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5 Strategies for Fostering Independence in a PBL Classroom

By: James Fester. In order to be successful in the 21st century world, students must learn to manage themselves and work effectively with groups of peers. A middle school teacher shares 5 strategies for creating student independence in a project-based learning classroom.

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6 Ways to Design a PD Session that Tackles Big School Challenge

By: Margaret Powers. A teacher shares more on how to plan a teacher PD workshop to help educators create their own schoolwide innovation cultures during the 2016 SXSWedu Ready Go! Summit.

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Incorporating Tech to Support English Language Learners

By: Bill King. English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are generating a lot of excitement over how they are transforming learning and changing the culture in their classrooms by integrating technology.

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Embracing Failure as a Necessary Part of Deeper Learning

By: Loretta Goodwin. In order for deep learning to occur, everyone needs to be reassured that there will be moments of failure. These need to be acknowledged, embraced and worked through as they are part of the process of creating innovative learning environments for all students.

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The State of Storytelling

By: Monica Brady-Myerov. One of the constant challenges teachers face is to get and keep their students’ attention. What's a simple answer? Tell a good story.

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Global Personalized Academics (GPA) is an innovative education company that provides unique educational opportunities for students and teachers around the world. GPA supports schools and students through its online course licensing, U.S. online academy and International dual-diploma program.

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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know Your Makerspace Needs

By: Lindsey Own - A makerspace teacher experienced a few surprises as her school's makerspace developed, including a shortage of unexpectedly critical makerspace items. Here are 10 items she recommends you have on hand from the beginning. Here are our top 10 unexpectedly critical makerspace components

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Supporting English Language Learners with Formative Assessments

By: Sarah Ottow. By implementing formative assessments for ELLs, educators can develop a “language lens” that uncovers and showcases the growth of this culturally and linguistically diverse population.

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