Using Simulations To Reduce Lecturing and Promote Hands On Learning

  What if you could teach advanced concepts in such a way that they seep…


Finally – An Edtech Tool That Helps Teachers Teach Better

  The research is clear: The more students talk in class, the more they…


Authentic Tasks Allow Students To Take The Driver Seat

     When she was in high school, Anna interviewed a Drug Enforcement…


Thoughtful Competition Opens New Worlds To Students

https://youtu.be/3ETav03fPf0   Have you ever watched students…


Classroom Simulations Create Valuable and Lasting Learning Experiences

     When I think back to my high school years, only a few learning…


What If Teachers Asked High School Students To Tackle Actual Unsolved Problems?

     If we cover Nebraska with solar cells, do we have enough power to…


How To Use Elevated Class Discussions To Improve Student Engagement and Motivation

   Have you ever held a perfect classroom discussion? No, me neither. But…


Storytelling Is Fundamental To Learning Almost Everything

 You certainly don’t have to be a teacher to be a good storyteller. Think…


Just Because It's Easy, Doesn't Mean It's Good For The Classroom

In the final issue of my school’s student newspaper last spring, one of the…


No Easy Answers Curriculum – Presentation Slides

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