Making it Stick Better

Memory, like all brain functions, is not isolated to one region of the brain—and without it, learning does not happen. What follows is how we have translated research on memory to our respective disciplines, science and history.

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The Science of Keeping Kids Engaged—Even From Home

Motivating students with carrots and sticks—through endless, demoralizing cycles of high-stakes testing and assessment—is not getting us the deep learning and love of learning we desire. Fortunately there is a science of motivation, and we need to design it into the very fiber of our virtual courses.

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“Choose Wisely”: Rethinking How We Think About Teaching and Learning with Technology

Like Indiana Jones in his search for the Holy Grail, we all have been looking for the right hardware and software for both our current and future school experiences. We'll show you how to do it in this blog, and also in our newest professional development resource for teachers.

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