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March 31, 2017

What Does a Mindset Mean to You?

Teachers share what “mindset” means to them and how it impacts their practice.

January 31, 2017

Learning Light Through Simulation

This science class uses an online simulator to learn about the properties of light.

December 15, 2016

Hour of Code Sparks Student Interest in Computer Science

Hunt Middle School in Burlington, Vermont participated in the Hour of Code along with many other…

December 1, 2016

Say My Name: Verizon Innovative App Challenge Entry

This entry for the mobile app challenge focuses on a unique problem faced by a school with a high population of refugee students.

August 30, 2016

Genius Hour: Personalizing Powerful Learning

What do your students really want to learn?

June 30, 2016

These Students are Running Their School’s Full Service Snack Shack

Students in Burlington, Vt learn practical life skills by running their school’s snack bar.

June 1, 2016

Connected Learner Profile: The Filmmaker

An 8th grade student from Meridian, Idaho shares her stories through film.

May 1, 2016

Connected Learner Profile: The Engineer & Designer

This student applies his love of problem solving to his school’s tech squad.

April 16, 2016

How Has Learning Changed?

Find out how one school’s culture has changed to focus on personalized learning.

April 12, 2016

Connected Learner Profile: The Actor

This student from Burlington is leveraging technology to hone production skills and explore his passion.

April 4, 2016

Design Challenge: Race Cars!

Students go through the steps of the design process to create plans, test, and build their own working race cars.

April 2, 2016

Getting to the Root of Every Student’s Story

Teachers commit to reaching every student by understanding his or her story.

April 2, 2016

We Built This City

Learning about ancient civilizations comes to life as students design their own cities.

March 29, 2016

Focusing on the WHY in Math Class

Often, students can give an answer to a math problem, but can’t explain how they got there. How can we help students understand the WHY in math?

March 29, 2016

A World Apart, They’re All Still Kids

Students discover how much they have in common with students from Afghanistan despite cultural differences and distance.

March 16, 2016

What’s the Story?

Students create their own stories after exploring societal issues that are personally relevant to them.

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