By: J. Aglio et al. STEAM integration can foster a love for lifelong learning. That's why educators should upgrade their curriculum with STEAM. Here's how.
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.
Performing arts offer opportunities for students to learn lifelong skills that go beyond performance. Theatre is a solution rich, deeper learning experience that provides opportunities for problem-solving, empathy building and project management. Read more on why these experiences matter for youth.
Project-based learning means going beyond assigning projects and instead, promoting student agency by having students drive their learning.
Since 2012, kids everywhere take part in the Cardboard Challenge as a way to gear up for Imagination’s Day of Play. Learn the story behind it and 5 ways to promote creativity year round.
By: Mary Ryerse and Emily Liebtag. We recently came across "one of the coolest examples of project-based learning" that they have recently seen. When paired with Performing Arts, PBL does not only promote creativity—it inspires.
By: Bonnie Allen. If we envision the future of K-12 education as a painting, we should picture art and core curricular instruction taking place on one canvas to improve learning for both students and teachers.
George Saunders might be the most critically acclaimed contemporary American author. He has inspired thousands of young writers with his writing and teaching. Tom recently caught up with him to learn more about his approach to teaching and writing.
By: Wayne D'Orio. Schools are demanding more writing from students, and lots of that writing is expected to take place in social studies classes. What hasn’t changed is the amount of time social studies teachers have to correct papers.