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Visualization of Information: David McCandless

In this TED Talk, David McCandless explores the idea of how we look at information. Information by itself really isn't all that powerful until it is...

An Introduction to Technology Integration

Why technology?  Students of today are creating using digital tools, not analog.  Learning is being connected and extended with the advance of...

The Four Characteristics of Authentic Learning

What type of experience do your students get when they enter your classroom? Will their skills transfer to other aspects of their future lives?...

Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

From the TED website:In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools'...

Produce: Kelvin Doe at TEDx

What happens when learners are allowed to be passionate and explore in the process of creation? We think it is best if we let Kelvin Doe explain....

PBL: Minecraft Math Project - Entrepreneur

Here is a great way to use Minecraft as a tool to get students thinking about budgets and starting their own businesses. In this project, students...

PBL: Am I Doing it Right?

Many times educators that are beginning the Project Based Learning (PBL) journey focus solely on the lesson design. This is, of course, and extremely...

PBL: Intro to Project Based Learning

The Buck Institute for Education is a great resource for all things Project Based Learning. This video will outline and fill in...

Foreign Language News! TV5

Looking for a way to immerse your students in French culture? This website is a great place to visit. The TV5MONDE website is a French site that...

Creating a Makerspace

The concept of allowing students to be explorers and producers in the learning process is at the heart of the "maker movement." Unfortunately, many...

8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling

While it's important for students to become creators of content rather than just consumers, the steps to get them creating a quality product are not...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Rubric

When you're ready to assess student digital stories, it will be helpful to use a rubric.  No need to create your own when Kathy Schrock, creator...

Digital Storytelling as Authentic Assessment

In order to help students develop 21st century skills, they will need to move beyond the traditional tests normally given and be providing more...

A Guide to Producing Digital Storytellers

In order to help students develop 21st century skills, they will need to move beyond the traditional tests normally given and be provided more...

STEM: Math Meets Biology

FOR REVIEWThe NRICH: Enriching Mathematics  website, published by the University of Cambridge, focuses on material that can enhance...

How to Write Effective Driving Questions

If we boil it down, the only reason humans know anything is because we wanted to answer questions. We are inquisitive and often relentless when it...

PBL: Start to Finish

In this video, Edutopia examines life at Manor New Technology High School. Their use of Project Based Learning is a vehicle for student choice...

STEM: A Student Perspective

Ready to be inspired? This student is sharing her learning by recording a video series on the importance of STEM in her learning experience. She...

Lesson Example: Complete Polymers

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

Lesson Example: Alternative Energy

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...