Educator are increasingly looking for creative ways to make math applicable to the real world and more interesting for students. One of the latest trends is "social justice math."
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December 11, 2015
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Success of another endeavor and teachers' interest inspired the Academy of American Poets to create a program that introduces poetry regardless of discipline.
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.
May 18, 2015
When their principal resigned due to illness earlier this year, the teachers at the rural Athens Community School in Maine came up with a novel idea for leading the school in the future: They would simply (or maybe not so simply) do it themselves.
May 07, 2015
A new study from Michigan State University attempts to understand one aspect of great teaching by focusing on how some educators use creativity to inform instruction.
March 31, 2015
In Nashville, Bailey Middle Prep tries to keep good teachers like Whitney Bradley in the classroom by turning them into multi-classroom team leaders.
August 29, 2014
Schools can reduce stress simply by allowing children to play in green spaces, instead of only focusing on teaching children how to cope with stress.
August 28, 2014
Letting students stand in class, rather than forcing them to sit, may be beneficial for students' health and increase concentration levels.
May 13, 2014
Freshmen Honors English students at Los Gatos High School in Los Gatos, Calif., self-published a poetry anthology last week, believed to be the first class-produced e-book.
April 18, 2014
Jacqueline Suskin, a poetry street performer, occasionally brings her vocation into schools.