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Classroom Design with SEL in Mind
21 Sep

Classroom Design with SEL in Mind

Classroom Design with SEL in Mind Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a critical skill set that all K-12 students should learn and master. SEL competencies include self-awareness, self-management, decision-making, social awareness, and relationship skills and give students the ability to manage emotions, set and achieve goals, create positive relationships, and more. These skills help students build...
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Designing Learning Spaces for Today’s Students with Their Futures in Mind
10 Sep

Designing Learning Spaces for Today’s Students with Their Futures in Mind

Designing Learning Spaces for Today’s Students with Their Futures in Mind Author: Dr. Christina Counts The jobs of the future are much different from what students experience in the classroom on a daily basis. Technology will change and become more complex, working in the office will be a completely different experience after COVID-19, and students...
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Leveraging the Maker Movement to Build Tech-Savvy Students Ready for the Future Workforce
17 Jun

Leveraging the Maker Movement to Build Tech-Savvy Students Ready for the Future Workforce

Leveraging the Maker Movement to Build Tech-Savvy Students Ready for the Future Workforce Author: Dr. Christina Counts The maker movement is a game changer reinventing the rules for innovation in the world of crafters, hackers, & tinkers! The current generation of students is glued to their phones, iPads, computers, gaming consoles and realistically, we adults...
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How to Create a Makerspace At Home During a Pandemic
14 May

How to Create a Makerspace At Home During a Pandemic

Creating a Makerspace At Home During a Pandemic With the school year wrapping up remotely and many summer camps, daycare centers, and public parks closed due to coronavirus, parents are wondering how to keep their children entertained without resorting to hours and hours of screen time. Encouraging unstructured learning time through creativity and play may...
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