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How Smartphones Can Make Smart Students

By: Blake Beus. When revisiting your classroom smartphone policy, make the decision to put your students' smartphones to work for you. Here are several apps that can help.

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Smart Review | The Power of Keeping it Simple

By: Adam Kulaas. In his book "The Power of Simple," author Kyle Wagner delivers a roadmap addressing a myriad of program design tasks directly associated with creating a learning experience driven by student voice and individualized learning.

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Where Friday Night Lights Meets Project-Based Learning

By: Grant Ryerse. Participating in a fundraising project for cancer research at my school helps me positively impact my community and myself through project-based learning.

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Learning

Giving Teachers The Freedom To Fail

By: Julie Keane. If teachers are expected to design and build innovative learning cultures for their students, it is critical that they are able to learn in trusted spaces that allow them opportunities to experiment and fail.

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It’s a Project-Based World. Let’s Prepare Students for It.

By: Bonnie Lathram, Bob Lenz and Tom Vander Ark. In this paper we discuss the need to provide today's students access to high-quality project-based learning for future success.

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Buck Institute for Education (BIE)

The nonprofit Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is the world's leading provider of K-12 resources and professional development for Project Based Learning (PBL). BIE believes all students can and should benefit from this transformational teaching method.

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Five Tips for Testing the Place-Based Education Waters

By: Jennifer Pieratt. The open-endedness of planning Place-Based Education can quickly go from exhilarating to overwhelming, so here are five tips to help teachers just dip their toe in the deeper learning pool.

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10 Challenges Deaf Students Face in the Classroom

By: Marilyn L. Weber. Here are 10 challenges that deaf and hard-of-hearing students often face in the classroom, along with guidelines for teachers on how to mitigate them.

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