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The Interest-Based Learning Coach: Author Q&A
PUBLISHED: Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Many educators appreciate the value of interest-based learning, but struggle with the management and facilitation of individual and small-group projects in a limited space and time allocation. The Interest-Based Learning Coach features a step-by-step plan for managing Genius Hour, passion projects, Makerspaces, and more, and supports students’ intrinsic motivation for learning, agency, voice, and problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Learn more about the book’s systematic and practical approach to interest-based learning in this interview with the authors, Jeanne H. Purcell, Ph.D., Deborah E. Burns, Ph.D., and Wellesley H. Purcell. read more...
Great Gifts for Graduates and Rising Seniors
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Perfect for graduates and rising seniors, these great gifts will help young adults learn about the tools and tips needed for finding success in college and beyond. read more...
Inspiring Innovation and Creativity at Home Through STEAM: Author Q&A
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
When we imagine young children becoming the innovators of the future, we envision them conducting science experiments to cure diseases, writing the next great novel, or creating a revolutionary digital tool that brings the world together. Inspiring Innovation and Creativity in Young Learners and Hands-On STEAM Explorations for Young Learners are engaging classroom resources that help our youngest learners (from preschool to third grade) bridge the gap from play-based learning to innovation.Parents can learn more about using strategies from these resources in order to encourage STEAM education at home in this interview with the author, Allison Bemiss. read more...
Ideal Books for Remote Educator Book Studies
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, May 05, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Educators looking to improve their practices through virtual learning can turn to the helpful resources and strategies in these must-read books. Perfect for virtual book studies with fellow educators, these titles can help teachers, coordinators, and administrators learn best practices, provide authentic learning experiences, and develop students’ grit, empathy, and more—all while making sure students at different ability levels are appropriately challenged. read more...
Close the Critical Thinking Gap: Author Q&A With Colin Seale
PUBLISHED: Thursday, April 30, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Critical thinking is the essential tool for ensuring that students fulfill their promise. Thinking Like a Lawyer: A Framework for Teaching Critical Thinking to All Students introduces a powerful but practical framework to close the critical thinking gap and helps students adopt the skills, habits, and mindsets of lawyers. The book provides teachers the tools and knowledge they need to teach critical thinking, empowering their students to tackle 21st-century problems. Learn more about the book and closing the critical thinking gap in this interview with the author, Colin Seale. read more...
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