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How Do We Prepare Teachers to Teach Coding?

By: Dr. Megan Nickels. The need for teaching computer science in K-12 classrooms has become a national priority, and teachers can learn to coding by simply trying out these resources and learning right along with their students.

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10 Simple Steps for GenDIYers to Find Meaningful Work

By utilizing relationships through a social entrepreneurship fellowship, plus a support system of close friends and mentors, a GenDIYer redefined his quarter-life “crisis” into a quarter-life breakthrough.

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Smart Review | Science Comic Series is Fun Reading

In the past few years there’s been a small but steady stream of great new nonfiction comics and graphic novels produced. Here are two recent science-focused releases from a series that I would recommend as optional or supplemental classroom reading.

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5 Myths of Project-Based Learning Dissected and Debunked

By: Andrew Larson. There are often misconceptions about project-based learning, so here are five PBL myths addressed from my own perspective and experience working in a school and system that has successfully implemented PBL.

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The Top 3 Benefits and Challenges of Online College Degrees

By: Susanne Loxton. Online college degrees can seem like an ideal way for busy professionals to complete higher education, and there are definitely opportunities to doing so. However, there are also some challenges to consider when ensuring it's the right choice for you.

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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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Is it a Project or an Activity? Project-Based Learning and its Cousins

In an effort to help educators select a strategy appropriate for intended outcomes, here is a framework for variations on project-based learning (PBL) as part of our "It's a Project-Based World" campaign.

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Online Learning as a Viable Option For Building Real Time Skills

By: Paul LeBlanc. The question is no longer whether online learning is a viable option, but which pathway matches your needs and can help you develop necessary life and career skills.

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