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Building a sustainable future with the Exeter 2025 Minecraft Challenge

Looking for ways to engage your students or community in imagining a more sustainable future?  Here’s an idea: run a design challenge using Minecraft to spark ideas and encourage civic participation. Students in Exeter, a vibrant city in the UK with unique Roman history, are invited to reimagine their city’s future in Minecraft for the Exeter 2025 Minecraft... Read more

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Empowering Changemakers Through Compassionate Decision-Making by Dr. Jane and the Jane Goodall Institute’s Roots & Shoots

Hello, changemakers and compassionate citizens! Dr. Jane Goodall is one of the biggest changemakers in history, making huge discoveries about chimpanzees and dedicating her life to making things better all over the world. Despite growing threats to wildlife, people and ecosystems, she still has plenty of hope for the future. Why? Because she believes in the power of young... Read more

“AR/VR/MR technologies help me to bring my lessons to life and the world to my classroom.” – Vineeta Garg, India

March 20, 2019 “AR/VR/MR technologies help me to bring my lessons to life and the world to my classroom.” – Vineeta Garg, India Vineeta GargIT HeadSRDAV Public SchoolDelhi, [email protected]  “AR/VR/MR technologies help me to bring my lessons to life and the world to my classroom.” – Vineeta Garg, India  Vineeta Garg has been... Read more

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Happy International Day of Happiness: New Research Suggests Happy Students Achieve More

Seven years ago, the United Nations declared March 20th the International Day of Happiness to encourage countries around the globe to take concrete steps to cultivate happiness and well-being in people’s lives. Today, I am super excited to help celebrate by releasing new global research on the topic of “Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI.” Conducted by The... Read more

Talkin’ Chalk; Bec West transforms teacher education one video at a time

Bec West has been a teacher for 16 years, and like most of her peers is an advocate for inclusive learning, and passionate about building strong learning communities. Unlike most of her peers Bec also has about 8,000 people from around the world who subscribe to her YouTube videos where she shares her teaching insights and experiences. While just over half of the subscribers... Read more

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What’s New in EDU – Women’s History Month Special Edition

This month, as a part of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we’re bringing you a special edition of What’s New in EDU focused on celebrating the women and girls who use their passion for STEM to solve real problems and create amazing things. To honor their achievement, and encourage other girls to follow in their path, we’ve rounded up a... Read more