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Moving Abroad for School Helped Me Move Back
2017 WISE Prize winner, Dr Patrick Awuah, shares how studying abroad was key to moving back to his home country to start Ashesi University.

Quartz
Nov 28, 2018

The Benefits of Teacher-led Innovation
“We know that in order to reimagine what education looks like for our kids, we have got to have the most amazing people at every level.”

Hechinger Report
Nov 29, 2018

Integrating VR Effectively
Educators can elevate VR from a fun classroom gimmick to a tool that can help all students experience learning that is active, experiential and personal.

EdSurge
Nov 28, 2018

Nurturing Healthy Disagreement
“Disagreement is great!” seemed like a message that grown-ups needed to hear as much as third graders.

Edutopia
Nov 28, 2018

How to Measure Early Childhood Development On a Global Level
A working group is putting effort to standardize data collection methods so that indicators on early childhood are comparable across countries.

IADB
Nov 27, 2018

Can You Use Minecraft in Class?
Minecraft has amazing potential as a teaching tool, with fascinating connections in social-emotional learning.

eSchool News
Nov 27, 2018

How Teachers are Learning to Code
Computer-science professional development should be about giving teachers, who did not take these courses in college, time to learn and understand.

EdSurge
Nov 26, 2018

Why is Graduate School Affecting Wellbeing?
Ph.D. candidates suffer from anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation at astonishingly high rates.

The Atlantic
Nov 27, 2018

The Environment Affects Learning More Than We Think
Levels of light, humidity, and oxygen - even the presence of plants - in a classroom can impact students' attention. Educators can create change with their spaces.

El País
Nov 28, 2018