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The Maker Movement: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants to Own the Future

"Knowledge is a consequence of experience." -- PiagetMany teachers know that children learn best by doing. Champions of project-based learning have decades of research to support this, including Edutopia’s own compendium . In recent years, the Maker movement ... [Published Edutopia - 3 hours ago]
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The Connected Educator: It Begins with Collaboration

Collaboration has always been a key component of education both from a teaching standpoint and as a learning method. In the past, collaboration was hindered by space and time. In order to collaborate, people needed to be face to face in the same loca ... [Published Edutopia - 8 hours ago]
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4 Ways to Tap Into Teens and Technology Leadership

There may be a kernel of truth to the term "digital native" when it comes to children and technology. In its latest communication market report, Ofcom shares that the "peak age for digital understanding is 14-15," as reported by The Guardian .The learning ... [Published Edutopia - 12 hours ago]
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Resources on Engaging Student Voices

Explore resources related to recognizing and valuing student knowledge, input, and expertise and building student-centered learning environments where students make decisions about how learning happens.Related Tags: Student Engagement,Education Equity,Education ... [Published Edutopia - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Hate is a 4-Letter Word

When I was a district administrator, a parent called me, very distressed that a TIME for Kids article about 9-11 was being read in her fourth-grade child's classroom. She told me that she was sheltering her child from all news media. I responded that ... [Published Edutopia - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Creating Classrooms for Social Justice

A lot has been discussed and written about being an "educator for social justice." What does that really mean? In this post, I will break down a few basic classroom practices that allow teachers to engage with best practices in teaching core subjects ... [Published Edutopia - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

What Should "Gold Standard" PBL Include?

In my last post , I mentioned that the Buck Institute for Education is in the midst of developing a gold standard for project-based learning. In this Q&A, John Mergendoller, executive director of BIE, explains why he thinks this initiative is necessary ... [Published Edutopia - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Justice

Restorative justice is an effective alternative to punitive responses to wrongdoing. Inspired by indigenous traditions, it brings together persons harmed with persons responsible for harm in a safe and respectful space, promoting dialogue, accountability, ... [Published Edutopia - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Power of "I Don't Know"

The role of teaching has evolved. No longer are we the carriers of knowledge, giving it to students and assessing if they can repeat facts successfully. We are, instead, tasked with teaching students how to find answers themselves.And it all starts with ... [Published Edutopia - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Five-Minute Film Festival: Culturally Responsive Teaching

The changing racial and cultural landscape of America is certainly a much-discussed topic -- some researchers studying U.S. Census data and demographics even say that America could be a "minority majority" country as early as 2050 . While the barriers ... [Published Edutopia - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Resources for Connected Educator Month 2014

Edutopia is one of the many organizations, companies, and communities participating in the third annual Connected Educator Month (CEM) , a celebration of online communities of practice originally developed by the U.S. Department of Education with partners. ... [Published Edutopia - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Just Breathe: When Teachers Practice Mindfulness

Once in a while, a resource comes along that is so invaluable to our work as educators that I have to share it with you. Meena Srinivasan's new book, Teach, Breathe, Learn: Mindfulness In and Out of the Classroom , is such a resource. It speaks to a yearning ... [Published Edutopia - Sep 26 2014]

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...Questions like "How can my car go faster?" or "I like the way this looks, can I make it prettier?" are treated as valid, and in fact, potentially more valid than criteria imposed by anyone else, including a teacher...
...Linked from that page, " My Journey Into Connectedness ," by Rafranz Davis, and HowHow Do I Get a PLN? " by Tom Whitby, are two great places to start."
In a January 2014 school guidance package, U S Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan stated, "The need to rethink and redesign school discipline practices is long overdue."
...and celebrate allies against anti-LGBT language, bullying, and harassment in America's schools" Day of Silence : Student-led action aimed at "creating safe schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression" Gay and Lesbian History Month : An important perspective on history that is often left out

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The Maker Movement: Standing on the Shoulders o... [Published Edutopia - 3 hours ago]
Resources on Engaging Student Voices [Published Edutopia - 8 hours ago]
The Connected Educator: It Begins with Collabor... [Published Edutopia - 8 hours ago]
4 Ways to Tap Into Teens and Technology Leadership [Published Edutopia - 12 hours ago]
Hate is a 4-Letter Word [Published Edutopia - Sep 30 2014]
Creating Classrooms for Social Justice [Published Edutopia - Sep 29 2014]
What Should "Gold Standard" PBL Include? [Published Edutopia - Sep 29 2014]
The Power of "I Don't Know" [Published Edutopia - Sep 27 2014]
Five-Minute Film Festival: Culturally Responsiv... [Published Edutopia - Sep 26 2014]
Resources for Connected Educator Month 2014 [Published Edutopia - Sep 26 2014]
8 Tips for Schools Interested in Restorative Ju... [Published Edutopia - Sep 26 2014]
Just Breathe: When Teachers Practice Mindfulness [Published Edutopia - Sep 26 2014]
The Reflective Teacher: Taking a Long Look [Published Edutopia - Sep 25 2014]
Heteronormativity in Schools [Published Edutopia - Sep 25 2014]
A Lesson About Cesar Chavez and Civil Rights [Published Edutopia - Sep 25 2014]
Embracing Student Creativity with a Wonder Shelf [Published Edutopia - Sep 24 2014]
Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work! [Published Edutopia - Sep 24 2014]
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Common Core in Action: Examining 2 Texts in the... [Published Edutopia - Sep 22 2014]
Cognitively Priming Students for Learning [Published Edutopia - Sep 22 2014]
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Blended Learning in the Mix: The Informed Parent [Published Edutopia - Sep 19 2014]
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This Ain't Your Momma's Open House [Published Edutopia - Sep 18 2014]
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