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Why Mr. Johnson’s Classroom Is More Fun Than Yours

Why Mr. Johnson’s Classroom Is More Fun Than Yours

 

Some kids dream of becoming educators and go through school knowing they want to end up back in the classroom. I was not one of those kids. I was a terrible student, a teacher’s nightmare who was constantly in trouble. During my time in school, I […]

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COLLABORATION: AT THE ROOT OF STEM SUCCESS

COLLABORATION: AT THE ROOT OF STEM SUCCESS

When kindergarteners are collaborating to build bridges, you know the future of education is bright. Long before students in the schools and districts featured here have a chance to ask “What difference does this make?” or “When will I need to know […]

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Robot Revolution: Intelligence In, Intelligence Out

By Greg Thompson - THE Journal 8/03/16

The familiar garbage in/garbage out axiom has long been a mantra of computer programmers, and nowhere is the cause-and-effect principle more apparent than when working with robots. Faced with the […]

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Why College and Career Readiness Begins in Preschool

Why College and Career Readiness Begins in Preschool

“The transition to adulthood starts in preschool.” This sentence is fueling the educational reform in the Kankakee (IL) School District, where conversations about college and careers start earlier rather than later. From the moment students walk […]

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Why this One STEM Course has Four Different Teachers

Why this One STEM Course has Four Different Teachers

By Dr. Patricia Wargo - eSchool News 4/26/2016

A STEM rotation model engages students in multifaceted projects with real-world implications

What does it mean to truly apply classroom knowledge? Years ago, application meant a comprehensive exam or […]

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