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By: Anna Durfee. How environment can impact our behavior and the experience students have in the classroom. What are we doing to mend the broken windows we see?
If we have a list of the issues that will shape the future--an earth owner’s manual--when and how should we introduce them to young people? What does it mean to be really ready and why should we be encouraging young people to engage with the world’s most important issue? Tom Vander Ark answers these questions and more.
With passion and investment in exploration of the topic, this can be a “handbook” for any educators who have a responsibility or desire to develop digital citizenship within their students, classrooms, libraries, schools or any other learning opportunity.
By: Sheldon Soper. Students who participate in high-quality project-based learning develop skills, processes and products that are an ideal match for the demands of the 21st-century, but creating authentic projects is key for engaging them.
By: Anna Durfee. As educators, we can help our students develop the social and emotional skills they'll need to be successful in the future. Here are several ways to help you create the right culture for SEL in your classroom.