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blog | August 17, 2018 | by Reza Clifton

Let Student Voices Ring—In and Out of School

Imagine building a bonfire in a local park—legally, of course. You start throwing in file folders filled with papers, and… Read More »

blog | July 27, 2018 | by Elizabeth Boucher

Allowing Students to Design Assessment Tools

As an educator, one would think that the point of every assessment would be clear to students. But if you… Read More »

blog | July 20, 2018 | by Monica Bulger and Patrick Davison

The Promises, Challenges, and Futures of Media Literacy

The Promises, Challenges, and Futures of Media Literacy addresses the “fake news” problem by evaluating the successes and failures of… Read More »

blog | July 13, 2018 | by Amy Gringas

Creating a Student Centered Choir Classroom

It happens at every concert.  I mentally recite all of the cues and gestures that I need to remember.  The… Read More »

blog | July 6, 2018 | by Bryant A. Estrada

Using Cooperative Learning to Increase Engagement and Understanding in Mathematics

Do you ever feel that your students aren’t engaged enough in the content you are currently teaching? As if the… Read More »

blog | June 29, 2018 | by Natasha Taylor

Youth Leading Youth and Transforming Education

GripTape is an organization that lets go. We let go of the common notion that young people are only capable… Read More »

blog | June 22, 2018 | by Students at the Center Hub Team

School Counselors: An Integral Part of School Change

If students are the heart of education, then school counselors are undoubtedly the ears. Counselors listen to students and work… Read More »

blog | June 15, 2018 | by Shuchi Grover

The 5th (C) of 21st Century Skills? Try Computational Thinking (Not Coding)

This article was originally posted in EdSurge on February 25, 2018. For better or worse, computing is pervasive, changing how and… Read More »

blog | June 8, 2018 | by Elsa Nuñez

Have You Ever Seen a Black Band-Aid?

As I have thought about describing my experiences with racial inequity in America, I wanted to do more than simply… Read More »

blog | June 1, 2018 | by Tara Garcia Mathewson

Don’t ask which ed tech products work, ask why they work

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every… Read More »

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