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    Written by Rich Baxter What Is The Bootstrapping Checklist for Public Schools*? The Bootstrapping Checklist for Public Schools* teaches 21st-century skills, including communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. The workflow introduces students to project management, innovation and entrepreneurship and engages students in experiential learning activities related to the STEAM curriculum. The power of guided iterative design such as The Bootstrapping ...
  • introvert student

    Written by: Robyn D. Shulman “Quiet people have the loudest minds,”- Stephen Hawking About two weeks ago, via LinkedIn, I shared Josh Steimle’s book review of Susan Cain’s bestseller, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Within 48 hours, the update had over 43,000 views, and over 130 people shared ...
  • freshman year for free modern states

    Written by Steve Klinsky Millennials are streaming their entertainment and sharing their lives online in a way that no previous generation has had the capability to do. But for all the sophistication of the Internet age, the idea of getting top quality college courses online for free, and using them for credits in the traditional ...
  • what is stem

    Guest article written by Barbara Mascareno-Shaw As more school districts focus on STEM education, there is room to improve. What is STEM education? Simply, it stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). It is an effort for teachers and students to explore the interdisciplinary aspects of each subject in the scientific field. It is ...
  • online learning benefits

    Written by: Elizabeth Jamison Jennifer had been mentally outlining her novel for years, but with her hectic schedule, she never managed to find the time to write. Suzanne dreamed of running her own business, but was afraid to leave the comfortable safety of her current, stagnant job. At sixty-two, Joe was tired of the rat-race. ...
  • soundtrap

    Schools use Soundtrap in their projects to foster deep learning and develop student’s creative, collaborative and communication skills. Make music online! Our Soundtrap Review & Interview Meet Per Emanuelsson, CEO of Soundtrap 1. Per, You have a solid career background ranging from business to music. Can you tell us your story as it relates to ...
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    Op-Ed, Written by: Michael Snead, recently named ‘Teacher of the Year’ at Barton Middle School in Buda, Texas All across the education field, teachers are always trying to find ways for students to be successful in school. In a normal classroom, you typically have students that are from all walks of life: rich, poor, special ed, ...
  • 3416

    Written by: Brittany Bir, COO, 42USA 42, a non-profit, tuition-free, computer programming school is not only disrupting the traditional education model, but also the traditional admissions process. By ignoring their academic or financial standing and thus allowing them to distinguish themselves by their talent and motivation, each candidate is placed on a level playing field. ...