This article explores the power of informal learning experiences in science learning. Check it out!
This article tells the story of one educator's choice to completely eliminate grades in order to re-engage students and himself in learning. Interesting read!
Check out this video that has students teach the class - a very innovative way to engage students in their learning experiences!
Check out this video - a great example of the impact arts education can have on all learners!
This article speaks to how charter schools' openings and closings impact students and their families. Take a look! http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/11/05/11closures.h34.html?r=132616505&preview=1
This article highlights the current debate over the changes proposed to the APUSH curriculum in Jefferson County in Denver, CO. Take a look! http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/10/03/07jeffco.h34.html
This article speaks to how technology can create interactive learning opportunities in a higher ed setting. It can also help us remember that engaging students isn't just a K-12 issue. http://onwardstate.com/2014/10/20/krause-innovation-studio-hints-at-the-future-of-education/
This article speaks to how formative assessments, portfolios, and a holistic view of the child can be incredible effective, motivating tools for teachers and students. Take a look!
Interesting idea - check out this blog post about how Disney is funding ways to help schools internationally enhance educational experiences, and bring a creative vein into the classroom:
Check out this article - it certainly seems to capture many elements of CRISPA, allowing students to engage in their learning experiences in imaginative and active ways.
"However silly or innocuous our pillaging dramatization might have been compared to a true Anglo-Saxon tribal experience, the imaginative act allowed students to experiment with the emotional intensity inherent in the text in a safe public environment."