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Blended Learning Energizes High School Math
  • Math
  • High School
Educator Peter McIntosh helps his students to take ownership of their learning by using interactive subject-mastery tools like Khan Academy.
Make Calculus Cool
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  • Math
  • High School
Jonathan Winn, San Diego's 2011 High School Teacher of the Year, has developed a high voltage classroom atmosphere that inspires students to get...
Connect Students to Engineering
  • Science
  • Middle School
Eighth-grader Quin uses his passion for electronics to teach fellow students about 3D printing, arduinos, and other hands-on lessons in STEM skills.
Finland’s Formula for School Success
Early intervention and sustained individual support for every student are keys to educating the whole child in Finnish schools. For more articles and...
Singapore's 21st-Century Teaching Strategies
By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its tech-infused Future...
How Canada Is Closing the Achievement Gap
In Ontario, schools have raised their test scores and graduation rates by providing resources such as full-time student success teachers, who help...
Shanghai's Improvement Plan for Schools
Check out this video to learn about Shanghai's school improvement plan? In Shanghai, China, every low-performing school is assigned a team of master...
Germany Takes On Education Reform
When low scores on the 2000 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) exams revealed the inequities in their education system, many German...
Creating Travel Journals
  • Reading Standards for Informational Text
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
This video explains how one school has their students create travel journals for topics of study in social studies and science.
Caterpillar Game and Real World Math
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Middle School
This board game will help students learn about statistics and probability.