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Collaborative Learning Builds Deeper Understanding

This blurb is taken from the video description on Youtube: “By working together on problem sets in math and sharing their perspectives in roundtable discussions in English, students at The College Preparatory School are making collaboration the driving force in … Continue reading

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Khan Academy – Using it to Differentiate Instruction

This is a fantastic video by Edutopia that shows how to use the Khan Academy in a classroom, along with some incredible supports for teachers.  This strategy leverages 21st Century Learning Skills, Self Directed learning, differentiated instruction and incredible feedback … Continue reading

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Masterful Teacher: Jonathan Winn Makes Calculus Cool

This is a great video about a teacher who keeps his Calculus students on their toes through creativity and collaboration.  The video is from the http://www.Edutopia.org website founded by George Lucas.

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Video Tip: How KIPP Teachers Learn to Teach Critical Thinking

The KIPP Charter schools focus heavily on teaching from a focus on critical thinking.  Teacher in these schools go through extensive training and PD on effectively integrating critical thinking activities into every aspect of their instruction. In this video we … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinary Projects: A Public School Implement Charter School Ideas

A rural public school in Georgia adopts the idea of Project Based Learning from the celebrated San Diego charter school High Tech High.  The work centers on three principles, 1) Time to Collaborate, 2) Openness to Experimentation, 3) Recognition that … Continue reading

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