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Even though blended learning is erroneously becoming synonymous with online, digital learning, it is arguably the most intrig...
I'm a teacher and whereas I used to think my students couldn't learn without me, I'm no longer so sure. Recently I found mys...
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No one could be more surprised than I was when one of my sixth-graders said, after we had slogged through Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 29” at the end of our poetry unit, “Hey, this is fun. Shakespeare ought to be an elective.”
28 days ago by Susan Lucille Davis
Your chain will eventually be broken. Life will happen. Guaranteed. Take this pledge: I understand that the chain will eventually be broken, but I won’t break the chain because I chose to break it.
one month ago by Adam Renfro
The future of education will be on display next week in Arizona, at the Education Innovation Summit. There will be a wide range of speakers and panel discussions, which I am really looking forward to hearing.
one month ago by Wendy Williams
Last month, in my classroom version of DIY BYOD, my fifth-graders dove into the world of digital storytelling.
one month ago by Susan Lucille Davis
Take a look at these "60-second" activities to invigorate any lesson. The hours spent working towards the 1-minute recap are well worth the investment.
one month ago by John Hardison
Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®) is a fully accredited public school district with a 15-year history of successfully educating students. An award-winning, international leader in online learning, FLVS offers access to more than 120 core, AP®, and elective courses to students all over the world.
I have come to realize when it comes to curriculum, nothing is more important than the child, and the willingness to remain flexible with the planning process. This creative process is art, and contributes to what Seth Godin refers to as becoming indispensable in his twelfth book, Linchpin.
one month ago by Courtney Hanes
Voyager Academy Charter School in Durham, NC is a project-based learning school that currently has about 1,250 students across grades K-11. We started with 320 students in grades 4-7 in 2007 and have grown exponentially. This upcoming school year we will add 12th grade and complete our growth.
one month ago by Toni Shellady