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5 Ways to Assess Social Emotional Learning

    Social emotional learning (SEL) has been a growing conversation in the education sphere. In response to a shift away from “content is king,” SEL brings a more holistic view of learning, counting student behavior and interaction with others as … Continue reading


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Your PBL Checklist

Project Based Learning (PBL) has been touted as one (of many) cure-alls for education. It’s an elixir of academically challenging work mixed in with some social-emotional skill development, and a dash of innovation. Projects range in complexity and creativity, from … Continue reading


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Design Thinking: Ideas for the Classroom

We have a special treat this week on the blog! Our friend Stephanie over at the USC Rossier School of Education shares her tips and ideas for how to incorporate the concept of design thinking into your classroom. There’s some … Continue reading


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Student Engagement: No Tricks, Only Treats!

“Because I said so.” Many parents have uttered these words in exasperation at their children, trying–usually in vain–to motivate obstinate offspring to perform some kind of mindless chore. This phrase rarely works for parents, yet for decades educators also tried … Continue reading


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TED Talks: Three Talks to Get You and Your Students Asking #WhyNotUs

Sort of like road trip-happy parents of classic family-vacation lore, we spend the summer taking young people across the country on long road trips. Fortunately for us, our Roadtrippers are eager to jump on board the Green RV and don’t … Continue reading


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4 Summer Must-Reads for Educators

One little-known secret about teaching is how educators spend their summers. Some assume it’s spent lounging by the pool, drink in hand, without a care in the world (except for the weather forecast for the next few days). Reality is, … Continue reading


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Tools We Love: Mystery Skype!

Here at Roadtrip Nation Education, we’re all about connecting people through storytelling. We love seeing young people collaborate to find others in the world they can listen to, learn from, and ask a couple hard-hitting questions. That’s why when I … Continue reading


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Teaching Tip: How to Prepare Your Students for Finals

I don’t know who hates finals more, students or teachers. Throughout all my educational schooling and professional development, I was never taught how to write a final, much less how to prepare students for one. I assumed that because I … Continue reading


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