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Spatial skills higher among those who played with construction-based toys and video games in childhood: study

Source: Spatial skills higher among those who played with construction-based toys and video games in childhood: study

No classrooms, lessons or homework: New Zealand school where children are free to roam | World news | The Guardian

Source: No classrooms, lessons or homework: New Zealand school where children are free to roam | World news | The Guardian

Schools test approach that lets students learn at own pace

Source: Schools test approach that lets students learn at own pace

Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom with History Teacher Josh Eby

History teacher, Josh Eby, shares his best projects and activities for inquiry-based learning in the history classroom. Role plays and more history ideas. Source: Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom with History Teacher Josh Eby

3 key ingredients for a successful independent reading program

A guide for choosing an independent reading solution that offers robust and flexible content, opportunities for student feedback and engagement, and data-based insights for teachers. Source: 3 key ingredients for a successful independent reading program

How to Support Self-Directed Learning in a Learning Organization

Source: How to Support Self-Directed Learning in a Learning Organization

Shifting to Self-Directed Model of learning

In the contemporary times entire globe has witnessed revolutionary changes due to digitization of education. Digital Education in India is seen as a cure for ills of; access, affordability, quality Source: Shifting to Self-Directed Model of learning

Gardens bring science to life | www.simivalleyacorn.com | Simi Valley Acorn

Jennifer Hemphill took her science lesson outdoors this week.Under puffy clouds, the first-grade teacher at Simi Valley’s White Oak Elementary sat her students in a circle next to the school’s new garden, which is taking shape on a small section of the campus’ grassy playing...