The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

Google Releases Report On The Future Of Education

““These reports are not intended to say, ‘this is the exact roadmap of how to do this or what the future is,’” Magiera explained. “These are more about what we are hearing these thought leaders saying from around the world and coalescing around these points, and here’s how Google sees our role in it, and […]

A Free Esports Curriculum With Full Lesson Plans

“The content covers learning standards in areas such as careers in gaming, maintaining healthy practices, self-management and interpersonal communications, as well as an overview of esports gaming.”

On Using Makerspaces Throughout The Curriculum

I don’t think that it would be wise, necessarily, to not have disciplines where kids can go deeply into the mastery of those disciplinary ways of thinking, but I don’t think that it should stop there. History class should not necessarily just be about learning to think like a historian, it should also now include […]


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Peter Nilsson


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