It is not enough to prepare young people to be civically aware; educational equity requires students to become civic activists.
A SCUBA club at High Tech High provides students with a sense of accomplishment, as well as imparting science knowledge and deeper learning skills.
There are steps educators can take to deal with students' traumas or mental-health issues, to enable them to take on challenging cognitive tasks.
Under an initiative from the XQ Institute, 18 teams are creating new designs aimed at transforming high schools.
Professional development needs to be organized around what we know about how learning takes place, rather than around the mechanistic approach currently used.
Successful examples from Singapore and the United States show that how technology is implemented in schools makes all the difference for student learning.
Peer mentoring can inform, support, and guide youth who have started down dangerous paths, says Kathleen Cushman.
In this post, Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser explain how an inquiry process that begins with listening to students can lead to powerful learning experiences.
In this post, Jal Mehta argues that "the whole game at the junior level" is a good strategy for teacher learning as well as student learning.
Work that begins in classrooms that transforms the conditions for teaching and learning can be effective--if done right, according to Jon Snyder of SCOPE.