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Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

In this animated talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson discusses the world's current trend of reforming education and the reasons for doing...

Grit: Angela Duckworth

Is grit something you can teach kids? Angela Duckworth think so! In this video she talks about grit and why it's important for our children to have....

5 Steps to Foster Grit in the Classroom

As educators, we're always hoping that students will be able to struggle through and persevere when presented with a challenging problem or...

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....

Genius Hour: Resource Jackpot

There are a couple great things about this resource. First, you will be hard pressed to find more of a one-stop-shop when it comes to Genius Hour....

Engaging Digital Natives

Today's learners access information much more readily than ever before. Some would argue that students learn differently with the use of modern...

Ken Robinson: The Art of Teaching

In this short interview with Sir Ken Robinson, he makes it clear how important it is for teachers to view their work as "an art."  He speaks to...

ESSA: Every Student Succeeds Act Explained

In 2016 the government dismantled the No Child Left Behind laws that governed education in this country and replaced it with the newly fitted Every...

Taking on Cyberbullying on the YouTube Platform: A Teen Perspective

It can be scary letting students loose on YouTube.  With the uptick in cyber bullying, it is incredibly important to help our students become...

Carol Dweck: Praise and Growth Mindsets

The idea of a Growth Mindset was proposed by Carol Dweck and she continues to champion that in many fields today. As teachers, we love to celebrate...

Sugata Mitra: The Child-driven Education

"If children have interest, then education happens" - Arthur C. ClarkeThis TED Talk from Sugata Mitra is a fascinating look at what children can do...

Model the RIGHT Behaviors in Your Room

A common misconception is that modeling classroom behavioral and process practices is not teaching. Teacher and author Michael Linsin disagrees. In...

Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching

In an age of standardized testing, it seems like opportunities for students to think and produce work in creative ways have been pushed to the back...

Can Any School Foster Pure Creativity?

"The idea of teaching creativity in an environment that requires assessment, evaluation, and grading seems unlikely, if not impossible."  This...

Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever

Some people believe that creativity is an inherent skill that individuals are born with.  However, producing innovative ideas, creating...

Student Inspiration! Caine's Arcade

If you want to be inspired, look no further! We all have different ideas, desires, and motivators in life. This is no different for young students,...

Write for My Teacher, or Publish to the World?

Sometimes you read an article and it really makes you re-examine how you look at the world. Hopefully, that path of continual growth is one that you...

Evidence and Arguments: A Fishbowl Activity in Action

Maneuvering towards student understanding of a text's main ideas and primary arguments is an age-old teacher challenge.  One way to further...

Why Is Change So Hard?

Being a change leader in any situation is never easy, but it can be particularly hard in a school setting. Why is it so difficult? There are many...

John Kotter: The Heart of Change

Have you ever had a great idea, but other just didn't seem to be interested? Trying to get a group of people move into action can be difficult. This...