Telling stories, rather than explaining, encourages a deeper connection and invites the listener to create her own meaning.
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November 05, 2018
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A SCUBA club at High Tech High provides students with a sense of accomplishment, as well as imparting science knowledge and deeper learning skills.
June 20, 2018
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.
June 17, 2018
This post is by Jacob Watson, a theatre artist and educator from Chicago, IL, and a recent graduate of the Arts in Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Recently I heard an educator talk about a student who had "failed" an assignment in his class. I asked how the student h...
June 08, 2018
A project on gender equity by students at an EL Education school in New York City turned scholarship into citizenship.
June 05, 2018
Through a project on immigration, students from an EL Education school learn about getting smart to do good.
June 04, 2018
For a fourth grader at an EL Education school in California, her learning empowered her to make a difference in her community--and to show adults how that can be done.
April 11, 2018
Students demonstrating deeper learning to address difficult issues bring hope, writes Kathleen Cushman.
March 23, 2018
A new approach to education helps students set goals for their future and provides mentorship and support to enable them to move toward reaching them.
March 21, 2018
The fast-changing world demands a fundamental transformation in education, not tweaking around the edges.