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.
A Look Inside a Teacher Fellowship Program
Imagine a professional development scenario where you are given funding, choice, and time to collaborate with others in your specialty area who energize and inspire you.
To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation
A digital curation project is a fast way to engage critical thinking in any content area. Here’s how it works.
How to Approach Your Teaching Like a Master Chef
If we want our lessons to have a long-lasting impact on our students, we need to design our instruction the way a chef prepares a good meal.
Self-Paced Learning: How One Teacher Does It
Most teachers feel they could be doing a better job of differentiating instruction, but many can’t figure out how to manage it. How to run a classroom where each student is working on a different thing, at a different speed? See how one teacher does it.
A Parent’s Dilemma: Extra Math or Electives with Friends?
A parent wants to know if she should honor her son’s request to opt out of extra math so he can take an elective with his friends. What should she do?
4 Things You Don’t Know About the Jigsaw Method
This cooperative learning strategy has been around for decades, but how well do you really know it?
In Praise of Think-Pair-Share
Celebrating Think-Pair-Share, the Little Strategy That Could, and sharing some best practices for making it work for you.