Family & Community
Online classroom events are now more accessible than ever. Educational experiences like virtual field trips are cost effective (read: FREE!) and offer students...Read more
Teachers leave an indelible imprint on their students’ lives, and, as the ones in the classroom on a daily basis, they’re on the frontlines of education-feeling shifts as...Read more
The debate over children’s TV-watching has taken the back burner in recent years as conversations about smartphones, tablets, and other devices move to the forefront....Read more
This is the first post in a new Q&A series here on frizzle highlighting the important work of nonprofit and community organizations whose mission is aligned...Read more
At age 5, Idris Brewster and his best friend, Seun Summers (shown here, left to right), were accepted at the Dalton School in New York City.
In a post on eSchoolNews, teacher Patrice Bryan shares the story of her school’s turnaround. Over the course of a decade, Maplewood Richmond Heights High School (MRH) in...Read more
The phrase "blended learning" is often used to describe efforts to integrate technology, and techonology-based lessons, into a traditional classroom environment. This...Read more
Did you know that young people who participate in mentoring programs are more likely to pursue higher education than those who did not participate? It’s proven!
Consider Twitter. Can it be an effective classroom tool?
On Friday, I had a chance to attend a presentation by Jeffrey Wilhelm and Michael Smith, the authors of Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want—and Why...Read more
With the growing prevalence of devices, both inside and outside the classroom, today’s students begin carving a digital footprint from an early age. Teaching students...Read more
2014 is upon us! Many of us have made resolutions and perhaps already begun making plans for the new year. In classrooms, teachers and students congregate after winter...Read more
Christopher Danielson tells stories about talking math with his own children and then connects their mathematical thinking to the big ideas of mathematics. His blog does a...Read more
On my commute to work, I pass four Salvation Army collections. The other day, I heard the jingling bells and paused to put a dollar into the ubiquitous red can. As I...Read more
It’s been a week since Giving Tuesday, and as part of an effort to continue to raise awareness about the important contributions so many non-profits provide year round, I...Read more