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What Believing in the Possibilities Can Do For Learning and Teaching

What Believing in the Possibilities Can Do For Learning and Teaching

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Connecting with people through sincere positive beliefs can influence the brain and open it up for learning possibilities.

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Alternative to School Suspension Explored Through Restorative Justice

Alternative to School Suspension Explored Through Restorative Justice

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having stakeholders talk out incidents that would otherwise lead to school suspension is part of the effort to rethink school discipline.

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Can a Child’s Creativity and Persistence be Assessed by a Game?

Can a Child’s Creativity and Persistence be Assessed by a Game?

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Researchers are looking into how well “stealth assessments” embedded in video games could help measure less tangible qualities like creativity and persistence.

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How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning

How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning

| December 15, 2014 | 4 Comments

Student know how to play school like it’s a game, but if teachers change the rules, they just might appreciate it.

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Getting Excited About Engineering with Super-Awesome Sylvia

Getting Excited About Engineering with Super-Awesome Sylvia

| December 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

The girl who made making things fun on her web shows has a book explaining engineering and coding projects.

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How a Teen Knew She was Ready to Teach Computer Coding Skills

How a Teen Knew She was Ready to Teach Computer Coding Skills

| December 11, 2014 | 12 Comments

A high school junior decided to let her favorite ways to learn guide her when she became the teacher at an orphanage in Cambodia.

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Why Math Might Be The Secret To School Success

Why Math Might Be The Secret To School Success

| December 9, 2014 | 8 Comments

A new study is focusing on what works best to prepare kids for school. Math may be what really counts, say researchers, one of who describes it as “a lever to improve outcomes for kids longer term.”

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How Dissecting a Pencil Can Ignite Curiosity and Wonderment

How Dissecting a Pencil Can Ignite Curiosity and Wonderment

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Researchers are studying how engaging in design thinking and tinkering can help kids feel they have agency over the lives and surroundings.

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Being Conscientious About the Buzz Around STEM Education

Being Conscientious About the Buzz Around STEM Education

| December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

STEM, though sometimes misunderstood, has become a popular acronym to rally around, and that kind of publicity has been helpful to educators.

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What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

| December 3, 2014 | 3 Comments

Reflecting on one’s work can be instrumental to growth and improvement, but it’s an activity that’s often under utilized.

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