Photos: Classrooms That Really Move

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:31
These traveling art studios, science labs, and greenhouses are reducing barriers to access by meeting students where they are.

Standards-Aligned Genius Hour

News from EDUTOPIA - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:05
Give your students a chance to follow their own interests with projects that meet state standards.

Using Clickers? A Note of Caution

News from EDUTOPIA - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:55
A new study shows that the popular edtech devices can improve fact retention but hinder deeper understanding.

9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics

News from EDUTOPIA - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 00:25
Keep your high school math students engaged with these techniques.

Projects That Have Been Put to the Test

News from EDUTOPIA - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:18
A team of researchers created and tested four social studies units that improved achievement among students in high-poverty schools. See how they did it—and download their curriculum.

New Study Shows the Impact of PBL on Student Achievement

News from EDUTOPIA - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:18
Researchers in Michigan show that project-based learning in high-poverty communities can produce statistically significant gains in social studies and informational reading.

Deeper Learning: A Collaborative Classroom Is Key

News from EDUTOPIA - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:09
Teach students how to listen and ask good questions with these exercises designed to scaffold deep, meaningful collaboration.

Teachers: Summer Reading to Cultivate Your Emotional Resilience

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 13:27
Immerse yourself in these books to renew yourself for the coming school year.

Meeting the Needs of Students With ADHD

News from EDUTOPIA - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 19:05
Steps you can take to foster greater productivity, order, and calm for these learners.

Fostering Confident Problem Solvers

News from EDUTOPIA - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:01
How one teacher uses project-based learning to empower her students to see themselves as agents of change in society.

Fire Up Your Class With Student-Interest Surveys

News from EDUTOPIA - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:36
What interests your students? Ask them, and then incorporate it into your curriculum. These tips will get you started.

Sharing Your Best Work With Other Teachers

News from EDUTOPIA - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 14:32
Eight ways you can share lessons or other great ideas with fellow teachers everywhere.

Get the Most Out of Summer

News from EDUTOPIA - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:21
Eight tips on incorporating relaxation and intentional planning for the year ahead into your summer so you can return to school refreshed.

A Giant Maker Project

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 22:05
K–12 students design and build 10-foot-tall puppets for a production of The BFG, and learn collaboration, engineering, and design thinking in the process.

Open-Source Learning in Action

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 15:53
Using community mentors and project-based learning, this rural high school is opening up opportunities for its students.

When Your School Is a Museum

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 00:21
In Grand Rapids, Michigan, an award-winning school has been the catalyst for a district turnaround after a 20-year decline.

Photos: A Look Inside the Grand Rapids Museum School

News from EDUTOPIA - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 00:21
A struggling district expands the concept of the school campus—using a museum, a zoo, and the city to teach its students.

Assistive Technology Can Benefit All Students

News from EDUTOPIA - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 15:16
Five tools for reading, writing, and time management that can help all students—not just those with learning disabilities.

Changing Who Gets to Make the World

News from EDUTOPIA - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 23:37
Two videos provide a glimpse into the learning and personal growth opportunities of designing and building.

Music as a Teaching Tool

News from EDUTOPIA - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 14:18
Incorporating music into almost any class can be a great way to teach content—and it doesn’t take special training or expensive resources.


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