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Designing Spaces for Learning

What does it look like when you design the classroom and student spaces to amplify learning?  See how Elizabeth Forward Schools energized the...

Computational Thinking: A Digital Age Skill for Everyone

Computational thinking allows learners to leverage technology to boost their own critical and creative thinking processes.  The International...

Computer Science as a Core Subject

Thought leaders in the educational technology space surrounding computer science share their thoughts about the future of math, making a case for...

Class of the Future: A Student-Created Video Showcase

Can you imagine what the classroom will look like in the near future?  A team of students from the Class of 2015 created and produced a video to...

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...

Moonshot Thinking: Solve for X

Google X is a hub of "moonshot" thinking.  There isn't a problem too big or too audacious that can't be solved when you approach it with a...

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...

TEDed Lesson Example: Think

Watch, Think, Dig Deeper, Discuss...The TEDed website makes it really easy to create lessons that get kids thinking. This is an example lesson from...

A Case for Curiosity

Curiosity is a the heart of student exploration, and learning as a whole. Ainissa Ramirez, in this article from Edutopia, makes a case for keeping...

Teaching Math With Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program built for architects and designers. However, because it is free and easy to use, many Math teachers...

Google SketchUp for Beginners: Part One

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program built for architects and designers. Its uses range from designing 3D printing projects to creating art...

Google SketchUp for Beginners: Part Two

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program built for architects and designers. If you are just starting with your exploration of SketchUp, we...

SketchUp in the Classroom

Google SketchUp isn't just for math or engineering!  Want some real examples of using SketchUp in the classroom?  This resource visits the...

Lesson Example: Google SketchUp

No matter how awesome a tool is, how a teacher utilizes that tool to create learning experiences is the most important. This is also the most time...

3D Printing With Google SketchUp

This video isn't for beginners! But, if you are running a makerspace and have access to a 3D printer this video has some awesome information. Google...

Record Music With UJAM Software

There are lots of programs out there for recording music and producing final compositions. However, many of them are not free and require more...

Using Makey Makey in the Classroom

Produce, produce, produce! When students produce original work, they make deeper connections and think more deeply. This video will introduce you to...

#Produce in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #4: PRODUCEAt Pyxis we believe that learning occurs When learners get their hands dirty. There is a...

Students As Producers: An Introduction

Giving students the opportunity to create something original is an important part of the learning process. This article from the Center for Teaching...