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How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles

How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles

| February 10, 2015 | 2 Comments

Observations of early America by Alexis de Tocqueville helped articulate the nation’s values. With the guidance of an inquiry based teacher, students create their own interpretations of democracy in America.

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How Professors Can Bolster Inquiry in College Using K-12 Tech Tricks

How Professors Can Bolster Inquiry in College Using K-12 Tech Tricks

| February 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

Simple technology tools can enhance the learning experience in the college setting.

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What Do We Really Mean When We Say ‘Personalized Learning’?

What Do We Really Mean When We Say ‘Personalized Learning’?

| February 2, 2015 | 23 Comments

The definition of “personalized learning” is as varied as the richness of instruction tailored to learners.

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How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices?

How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices?

| January 19, 2015 | 6 Comments

Librarians may be a teacher’s best resource when it comes to implementing inquiry-based teaching strategies.

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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 | 4 Comments

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

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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 | 38 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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What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

| December 3, 2014 | 4 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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Students Tell All: What It’s Like to Be Trusted Partners in Learning

Students Tell All: What It’s Like to Be Trusted Partners in Learning

| October 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

High school students at Science Leadership Academy explain what they value in their education.

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The Thrill of Converting Math-Haters Into Appreciators Through Inquiry

The Thrill of Converting Math-Haters Into Appreciators Through Inquiry

| October 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Teaching math as intellectual discipline and a creative endeavor could help a generation of students learn to love numbers.

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Can Project-Based Learning Close Gaps in Science Education?

Can Project-Based Learning Close Gaps in Science Education?

| September 26, 2014 | 51 Comments

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.

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