Smart Teachers

Smart Teachers is for celebrating the work of powerful educators working to innovate classrooms and provide high-quality learning experiences.


Three Things To Look For in 21st-Century Classrooms

When I was a teacher my classroom looked different and, if you don’t know what to look for, appeared completely unorganized. So here are three things I’d recommend observers look for to identify 21st-century learning is happening in a seemingly chaotic classroom.

Future of Learning

The Power of Shifting to an Active Learning Environment

By: Dr. Julie Marshall. After almost three decades of teaching, I’m overjoyed to see my students achieving at unprecedented levels and finding their voice after my classroom changed from a traditional environment to an active learning center.