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8 Terrific Learning Podcasts for Students

Bring fresh voices into the classroom with free, high-quality podcasts.
When podcasts first gained popularity in the early 2000s, they seemed to be a quaint throwback to radio. But that changed quickly as more and more people jumped in and started experimenting with the medium. Now, hits like Serial have launched podcasts into the mainstream. You can find podcasts on nearly every topic -- from movie reviews to academic lessons to celebrity gossip -- and in nearly every genre, from short fiction to in-depth journalism to comedy. Podcasts are a great way to hook kids ... Read more
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Scavenger Hunts = Engagement + Fun!

Sharpen students' informational literacy skills by sending them on a wild Goose Chase!
Tell a group of middle school students that you're about to teach a lesson on information literacy, and you can almost hear the collective inward groan -- you can definitely hear the outward one. However, ... Read more
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Create a Passion for Kindness

How one school is using Genius Hour to create a kind community.
When was the last time you worked on a project of your own choosing? One of the current trending topics in education is Genius Hour, a project-based mindset sparked by programs offered to business employees ... Read more
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