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When Science Class Is in a Former Macy’s

Charter schools are popping up in struggling malls as landlords look for alternative tenants and communities seek to increase educational opportunities.

Unfulfilled Promise The Forty-Year Shift from Print to Digital and Why It Failed to Transform Learning

The shift from print to digital is the most significant change in how human beings learn since the printing press. It marked a shift from ...

Why Doesn’t Every Office Building Have A Microschool?

More businesspeople… as well as employers, are recognizing the value of small, personalized schools and similar learning spaces and are exploring ways to bring microschools ...
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Next Wave of Microschool Founders are More Diverse, Less Likely to be Educators

The face of microschooling is changing — from the racial diversity and professional background of its founders to how these small, nontraditional learning centers finance ...
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School Fit: A Teacher’s Reflection

Can a school really make a dramatic difference to a student? This teacher from The Sycamore School certainly feels that it does in experience and ...
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Intergenerational Learning Ideas

Forging connections between young learners and older people can strengthen SEL skills like empathy and community building – 3 ways students and older adults can ...
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Ten Innovative Educational Programs Awarded Grants to Transform Learning

Micro schools, rooted in a tradition of cooperative and small-scale learning, are envisioned to become diverse, sustainable, and impactful alternatives within the educational landscape. To ...

How to teach media literacy to children

Kids and teens are growing up in a media maelstrom. “We’re handing kids these devices and they can reach anyone at any time, and anyone ...

How to Get Students Talking About Their Learning

These simple strategies can help motivate middle and high school students to have engaging and productive classroom discussions.
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Studying birds can help students’ interests in conservation take flight

A Smithsonian program empowers students to engage with the natural world by observing wild birds in their own backyards. Students can forge deeper connections to ...

Silicon Valley Visionaries Gather to Discuss Innovative Education and Raising Tomorrow’s Leaders

Join us for an insightful dialogue on progressive education and raising tomorrow’s leaders, while raising critical funds for UP Academy’s project based learning programs and ...
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Fly-fishing class catches student engagement and teacher’s passion

Nokomis Regional High School in central Maine incorporates English standards for reading, writing, speaking and listening in a fly-fishing course launched last spring.

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