How To Teach Students About Online Research

Having students learn how to find the right information quickly and efficiently online is an important responsibility of 21st-century teaching, educator Terry Heick writes in this blog post. Heick describes how search engines, such as Google, work and explains the...

3 Key Points Of The Service Learning Experience

Weeks spent volunteering abroad are filled with activity; it is often difficult for volunteers to find time for reflection. Blue Bridge trips are structured to include time for reflection so that students can maximize their experience on our trips and utilize the...

How Principal’s View Schools Today

The schools of today are not the same as those experienced by parents and community members when they were in school, say award-winning principals who attended the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ Training Institute. The school leaders...

Teaching With More Than A Textbook

Former elementary-school science teacher Kerry Matthews believes textbooks should make up only about 10% of a teacher’s curriculum, she shares in this opinion article. Matthews writes that she often used materials she found in the library, instead of the...