Research in the science of learning shows that hands-on building projects help young people conceptualize ideas and understand issues in greater depth. If we want more young people to choose a... [[ This is a content summary only.
As game developers look at a complicated education marketplace studded with persistent challenges, a few guidelines have begun to emerge to help make it easier for teachers to use and see value in... [[ This is a content summary only.
Today was eggcellent. Yes. Prepare yourself for more egg puns. Students participated in the great Egg-gineering Challenge. I came across a tweet last school year from @carenmac and this project, now in our second year, got started.
There were so many great articles and blog posts in 2013 about gifted children and adolescents, each covering a range of topics. Yet, when I narrowed down my list of favorites, they all reflected the theme of advocacy.
It’s so easy to get caught up in yesterday. Wishing we had done something different. Wishing we had made another choice. Wishing we knew the exact steps to take next. But, it’s more important to get caught up in today.
April is a mixed bag, full of contradictions. It brings gorgeous flowers…along with seasonal allergies. It also marks the end of the long decision-making process for many high school seniors deliberating over choosing the “right” college.
Have you ever watched a five year old dive into a box of Legos? On a mission. Grabbing each piece with a purpose. Smiling, intent on accomplishing a goal. It’s play. It’s a moment of creativity, exploration, design, where engagement is optimal.
Many schools recognize music classes as a priority for a variety of social and academic benefits, but hurdles like time and money keep schools from offering even elementary school students dedicated...
Remember that feeling when you were 8, and you’d coast down a hill on your bike? The smell of fresh grass. The wind streaming through your hair. You laughing, out loud, because it really was that much fun?
Universities say they're looking for students who are engaged citizens and independent thinkers with a desire to be a part of the school’s community. But many of the measures used to determine... [[ This is a content summary only.
Brilliant.org is an online hub for the world's most promising young minds to come together, connect, and see how they measure up against one another. Khim says she's already hearing that students are listing Brilliant on their college applications.
Right now you can connect with an educator on another continent. You can be a resource for the teacher next door. You can share with a learner in another state. You can give back. You can also get support.