September 3, 2019

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Many students love music and dance, and research indicates that learning through music and structured movement is good educational practice. Whether you teach coding or another discipline, you can use your...

July 9, 2019

In PBL, the public product holds great significance and is genuinely an opportunity for you and your kids to show others outside the four walls of your classroom the great work being done. And although the public product does not always have to be students making a for...

June 6, 2019

Dance moves and choreography can be useful in boosting students’ interest in and understanding of coding and other subjects.Many students love to dance. How can teachers leverage this passion to motivate students and help them learn? Research shows learning throug...

May 26, 2019

A few ways teachers can use reliable and systematic strategies/approaches to help learners construct knowledge.

Before beginning my dissertation work, I always knew that my approach to both instructional design (ID) and teaching is laden with constructivist elements as...

March 18, 2019

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Like anything else in the PBL classroom, effective teamwork needs to be modeled, learned, and reflected on. Often, I find that teachers new to PBL struggle with helping their learners assemble teams and also with establishing a culture of good co...

March 14, 2019

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What’s your name and where do you teach?


My name is Jorge Valenzuela, and I teach at Old Dominion University, and I am also an educational coach for Lifelong Learning Defined, Inc. As I coach hundreds of educators and students both face to...

February 21, 2019

No matter where you teach or who your students are, as an educator, you must have access to technology and the ability to use it to augment all facets of instruction. Sometimes, however, access to the appropriate edtech for our students isn’t equitable, available or wi...

January 8, 2019

When school leaders set out to create a profile of their ideal graduate, many trip up on defining technological literacy and subsequently struggle to select the right edtech to get students there.

One way to simplify this process is by connecting the criteria...

December 20, 2018

In its purest form, advocacy aims to guarantee that the voices of the underrepresented are heard when decisions directly impact their rights, lives and best interests.

When it comes to education, all advocacy efforts should focus first on securing what’s not availa...

December 11, 2018

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You already know that preparing today’s youth for tomorrow’s workforce requires a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—that is, STEM learning in school. But developing and impleme...

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