Chris Lehmann

Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble

Why Inquiry Learning is Worth the Trouble

| January 29, 2013 | 21 Comments

Nearly seven years after first opening its doors, the Science Leadership Academy public magnet high school* in Philadelphia and its inquiry-based approach to learning have become a national model for the kinds of reforms educators strive towards. But in a talk this past weekend at EduCon 2.5, the school’s sixth-annual conference devoted to sharing its […]

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What’s Worth Investing In? How to Decide What Technology You Need

What’s Worth Investing In? How to Decide What Technology You Need

| October 11, 2012 | 17 Comments

Lenny Gonzalez The promise of technology in the pursuit of learning is vast — and so are the profits. The SIIA valued the ed-tech market at $7.5 billion. With daily launches of new products promising to solve all manner of problems — from managing classrooms to engaging bored students with interactive content to capturing and […]

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Five Inspiring TED Talks

Five Inspiring TED Talks

| February 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

By Katie Stansberry I’m a big fan of TED talks, short presentations by engaging speakers on a variety of topics, so I picked five videos that I thought were particularly valuable for educators. Here are a few videos that will help you keep your mind active, even if you’re stuck indoors this weekend. Joseph Lekuton […]

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