Engagement

Big Ideas in Science Education

Accredited Author: Multiple authors listed within report

Summary: "Big Ideas in Science Education", a blog post from Teaching Science presents Principles and Ideas of Science Education, a great informal resource for teachers of young scientists who want students to know what real... Read on...

Brightworks

Summary: Brightworks is a school that reimagines K-12 education. By taking the best practices from both early childhood education and hands-on, project-based experiential learning. We strive to meet students' needs in a... Read on...

Cadwell Collaborative

Summary: Cadwell Collaborative helps schools realize their visions and goals as they become exemplary organizations, where students, teachers, and parents learn and work with their communities to create a hopeful, healthy future... Read on...

Center for Court Innovation’s Juvenile Justice programs

Summary: Founded as a public/private partnership between the New York State Unified Court System and the Fund for the City of New York, the Center for Court Innovation helps the justice system aid victims, reduce crime,... Read on...

CommonAction

Summary: CommonAction engages people in connecting children, youth, families, and communities. We believe that engaging all people through substantive personal development, sustainable cultural change, meaningful policy reform,... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in The NetworkCompanies

Democratic Dialogue

Summary: Democratic Dialogue is committed to the critical exploration of democratic ideals in education and society through a program of international collaborative research and dissemination. We engage educators, political... Read on...

Digital Democracy

Summary: In 2008, we formed Digital Democracy (Dd) based on a simple but powerful idea: Technology should be used to empower even the most marginalized groups to engage in democratic action, whether locally, on a national or... Read on...

Rated: 43211 (4/5), based on 1 review Posted in The NetworkOrganizations

Educational Leadership

Accredited Author: Educational Leadership

Summary: Educational Leadership is acknowledged throughout the world as an authoritative source of information about teaching and learning, new ideas and practices relevant to practicing educators, and the latest trends and... Read on...

Every Student a Citizen: Creating the Democratic Self

Accredited Author: Education Commission of the States' National Study Group on Citizenship in K-12 Schools

Summary: Drafted by the Education Commission of the States' National Study Group on Citizenship in K-12 Schools, this paper makes the case for education to go beyond facts to engage young people as active citizens of society and... Read on...

How To Return Them To School?

Accredited Author: Lara López

Summary: This article highlights Nuestra Escuela (Our School), a school in Puerto Rico that helps support and guide dropouts to earn their high-school diplomas by focusing on students' self-esteem, motivation, and overall best... Read on...

King County Youth Development Network

Summary: The King County Youth Development Network (KCYDN) is a collaborative resource and network for local youth development staff, both online and in-person. KCYDN provides a centralized website where youth development... Read on...

Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility

Summary: Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility educates young people for hopeful and intelligent engagement with their world. A national leader in fostering social and emotional learning (SEL), Morningside Center... Read on...

National Network for Educational Renewal

Summary: The NNER is a membership network dedicated to the simultaneous renewal of schools and the institutions that prepare our teachers. Our work is based on the four-part mission of providing equal access to quality learning... Read on...

Perestroika

Summary: The school's primary objective is to offer courses that are fun and engaging as well as educative, based around Jacques Delors' four pillars of education - increasing knowledge, turning ideas into activity, being a part... Read on...

Project-Based Instruction: Creating Excitement for Learners

Accredited Author: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory

Summary: This booklet provides an introduction to project-based instruction. It explains the research-based rationale for using the approach and outlines how the approach can increase students' engagement and knowledge... Read on...

Slader

Summary: Slader is an academic community for students, by students. It is the first crowd-sourced approach to education online. Slader empowers students to shape their own educational experience.

SoundOut

Summary: SoundOut promotes student voice in school through research, training, and resource-sharing. They work in K-12 schools, with districts and states, as well as education-focused nonprofit organizations to promote student... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in The NetworkOrganizations

SquareCrumbs

Summary: SquareCrumbs is a learning platform designed specifically for use on Apple's iPad. Leveraging technology built into that device, SquareCrumbs gives students and teachers instant access to information, answers, feedback... Read on...

Posted in ToolsMultimedia

Students discuss: self-directed, project-based learning

Summary: Part of the EdVisions Design Essentials video series, highlighting the use of the EdVisions Design Essentials in schools. Students from these schools discuss how self-directed, constructivist learning happens at their... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ToolsMultimedia

TASC: The After-School Corporation

Summary: TASC, The After-School Corporation, is a national nonprofit organization based in New York City. We work in New York, New Orleans, Baltimore and the nation to change public policy and direct sustainable public funding... Read on...

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