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Computer Science Education Week is Underway

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The eighth annual Computer Science Education Week is officially underway, and students and teachers across the world are celebrating by participating in local Hour of Code events.

Getting Smart Podcast | Big Picture Learning in the Real World

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Andrew Frishman, co-executive director of Big Picture Learning, chats with Tom in this episode of our podcast about what educating "one student at a time" means in real terms in schools across the United States.

Smart Review | The Flexible ELA Classroom

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Amber Chandler's new book can inform a range of disciplines, serve the needs of public or private schools, and help anyone who deals in discipline-specific vocabulary, reading, presentations or projects.

Teaching Collaboration Through Preparation and Project-Based Learning

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By: Dr. Jordan Lippman and Suzi Neft. It is critically important to start teaching the 21st-Century skill of collaboration as young as possible—ideally in early elementary school. One way to develop these skills is through Project-Based Learning.

How to Create a Breakout Room Activity in Your Classroom

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I have never seen students more excited about solving addition and subtraction problems than they were with this breakout room activity I created. Here are directions for you to implement this great project in your classroom.

4 Key Elements of 21st Century Classroom Design

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By: McKenna Wierman. Despite huge changes in lifestyle and technology, today's classroom designed compared to the early 20th-century classroom are not significantly different. Here are four key elements to help bring classrooms into this century.

Tel Aviv University: Addressing Social Challenges with Online Learning

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Yuval Shraibman, CEO of Israel's TAU Online, shares more about how he and other education leaders in the country are working to find ways to bridge inequity and help all students succeed.

Getting Smart on Closing the Opportunity Gap

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University Academy is a highly successful K–12 charter school located in Kansas City, MO, that implements the mindset and belief that all kids can achieve if provided the same opportunities afforded to those in the wealthiest communities.

Integrating Classroom Practice and Experimentation into Professional Learning

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When classroom practice is part of the professional development learning cycle, teachers are provided more time and space to try out new ideas, ensuring the implementation of new strategies and content reaches the most important audience—the students.

Learning Leadership Skills Outdoors: Place-Based Ed in the Puget Sound

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By: Roberta McFarland. Students in the Waskowitz Environmental Leadership & Service program participate in place-based learning experiences that help them develop leadership skills as well as choose their next steps for college and career.

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