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Innovation in Education

Let’s Pursue New and Broad Possibilities with our Children While Educating

Columnist Andreas Schleicher, in TeacherMagazine.com, frets, “It’s so much easier to educate students for our past, than for their future. The biggest risk to schooling today isn’t its inefficiency; our way of schooling is losing its purpose and relevance.” These days, people, cities, countries and continents are connecting digitally in ways that vastly increase human […]

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The Importance of Failure Within a Student’s Engineering Process

With the release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), engaging students in engineering design practices has increased importance in science classrooms from kindergarten through 12th grade. According to TeachingEngineering.org, Engineering Design is the method engineers use to identify and solve problems. It is a process of flexible problem-solving that works in almost any situation.

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Meaningful, Project-Based Learning Arises From Passion, Time and Mentorship

From the moment we are born, our journey of learning begins! As babies interact with their environment, they start to make human connections, process information and develop an understanding of the world. As each year passes, individuals expand upon their experiences and make sense of life from various perspectives: newborn, toddler, child, teenager and adult. 

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Incorporating Nature with Education

“Though we often see ourselves as separate from nature, humans are also part of that wildness.” – Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods. Few people have spent time thinking about our disconnect from nature.In the field of education, this topic surfaces at professional development conferences,during local school board meetings and among teachers who wonder

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