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The Global Search for Education: Making...

“Storytelling is one of the most human and powerful forms of explaining complex situations.” – Eva Dominguez

Students of the digital era are preparing themselves for an increasingly connected world, which enables them to work from anywhere, to be curious and savvy about current affairs, to adapt constantly and hone...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“We want to know what industries are using, what they need, and to try and adjust our curriculums accordingly where possible.” – Ryan Ball

How do you contextualize STEAM education and upskill students and teachers with timely knowledge, competencies and skills that are required for the modern workplace?...

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Tour de France 2019: Possible...

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The Global Search for Education:...

"At this very moment we have a community of 350 passionate teachers across 75 countries, offering free Skype lessons.” – Koen Timmers

In the era of globalization, interactions and learning between students of different countries have become a necessity for classrooms. Koen Timmers, an award-winning...

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Classroom Management: A Numbers Game?

Classroom management is often cited as the top concern for new teachers.  Managing a classroom full of students comprised of various learning needs, diverse backgrounds, and behavioral challenges is no easy task. ...

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July is Plastic Free Month. What Can...

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July is National Ice Cream Month. Fun...

COOL facts about Ice Cream

Did you Know that JULY is National Ice Cream Month  in the USA? It was established by President Ronald Reagan, in 1984. National Ice Cream Day is the 3rd Sunday in July. Learn some fun facts about ice cream!

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The Current Teacher Shortage Should Be...

You don’t have to go far to realize that we are facing a major shortage of teachers in U.S.schools. News reports show that school districts across the country are scrambling to find qualified teachers to meet fast-growing enrollment at public schools.  

The National Education Association has described the situation as “worse than we thought.” 

Reasons for the shortage stem from retirement of teachers and teachers leaving the profession.

However, in my opinion, the...

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How to Become a “Deep Learning” Teacher

In my last blog, I wrote about the concept of deep learning and how k-12 teachers might work to become the type of teacher that facilitates this type of deep learning.

First, a brief recap: these ideas of deep learning come from Ken Bain, who wrote about three types of students: surface learners, strategic learners, and deep learners. Surface learners are those students just trying to survive. Strategic learners play the system, learning and scoring well enough to get the A. On the...

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World Giraffe Day is June 21st but ANY...

In less than 30 years, the number of giraffe have drastically decreased by almost 40 percent. That...

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