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Legos & Learning: A Match Made in Heaven
posted by: Melissa | March 07, 2017, 10:43 am   

Nothing entrances children as much as a pile of Lego pieces. These simple, interchangeable blocks do not move, make sounds, or light up like so many children’s toys do, but it’s this very simplicity that allows for endless possibilities and captures children’s imagination and creative sense. It’s exactly for these reasons that many teachers are using the blocks in their classrooms.

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What Students Can Learn by Writing for Wikipedia
posted by: Melissa | March 02, 2017, 08:13 am   

Fake news has been, well, in the news a lot lately. But for the world's largest crowdsourced encyclopedia, it's nothing new.

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Five Sites You Can Use To Create Classroom Videos
posted by: Melissa | February 28, 2017, 10:41 am   

The key to any good lesson is great content, and in the modern classroom, more and more that means videos. Videos can spice up a dull topic or allow you to flip your classroom by introducing students to the content at home. From TED to YouTube to Khan Academy, many sites post premade videos that are ready for teachers to show in class or to assign for student use.

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A Cage-Busting Curriculum for Teachers
posted by: Melissa | February 23, 2017, 02:20 pm   

Guest post by AAE Advisory Board member Rick Hess.


Over the years, I've seen accomplished teachers take pride in doing things the hard way. They talk of working late, planning intricate trips, and writing a slew of micro-grants. They're changing lives, there's no doubt aboutthat. But they're doing it on their own, because most see their schools and systems as, at best, harmless, and, at worst, as obstacles that drain their time and energy.

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Silicon Valley Design Infuses Classrooms
posted by: Melissa | February 22, 2017, 10:34 am   

EdSource is reporting on how schools in Silicon Valley are working to transform classroom environments to reflect the office spaces often found in leading tech companies.

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