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Classrooms where students actually work with scientists!

In Santa Barbara, California, The National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) run a program called Kids Do Ecology. This inquiry based program is for primary school students and includes a… 198 more words

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Global education in Broward County

This post features my district’s Global Scholars Coordinator, Camille Edwards, who wrote this piece originally for Education Week. Take it away, Camille!

Beginning its third year at Broward County Public Schools, the  741 more words

5 Ways I Screwed up (and Fixed) Project Based Learning in My Classroom - Cooper on Curriculum

About a month ago I was chatting with a colleague who was inspired to implement project based learning (PBL) in her classroom, took it upon herself to do so, and her first attempt at it was a complete flop.

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I have an idea ... instructional leadership in secondary education

In 2015, I was fortunate enough to have an instructional leadership role for technology as part of my school’s BYOD program.  I worked with every faculty in the school across Year 7-12 to build the capacity of teachers to use technology to transform learning. 518 more words


Can young children benefit from independent study in history?

Yesterday I had the privilege of guest teaching a course entitled “Historians, Communities and the Past” which is taught by my good friend Tim Compeau, PhD at Huron University College here in London. 396 more words


Climate Action: 250 Schools, 69 Countries Focusing on Climate Change

By Koen Timmers

As a student, I frequently learned via boring textbooks about certain subjects, and I remember very little about those topics since I didn’t make any emotional connection and thus wasn’t engaged. 1,307 more words


St Charles students voice tools for positive mental health

St Charles Catholic Primary Ryde students are full of knowledge of how to achieve positive mental health.

Year 6 led the school’s annual Health and Wellbeing Festival on 19 October, a week after their peers narrated a series of short films to promote Mental Health Month for… 680 more words

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