Real World Problem Solving

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) hosted their annual Symposium in Orlando, FL. last week. I attended—along with… Read More »

Studies show that the skills employers want in their employees align perfectly with the types of skills learners practice in… Read More »


Supporting Students: Investing in Innovation and Quality

This report describes the approach of the College Ready group at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It outlines five key design principles… Read More »

This paper outlines the research underlying successful project-based STEM education and refers educators to a unique curriculum that supports teachers… Read More »


Expanded Learning Time Innovation in Massachusetts Schools

This video highlights the successes of schools in Massachusetts implementing an expanded day, adding up to 300 hours to the… Read More »

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Global Education Conference

The Global Education Conference is a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world. The… Read More »

Multimedia, Video

Water Quality and Future Use of Loon Pond (Video)

This video provides an overview of how a 9th grade biology class was able to provide a civic service while gaining… Read More »

Multimedia, Website

Adobe Youth Voices

Adobe Youth Voices works to engage and inspire youth, aged 13-19, to get involved in their communities and build creative… Read More »

This article examines what current youth as researchers projects really look like. It describes the findings from focus groups and… Read More »


Youth Adult Partnership Rubric

This detailed rubric assesses the implementation level of several aspects of effective youth-adult partnerships. It can be used as a… Read More »

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