Bellevue Schools are turning to an approach called “RULER” in order to improve learning and student behavior; A new Texas A&M study finds that students show 12% greater on-task engagement in classrooms with standing desks; Project-based Learning, though not a new pedagogy, relies on building a learning community in order to be successful.
A physical therapist in Brooklyn builds furniture to help students engage in the classroom; Sir Ken Robinson has a new book; and new studies show the first two years of life are key in determining how the body reacts to stress.
Highly competitive teacher education in Finland measures applicants on a different metric than in the U.S.; Teacher turnover costs billions in U.S. annually; 60 minutes of activity may not be focusing on the right type of development.
Rainier Beach High School is pushing students to new heights with the International Baccalaureate program; SXSWedu shows off innovation in education and technology; and handwriting isn’t dead: why students should still practice the skill.
Two Education Design resources to start off your week. Both came across my twitter feed last week and both have already been helpful for me, so thought I would share them. The […]