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New High School in Philadelphia Makes Learning Personal

By Dale Mezzacappa and Allison Welton
on Mar 25, 2015 01:13 PM

Building 21 is one of three innovative high schools started this year designed to transform the educational experience for students. 101 more words

Educational Technology

Keeping it unreal

A student completing nightly worksheets assumes there is a greater purpose. Not so an old teacher like me.

My 8th-grade son delivered his usual stack of homework this week. 510 more words


Collaborative Learning in Music - Get With The Team

Welcome to the first post for 2015.  In this post, I would like to examine and explore the reasons that we play music in ensembles. This has in fact been a learning journey for me in my career as a music educator. 2,367 more words

Music Education

educationalist04 reblogged this on The Learning Renaissance and commented:

This is the latest work of my Australian colleague, Phil Rooke, who has a way with words and music. I recommend it for its sound theoretical underpinning and practical panache...

Space Images for Educators - the Hubble Telescope

Following on from my earlier post about NASA resources for educators, I thought this site which deals specifically with images generated from the Hubble Telescope would be of interest… 8 more words


Innovative school design to reinvent education

Factory-like school buildings are out; “learning environments” are in. In a recent talk on “Global Shifts in Education,” organised by Education Design Architects, architect and planner Prakash Nair spoke on new ways of designing schools that’ll be in step with how learning actually happens. 218 more words

Day 111 - GES: A Marketplace of Learning

Geist Elementary School students and faculty have come together this spring to impact their community! As a school-wide project-based learning experience, classroom pairs have collaborated on products for the GES Marketplace, set to take place on March 31st. 9 more words