Using technology to connect students around the world can be powerful - IF we push students to go beyond the surface level and ask deep, personal questions. This is a skill that must be honed prior to beginning an online exchange. Here are some tips on how to do it!
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July 30, 2015
July 27, 2015
As Vietnam sets out to build on its initial successes and prepare for a modern economy, there has never been a more fascinating time to be learning from, and with, its education system.
July 22, 2015
Not all students are able to study abroad. But here are ideas on how we can use the experiences of those that do as part of the curriculum.
July 20, 2015
Want to take your students abroad but don't know where to begin? Here are five tips to get you started!
July 15, 2015
How many times have you heard that the U.S. needs students who are good at math in order to produce more engineers and compete with those in India? Yet, math is for more than just engineering and India has a long way to go to provide quality math education for all.
July 07, 2015
How do we utilize technology in the classroom to connect students to real-world projects as well as mentors and experts?
June 28, 2015
Makers spaces are a growing trend around innovative schools across the country, and they have benefits for ELL students that teachers may not even think about.
June 23, 2015
Popular podcast series "Serial" inspired an English teacher to change up her class's final exam by asking groups of students to produce their own podcast.
June 16, 2015
Teaching about genocide and mass atrocity is never easy. Regardless, understanding mass atrocity and genocide remains an important part of understanding the world, and teaching about these subjects is imperative for developing students' global competence.
June 05, 2015
Can math be truly constructivist and project-based, or is it somehow different than the other disciplines? A project at High Tech High provides an answer.