A lesson about social justice for English learners in California shows how young students can develop a deep understanding and think critically about their history, writes Kathleen Cushman.
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For a senior at High Tech High Chula Vista, a senior project provided inspiration, support, and opportunities for introspection.
March 18, 2016
By engaging in authentic scientific thinking, students at an EL Education school in New York push their own learning and achieve academic success.
March 16, 2016
An experience with a once-recalcitrant first grader shows the importance of a classroom culture that fosters academic bravery, writes a teacher from an EL Education school in Washington, DC.
March 11, 2016
A Boston school's study of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department engaged students in a real-world problem about social justice and encouraged them to see themselves as agents of social change.
February 08, 2016
A science fiction project at High Tech High International enabled students to share ideas and learn from one another.
February 04, 2016
Student presentations at High Tech High show that young people are capable of reflecting on their own learning and can identify their strengths and what they need to work on.
January 08, 2016
In this blog, Jal Mehta argues that the "follow the leaders" approach to educational comparisons is misguided, and offers a different perspective on what can be learned from global education.
November 11, 2015
A student's tragic death convinces a teacher that all students need to be deeply engaged in their learning and lives at all times.
October 23, 2015
A school network has developed a broad and comprehensive assessment system to measure all of the qualities that lead to student success.