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
October 02, 2018
A teacher at High Tech High finds that allowing students to teach one another through critiques changes classroom culture.
September 12, 2018
Kathleen Cushman is asking youths, what should a "good education" include in this era of deep divisions?
August 15, 2018
At a Washington, DC, school, teachers find that engaging students in authentic projects helps build trust and a sense of belonging.
August 13, 2018
Teachers can ensure that all students develop a sense of belonging, and this school says it starts with listening to and learning from students
July 24, 2018
The voices of students describing how they learn bring academic theories of learning down to earth.
July 09, 2018
There are steps educators can take to deal with students' traumas or mental-health issues, to enable them to take on challenging cognitive tasks.
June 21, 2018
Peer mentoring can inform, support, and guide youth who have started down dangerous paths, says Kathleen Cushman.
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.