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Place-Based Learning: Wherever You Are, Whenever You Go

By: Gary Gruber. There is an entire world outside of the formal classroom full of rich learning experiences for students. Here are ideas and resources to help you connect them to it.

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How to Create a New Culture of Learning

By: Julie Keane. All of the ingredients necessary to empower and inspire teachers and learners in the 21st-Century are within our grasp, so now is the time to create new recipes for professional development.

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What We are Doing to Ensure High-Quality PBL for All

By: Bob Lenz. This fall, the Buck Institute for Education will be leading an initiative to design, develop and disseminate a set of nationally and internationally recognized guidelines for the practice of high-quality PBL. Learn more about joining this project.

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Four Classroom Strategies for Integrating Critical Thinking and Kinesthetic Learning

By: Sandra L. Love. Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process, so engage students through movement. Here are four strategies for integrating critical thinking and kinesthetic learning in the classroom.

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Civic Education: Can Games Make the Grade?

By: Victoria Van Voorhis. Game-based learning invites students to experience subjects such as civics for themselves in new ways, motivating them to learn even more about the content.

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NTN envisions a nation where every public school has the capacity to realize the full potential of each student. We are a national non-profit school development organization that partners with districts & charter schools to implement an innovative school model so that all students graduate college and career ready.

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Why Schools Shouldn’t Go It Alone on Personalized Learning

By: Betheny Gross and Colleen McCann. While visiting schools we've observed that it's best for educators to find outside "thought partners" who can help them think through key decisions and a sound game plan for personalizing student learning.

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Two Key Points for Understanding Imagination in Education

By: Gillian Judson. Imagination in learning is often misunderstood--thought of as more frill than necessity. We must realize the value of imagination in education, and how it can be used to make learning engaging for all students.

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