Articles about education


Education levels of U.S. immigrants are on the rise

Last updated: 11/17/2018

The estimated 44 million immigrants in the United States are better educated than ever, due in part to rising levels of schooling in many of the countries they came from and an inf

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3 Shifts to Make Learning Personal

Last updated: 11/14/2018

Reflections on teaching, learning, and leadership. Sunday, November 11, 2018 3 Shifts to Make Learning Personal In education, a lesson makes or breaks a learner’s experience in a

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Superheroes Struggle, & So Should Students

Last updated: 11/14/2018

I recently had a conversation with a first year teacher that caused me to reflect on the value of struggle in learning. It isn’t a new concept, but the balance of making a learni

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3 Keys to Educating the Whole Child | Getting Smart

Last updated: 11/14/2018

Social and emotional learning (SEL) plays a role in every aspect of education and provides students with necessary 21st-century skills to be successful in their futures. By impleme

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Interesting EdTech Resources from Minecraft Education

Last updated: 11/14/2018

Minecraft Education Edition (MEE) is a good platform where you can engage your students in a variety of interactive learning experiences. MEE is an adapted version of the popular g

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Why Should Educators Embrace Esports?

Last updated: 11/13/2018

For those of us at the North America Scholastic Esports Federation, we’ve had a front row seat to the incredible opportunities created using the vehicle of esports. You might be

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Four Strategies for Introducing Empathy in the Classroom | Getting Smart

Last updated: 11/13/2018

Nearly one in three U.S. students say that they have been victims of bullying. Perhaps, then, it’s no surprise that researchers at the University of Michigan have observed a 40

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How to Create a Dynamic Reading Experience

Last updated: 11/13/2018

How to Create a Dynamic Reading Experience Jun 5, 2018    Pinterest How to Create a Dynamic Reading Experience with Read&Write for Google Chrome™! Dynamic Learning is all about

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Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Last updated: 11/12/2018

Three factors, she says, have contributed mightily to this crisis. First: Where, how and how much kids are allowed to play has changed. Second, their access to technology and soci

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Student Shadowing: A Challenge for All Educators - Simplek12

Last updated: 11/12/2018

Do you ever get frustrated by those students who seem a million miles away or whose eyes glaze over about 5 minutes into class? Or by the ones who ask the same question just asked

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