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To tackle blended learning, start by visiting other classrooms and schools

Tyler Reed October 24th, 2014

It being Connected Educators Month and all, it seemed fitting last night when Eric Sheninger and Tom Vander Ark encouraged educators to take time to get out of their own...

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What's the future of blended learning?

Tyler Reed October 22nd, 2014

We need your help. In the next installment of our "Mini-PD" series of Google+ Hangouts, we'll be joined by Eric Sheninger and Tom Vander Ark for a conversation about the...

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Can raising expectations help students build a growth mindset?

Tyler Reed September 19th, 2014

We've blogged several times about the importance of students having a growth mindset (rather than a fixed mindset) about their intelligence -- helping them understand that...

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Practical tips for teachers: Strengthening relationships with parents

Tyler Reed September 8th, 2014

Educators know very well the importance of having strong partnerships with parents, yet building these can be one of the most challenging aspects of the job. Scholastic...

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Back-to-school book recommendations for kids

Tyler Reed August 27th, 2014

The experts at Scholastic Instructor magazine have curated a great list of "Back-to-School Reads" for the latest issue. The list includes books for kids in grades PreK-8...

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The New Yorker gives free access to its archive this summer

Tyler Reed July 22nd, 2014

The New Yorker:“Archive”

As The New Yorker rebuilds and relaunches its website this summer (for its 90th anniversary!), they've opened up parts of their archive for free to non-subscribers -- as...

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How to make games effective learning tools

Tyler Reed July 11th, 2014

Our Chief Architect of Learning Sciences, David Dockterman, pens a piece for EdSurge on three key things that make games effective learning tools.

How much do genes matter?

Tyler Reed July 9th, 2014

What does it take become an expert in something? Is it a matter of completing 10,000 hours of practice? Or is it all in our genes?

(I'm 5'8", but could I dunk if I...

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The power of questions

Tyler Reed July 8th, 2014

Maurice Elias shares thoughts on how asking the right questions at the right time can lead to powerful learning for students.

He writes: "The way we ask questions...

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American Academy of Pediatrics issues policy on early literacy

Tyler Reed June 24th, 2014

Educators, researchers and parents have long understood the importance of reading aloud to young children -- both to instill in them the importance of books and reading,...

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