How One Teacher Started an Urban Gardening Revolution
Every year, more schools are discovering the educational potential of gardens. But this one? You have to see it to believe it.
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.
Is Your Lesson a Grecian Urn?
Far too many students are doing projects that look creative but offer almost no opportunity for real learning. Time for the Grecian Urns to go.
Create Videos in Minutes with Mysimpleshow
This free, easy tool can help you create engaging, content-rich videos for the classroom in no time.
16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms
Your students probably already use these tools to write papers or create presentations, but they could be doing other projects you may not have thought of.
Project Based Learning: Start Here
Maybe you’ve always wanted to try PBL, but you just haven’t gotten around to it yet. Here’s a set of beginner-level resources to get you started.
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.
What’s so great about Google Drive? And why should my students be using it?
Google Drive is much more than an online file cabinet. It’s loaded with free tools students can use for serious academic work. Let’s look at what it can do.