The Best of edutopia
10 most popular edutopia articles, as voted by our community.
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edutopia on Edtech
How Edtech Can Expand What Teachers Do
Education technology has the capacity to increase what a teacher can accomplish in the course of a day’s work.
edutopia on Education
3 Keys to Evolving as a Lifelong Learner
Engaging in a process of learning, unlearning, and relearning puts educators on a path to continuous improvement.
edutopia on Memory
How to Engage Students’ Memory Processes to Improve Learning
Strategies like connecting new information to students’ prior knowledge guide them to store what they’re learning in long-term memory.
edutopia on Positive Thinking
Using Positive Feedback in Math Classrooms
Providing math students with positive feedback can help them clarify their thinking, take risks, and apply concepts in new contexts.
edutopia on Teaching
Revising Your Teaching Philosophy for This Crisis
For many teachers, their statement of teaching beliefs no longer matches their work. Revisiting and simplifying it can help chart a path forward.
4 Key Aspects of Teaching an Online Class
What an educator with experience teaching online has learned about structuring students’ online and offline experiences and how to provide feedback to keep the learning going.
edutopia on Visual Thinking
Using Visual Thinking Strategies in the Classroom
A visual technique developed in a museum can boost students’ classroom discourse, critical thinking, and evidence-based argumentation.
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Using the Inquiry Process to Improve Learning Outcomes
With data gathered from early assessments, teachers can work together to improve lessons to better meet the needs of all students.
Fun Ways to Get Kids to Generate, and Manipulate, Their Own Data
When students generate and graph their own data, they become more engaged in the work—and come to see math as a tool to make sense of their worlds.
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edutopia on Social Justice
Using Social Justice to Promote Student Voice
Preteen students can gain confidence in their ability to navigate complex topics by using intersectionality to investigate social issues.