Teaching Kindness Essential to Reducing Bullying

This article by Lisa Currie first appeared on the Edutopia blog.


5 Science Videos To Think About Ethics, Habitat, and Climate Change

This appeared on the MInd/Shift blog.


Those Horrible Coin Problems - What To Do?

Here are some suggestions on dealing with coin problems from Dan Meyer.


Providing Feedback As Formative Assessment

This article is from Troy Hicks writing on the Edutopia blog.


How Stress Affects the Brain During Learning

This article first appeared on the Edudemic blog.


10 Tips for Becoming A Connected Educator

This article first appeared on Edutopia.


How to Connect Your Classroom: Case Study with Andrew Cohen of @Brainscape


How to Connect Your Classroom: Case Study with Andrew Cohen of @Brainscape


Start-ups are good for our country. Most students don’t know what they are. I want to infuse a start-up mentality in my classroom as I help students understand innovation. Creation is good. Inventing is hard. If you’re an independent thinker: hire yourself and create a start-up. Recently my ninth graders connected via Google Hangout with the CEO of Brainscape, Andrew Cohen.

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Students Lead the Learning At Democratic Schools

This article from Mind/Shift offers a glimpse into the Fairhaven School, a democratic school outside Washington, D.C.


5 Minute Film Festival: Future Ready Schools

Here are some excellent resources from Edutopia.


SAT: 43% Are Ready for College!

This article from Joanne Jacobs provides some fascinating, but scary statistics regarding college readiness.