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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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Equitable Education for Students in Poverty Starts with the Teacher

In "Poor Students, Rich Teaching," author Eric Jensen discusses how teachers who choose to better understand poverty and work to change mindsets can be one of the biggest factors in making a difference for these students.

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Smart Review | Education App Gets Kids AND Parents Engaged in Learning

Our staff tested out the new mobile learning app Epic Heroes of Knowledge, which gets both children and parent engaged in learning fun through traditional and non-academic subjects.

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Rethinking High School Graduation Requirements: Project & Microcredentials

The majority of graduation requirements in today's schools have looked similar for over a century. It's time to rethink what today's graduates should know and be able to do, as well as our teaching approach.

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How to Motivate Your Student For Back-to-School

By: Letise Dennis. From the youngest to the oldest in your household, they all have unique and individual motivational factors. So this year, when preparing for back-to-school, try these ideas for getting K12 students motivated based on their age.

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Next Generation Science Standards Aligned Open Simulations and Tools

The funding needed to implement NGSS in schools unfortunately means some districts will be left out. However, here are several standards aligned open simulations and tools that can still provide access to this teaching and learning approach.

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GlobalEd Connectivity in the Kindergarten Classroom

By: Sharon E. Davison. Here are several online platforms and techniques I use in my kindergarten classroom for modeling appropriate online etiquette and helping my students develop an early global awareness.

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