gives students important feedback.