Using Classroom Observation to Create a Learner-Centric Culture

By W.L. "Trey" Holladay III

Districts that are serious about creating learner-centered classrooms need quality information about how well their classrooms are at encouraging active learning, using individual monitoring and feedback, and employing technology to encourage more hands-on, student-directed activities in their...

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The Human Side of Robotics Education

By Deb Ciochina

Robotics education has emerged as one highly visible indicator of the growing student interest in STEM programming in the schoolhouses of Crown Point, Indiana. Currently, Crown Point High School hosts six VEX Robotic teams made up of 38 students who regularly compete at the state, regional...

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Can schemes to inspire tomorrow’s scientists close the poverty attainment gap?

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Learning in 3D: Making STEM Real

By Brett Reid and Dr. Wylmarie Sykes

My six year-old nephew wakes up on a Saturday morning and plays Lego Star Wars on the Wii. He enters the sprawling 3D world of the game. He flies, drives, walks and jumps through it. He interacts with hundreds of objects. He understands scale, importance and each object’s relationship to each...

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Using Digital Tools to Help Transform Schools

By Andrew A. Zucker, Ed.D.

The world changes amazingly quickly and schools need to change, too.  Among ourselves, we educators and policymakers discuss the transformation of schools, recognizing how great the changes in these institutions need to be.  Unfortunately the public does not like the term “...

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