To help combat summer learning loss, Matt Davis has curated a few fun and free education resources for students and parents to use over summer break.
Looking for tools and strategies for effective assessment in project-based learning? To support you, we’ve assembled this guide to helpful resources from Edutopia and beyond. Andrew Miller Educational Consultant and Instructional Coach Originally Published: April 15, 2014 | Updated: June 2, 2016 Project-based learning (PBL) demands excellent assessment practices to ensure that all learners are […]
Decades before the computer revolution began to spread in earnest, science fiction’s most creative minds sketched out a future most of us never thought we’d see. And yet between self-driving cars and yes, even hoverboards, that future seems closer than ever. Nowhere is this more of a reality than in the field of robotics. Sure, […]
Image is courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons by Chris Wronski In my previous article on this subject, I wrote about the Maker Movement and its importance to the educational realm. The Maker Movement is also nicknamed the Do-It-Yourself (D.I.Y.) Movement, because it empowers individuals to design, manufacture, and create their own objects, ultimately improving creativity […]
What do your students see when they look in the mirror? Do they see someone worthwhile or someone who will never be good enough? While it isn’t your responsibility to dig into the nuances of every student’s self-perception, you can still help the members of your class to have healthy views of themselves. Such a […]
Overview The faculty at University Park Campus School (UPCS) meets weekly to address problems from student conflicts to social media safety, solving problems before they get out of hand, actively meeting their students’ needs, and creating an environment where students feel supported to tackle any challenge — no matter how big. “We have a diverse […]
Interviewing subjects isn’t just that thing HR Managers do. In fact, interviewing can be a great form of experiential learning. This is true whether students are the interviewer or the interviewee. In fact, when we encourage students to ask questions of the people they meet, we’re encouraging the development of a wide range of skills, […]