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Bonnie Lathram

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Bonnie Lathram is a student advocate and former teacher. Follow her on Twitter: @belathram

Student-Centered Learning in Math: A Call to Action

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We know that math is so important as we prepare our students for college and beyond. As others have mentioned, we need to ensure we are giving students an opportunity to learn at grade level content or beyond.

Life’s Universal Themes Capture Student Engagement

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As educators, we often ponder how we can capture the big ideas in order to create increased student engagement. We recently interviewed two educators who are utilizing Big History Project at their schools to do just that.

From Turn-It-In to Posting, Publishing, Presentation, & Portfolio

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Engaged students and deeper learning require a shift from a turn-it-in compliance culture to an environment where students are posting blogs, producing publications, and making presentations.

Middle Grade Humanities: Going Beyond the English Class

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The middle grades serve as important years for students to immerse themselves in reading and writing across content areas. Schools are increasingly finding ways to create opportunities for students to write and read in content areas that go beyond the English class.
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Why Connectivity Matters

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Blended classrooms and innovations in education technology are changing the way students learn. As educators, we can teach our students how to utilize online connectivity in ways that support individual interests and passions, and help students meet their own academic and personal goals.

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