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Students use mindfulness to improve executive functioning

Students who flex their executive-functioning muscles learn better


Topics: Learning sciences

For neuroscientist Dr. Philip Zelazo, a simple game like Simon Says or a few deep breaths can go a long way in helping children develop the skills they need to learn.

Zelazo, a researcher at the…


Students practice different note-taking strategies

3 note-taking strategies to improve comprehension


Topics: Course of Mind, Learning sciences

“Try a version of this idea?” asked Ann Blythe, a seventh grade science teacher and a colleague of mine.

She had discovered the…


6 resources to engage students in coding with Scratch

6 resources to engage students in coding with Scratch



Learning to code can help students expand their thinking, express their ideas and build creative confidence. How can you help more students realize their potential to express themselves through coding…


ISTE Carefully Watching Congress as Education Dollars for Local Schools and Students Face Uncertain Futures


Topics: Advocacy, Advocacy and funding, Course of Mind

WASHINGTON, DC - July 14, 2017 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is anxiously following Congress as it eyes a slight increase in funding for education technology while also looking to severely curtail investments…