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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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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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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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SxSW EDU: Round-Up, Day 3 and 4!

Hi,     Bobby here, resident web/photography guy and jack-of-all-trades here at Roadtrip Nation. I’m coming to you from Austin, where the SxSW EDU conference has come to a close and we are spending some down time relaxing our brains … Continue reading


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SxSW EDU: Daily Round-up, Day 1!

Phew! We are winding down here in Austin from Day 1 of SxSW EDU and wanted to share some thoughts! This week, one member of the crew will share their takeaways from the conference right here – so check back … Continue reading


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Guess Where We’re Headed? SXSW EDU!

Hello, everyone! Happy Thursday. We have an exciting event coming up in March that we want to share with you all: We’re going to SXSW EDU in Austin, TX!      


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Teaching Tip- Filming the Roadtrip Nation Interview

  Hi, Educators!   I hope everyone is doing well! As your students start to work on their Roadtrip Nation Projects and book their Leader interviews, it’s great to encourage your students to film their interviews.  


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Big Ideas Fest: A Student Perspective

  Our team attended the Big Ideas Fest Half Moon Bay with a group of eight amazing Roadtrip Nation students from South San Francisco High School who interviewed Leaders at the conference! I had a chance to talk to Roadtrip … Continue reading


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Teaching Tip- Have Your Students Forgotten Their User Names or Passwords?

  Hi, Educators! I hope your Roadtrip Nation Experience going wonderfully! As your students create their user names and passwords, please advise them to write this important information down as they will need it every time they log in.  


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