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Mar 31, 2016

When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges
By identifying thinking routines for students, teachers can help deepen metacognitive skills that are applicable to all areas of life.

Helping students to learn how to learn is vital to developing individuals who can guide their own learning. This article provides researched methods that help students build the skills they need to learn how to learn.

Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design
These five steps are essential in creating a 21st-century classroom: establishing zones, ensuring resource accessibility, encouraging mobility, igniting inspiration, and fostering respect.

There is a lot of talk about what a 21st Century education should be. We want to make sure we a preparing students for the world that they will experience. This article talks about to construct a classroom that will prepare students for life and work in the world they will experience as adults. Do your classroom contain these 5 elements.

Going Gradeless: Student Self-Assessment in PBL
By replacing student grades with an end-of-quarter conference, you can change that persistent question of did I get an A.

Could you imagine implementing a gradeless system - at least until the end of the grading period - with your students? See what happens when one 6th grade teachers undertakes this challenge in her classes.

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