Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
Check out some resources meant to help education leaders find ways transform the vision and goals of schools to move towards applied, connected and real-world learning opportunities for students.
Asking users about their needs can open up the possibilities of what can be addressed by schools. As a result of design thinking, one school created a separate parents’ center.
A school in a low-income neighborhood in Tampa is tapping into community members to be a part of the learning experience for the children and the adults.
A survey of African American homeschooling families found that most left traditional school to avoid racism.
Inserting longer pauses throughout classroom instruction time can help students and educators open up to greater possibilities.
Learning management systems, like Blackboard and Moodle, have helped educators manage assignments. However, the LMS can be an obstacle to letting students take their work with them while connecting to the greater world.
Studies with wooden blocks show “that children who play with blocks learn language better and have better cognition.”
Thom Markham sees an opportunity for teachers to tell stories about themselves and their profession to give more voice to what’s important to them.