A University of Maryland psychology professor promises his students extra credit, but only if they properly illustrate a theory learned in class.
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June 17, 2015
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June 15, 2015
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May 28, 2015
Grant Wiggins, the educator and "Understanding by Design" author who helped usher in a new pedagogical approach to classroom instruction, died Tuesday. He was 64.
May 12, 2015
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May 07, 2015
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April 24, 2015
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Spotting an urgent need in schools, a journalist-turned-teacher has developed a full-scale curriculum to help students better understand the digitally networked environments in which they spend so much time.