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Encouraging Creativity in Lesson Plans

“It can be incredibly easy to treat lesson planning like a checklist. Objective: check. Standards: check. Activity: check.” Education experts say there is a better way.

Carbon Neutral: Messages of Hope

At a time when it would be easy to scare them silly, educators need to empower kids instead. Kids need to know that change is possible.

The End of Discipline in the Classroom

Sure, kids will still act out, and we’ll offer practical tips on how to deal with that, but the current thinking on discipline is preemptive, rather than reactive. Change how ...

Trying to Lay Low

It isn’t easy to teach the history of decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada. We interviewed three gay men who were there and remember what it was like.

Password Management in the Classroom

Before Emilie Ritchen Elementary School in Oxnard, California adopted one-to-one digital devices, it was chaos. Multiple apps on multiple machines meant kids were always ...

Suspending Suspensions

Briana Robinson is no big fan of suspension as a disciplinary tool. “They come to school to learn and I want them to be in school as much as possible. When a student is ...

Learning with Podcasts

Podcasts are increasingly popular: One-third of Americans say they’ve listened to one in the past month, according to Reuters Institute’s latest Digital News Report. Educators ...