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On the Shoulders of Geniuses

How an innovative, adaptive approach gets kids the tailored math education they need.   GUEST COLUMN | by Javier Arroyo  In 2009, the homework topic was brewing again. Schools were rethinking long-standing homework policies. Parents wanted to know whether homework … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly

Finding the simple basics of a field with the power to change lives. GUEST COLUMN | by Karen Panetta In computer science class, students learn how to think in a structured and logical manner. This allows them to break down … Continue reading

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A Willingness to Do Better

For one teacher, innovative space is key—and her stats show it. GUEST COLUMN | by Julie Marshall Most classrooms are furnished with stationary desks in neat rows and columns. They’ve been this way since I started teaching more than three decades … Continue reading

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Building 21st Century Learning Environments

What if construction were designed to support ongoing change? GUEST COLUMN | by Betsy Maddox  We’re 17 years in to this century yet we’re still seeing newly built learning environments that pay closer semblance to those constructed around the time … Continue reading

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Beyond Programming Language

How to choose the best coding bootcamp. GUEST COLUMN | by Steven Harms Every year, more students are turning to coding bootcamps to learn the skills that will fast-track them into one of the lucrative technology jobs awaiting qualified applicants. … Continue reading

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