Customizing Homework

The debate over homework often falls into two categories: “Yes, I’m for it” or “No, I’m against it.” I am of the mind that...

What Can Teachers Learn from Informal Learning Environments?

Describe your most memorable learning experience.How many of us, as educators, have been asked to ponder this? After a group discussion and a common...

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

In his latest column, 2011 Outstanding Young Educator Brad Kuntz talks about the challenges, but undeniable need, to design and apply schoolwide, systematic intervention programs....

Engage Students By Embracing Technology

In his latest column, Outstanding Young Educator Brad Kuntz argues for embracing technology use in schools: "By training students to use technology appropriately and effectively...

Change the Conversation from Points to Proficiency

"t's possible for individual teachers to include the core concepts of proficiency-based learning immediately," Outsanding Young Educator Brad Kuntz writes in his May Education...

Help Build a Whole Child Community

In this month's column, Outstanding Young Educator Brad Kuntz says educators can demonstrate what it's like to be a contributing member of a whole...

Teaching Students How to Be a Positive Influence

In his March column, Outstanding Young Educator Award winner Brad Kuntz says that by practicing meaningful community engagement, students can strengthen their writing, speaking,...

When Students Green Your School, Minds Grow

A well-designed environmental project can help improve students' reading and writing skills while also engaging them in meaningful work that reduces your school's carbon...

Getting Started With Project-Based Learning

With the day-to-day instruction, teachers can get so caught up in the what and when of learning that we don't have time to discuss...

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Project-based learning: An evidence-based way to improve social studies

Studies show project-based learning improves Social Studies scores.

Do endings matter?

“Offer that extension,” he writes. “Excuse that assignment…. Let us, by showing grace, make the memory of this stormy year just a bit more peaceful.”

So how did other countries handle the shift to distance learning?

A new report from NCEE details the actions countries with high-performing school systems took to do distance learning well.