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Using Google Glass to Transform Education

With an emphasis on getting students 21st century ready, schools across the country have been adopting new and innovative digital tools. When it comes to new education resources for tech-savvy students and teachers, Google is leading the pack wi…

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Using Zombies to Teach STEM

Zombies are a popular genre of entertainment, but who knew they could also make excellent teaching tools? Education News recently shared that the companies Texas Instruments (TI) and The Science & Entertainment Exchange (part of the National Academy of Sciences, or NAS) have collaborated to come up with a program that teachers can use to teach students about disease epidemiology through “zombie science.” Dubbed the “STEM Behind Hollywood Program,” students in middle and high school classrooms across the nation will soon have access to these new zombie-themed materials. Of particular impor…

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American Teen Passes the Bar Exam in Great Britain

Gabrielle Turnquest, an 18-year-old teenager from Florida, recently made history when she became the youngest person ever to pass the bar exam in the United Kingdom. According to The

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Knowing Your Kids & Building Community – Resource Edition

Lisa Wells has taught for 20 years in independent schools in MA, NY and MD. She currently writes a blog on child development, teaches yoga and tries to spend as much time with her two high schoolers as they will allow. Lisa’s committed to knowing each learner as an individual, creating a classroom community where the social curriculum is interwoven with the academic fabric and sharing her work with yoga and meditation with teachers and students. As a consulting teacher for the Northeast Foundation for Children’s Responsive Classroom, Lisa facilitates training on this teaching approach, as well as presents on constructivist learning, research workshop, yoga/meditation in the classroom the and reflective teaching practices. Her blog,

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your Community of Learners

This blog was originally published on Wonder of Children on August 12, 2013.

Lisa Wells has taught for 20 years in independent schools in MA, NY and MD. She currently writes a blog on child development, teaches yoga and tries to spend as much time with her two high schoolers as they will allow. Lisa’s committed to knowing each learner as an individual, creating a classroom community where the social curriculum is interwoven with the academic fabric and sharing her work with yoga and meditation with teachers and students. As a consulting teacher for the Northeast Foundation for Children’s …

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Easing Back into the Next Chapter

This blog was originally published on Wonder of Children on August 25, 2011.

Lisa Wells has taught for 20 years in independent schools in MA, NY and MD. She currently writes a blog on child development, teaches yoga and tries to spend as much time with her two high schoolers as they will allow. Lisa’s committed to knowing each learner as an individual, creating a classroom community where the social curriculum is interwoven with the academic fabric and sharing her work with yoga and meditation with teachers and students. As a consulting teacher for the Northeast Foundation for Children’s Responsive Classroom, Lisa f…

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