How to Create a Self-Paced Classroom
In a self-paced classroom, each student is given an appropriate level of challenge and grows at a steady pace throughout the school year. Here’s how it works.
How Khan Academy is Bringing Mastery Learning to the Masses
Khan’s new mastery learning system allows learners to get personalized practice, close skill gaps, and advance at their own pace. And yes, it’s free.
4 Ways Microsoft is Making Learning More Accessible
Over the last few years, Microsoft has made the software we already use more accessible for people with reading difficulties, those with visual or hearing impairments, English learners, or people who simply want to customize their learning.
The Apollo School: What 21st Century Learning Looks Like
This incredible program combines English, history, and art in a project-based, student-directed learning environment. Could this be a model for your school?
Creating a Welcoming Classroom for Students with Special Needs
Many regular ed teachers feel inadequately prepared to serve the needs of students with special needs. Here are some ideas.
Your Top 10 Genius Hour Questions Answered
We hear the charge for more student-directed, inquiry-based learning, but it can seem like a load of pie-in-the-sky hooey without instructions for how to do it.
Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction
Want better differentiation? Learn how to use this simple method for providing students with customized plans for working through a unit of study.
Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning
Need a fresh idea for the end of a unit? Instead of writing a paper or doing presentations, have students create PDF e-books they can enjoy and share for years.