Working with teacher and leaders in Harmony Public Schools, we identified 7 traits of learner-centered teachers. Learner-centered teaching requires acting as a guide, providing on-demand support, leveraging technology for personalized learning, committing to professional growth, embodying core values, encouraging student autonomy, and creating authentic learning experiences.
By: Robert Sevilla. Middle school teacher Robert Sevilla suggests three EdTech projects to ensure students are not merely consuming technology, but instead learning to leverage digital tools in a variety of ways to amplify their ideas.
How do we prepare teachers so that they can, in turn, best prepare the students for the future of work? Rachelle Dene Poth shares thoughts on how educators can prepare themselves for the future through continuous learning.
Acknowledging that today’s students will need a variety of 21st century skills upon entering the future workplace, Rachelle Dene Poth explores five types of learning experiences that facilitate the student learning process.
One of the most promising learning opportunities brought by this transformation is the possibility of creating online student portfolios. The best portfolios are those which are compiled by students themselves. Here are 10 best picks for fostering this creative exercise in the classroom.
By: Raj Shah. Creativity will continue increasing in importance as automation changes the workforce throughout the 21st century. Here are five ways teachers can help students maintain (and increase) their natural creativity.
We are excited to recognize these 50 great policy and advocacy organizations. These are the groups putting students first, illuminating the path to change and leading the most pressing conversations.
As the spotlight has shifted to the role that families can play in education, many schools are scrambling to identify a starting point for how to invite families into student learning. Here are a few good considerations to keep in mind.