Characteristics of Rapidly Improving Schools with Bill Daggett

Jun 19, 2012 by PC Munoz
Contrary to popular opinion, schools in the US are getting better at educating students for the 21st century. Find out what the most rapidly improving schools have in common from Dr. Bill Daggett, CEO of the International Center for Leadership in Education.

Using Stories to Teach: How Narrative Structure Helps Students Learn

Jun 14, 2012 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.

Stories are fun to listen to, but did you know they also help students learn?  The human brain has a natural affinity for narrative structure, using the elements of story to organize information.  Should you hone your storytelling skills?

Disrupting K-12 Education: Innovating Learning with Michael Horn

Jun 5, 2012 by PC Munoz
The way students learn is ever changing with the constant development of innovative technology. Learn how disruptive innovation is changing 21st century K-12 education.

How to Rekindle the Love of Learning

May 22, 2012 by Corey Fitzgerald
Research demonstrates that, in the US, the motivation to learn declines steadily from third through ninth grade. How can parents and educators help young people rekindle the love of learning?

Creating a New Culture of Teaching and Learning with Alan November

May 10, 2012 by PC Munoz
Educator Alan November discusses how focusing on information, collaboration, and empathy can create a new culture of learning in the classroom. More>>

My Favorite Teachers: Mrs. Bandy and Dr. Gerald Canter

May 8, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
In honor of Teacher Appreciation week, Dr. Martha Burns acknowledges the important role of teachers and shares fond memories of two teachers she’ll never forget.

No-Cost Education Webinars with Michael Horn and Dr. Virginia Mann – Register Today!

May 3, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Join us for a complimentary webinar! May presenters feature educator and author Michael Horn, and Dr. Virginia Mann, professor of Cognitive Sciences at UC Irvine. Register today!

3 Tips for Encouraging Verbal Communication in Young Learners

May 1, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

Research shows that children from rich language environments start school with an advantage over their peers. What can parents do at home to help their children succeed?

Teaching with Poverty in Mind: How to Help At-Risk Students Succeed

Apr 24, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

How can educators help at-risk students from poverty succeed in the classroom? Author and educator Eric Jensen dives deep into the topic of teaching with poverty in mind, and suggests methods you can implement to help students become deeply engaged learners.

The Role of the Teacher in Blended Learning: Data, Management, and Student Support

Apr 17, 2012 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
What does the shift toward blended learning mean for today’s classroom teacher?   One certainty is that relationships between teachers and students are changing.  Learn how to excel in an evolving role.

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