Games are the new silver bullet in education. How can they create good learning experiences, and what can you learn from them to become a better teacher?... read more.
Carol Dweck is the author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Random House, 2006) and serves as the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. We talked to her about mindsets and how they can help — or hinder — motivation.... read more.
The best way to teach ethics may not be about the content of ethics at all but the process by which students learn.... read more.
Crystal Jensen is a PDK Emerging Leader and the founder of both Integrity Technologies, Inc., and the nonprofit Community Empowerment Resource Center (CERCle), which are both recent startup organizations focused on using technology to help rural Native Americans living on reservations learn, connect, and collaborate. Read more about her projects to improve literacy and collaboration and her relationship to PLT.... read more.
Pi Lambda Theta members are invited to submit articles for Classroom Tips, which are published online in October, December, February, April, and June. Submissions on the theme of "How can you use technology such as cell phones to engage and motivate students while operating on a limited budget?" are due May 21.... read more.
There’s still time to participate in the “Tips to Help You Get Published” webinar series led by Kappan Editor-in-Chief Joan Richardson. The second installment in the series is the Submitting a Manuscript for Publication webinar. Tune in at 4 p.m. EST April 5 for this informal webinar in which Kappan editor-in-chief Joan Richardson will walk you through the process of submitting a manuscript for publication.... read more.
Looking for an education job? Don't miss the second of our three-part webinar series on finding teaching jobs. "How to Write the Best Résumé and Cover Letter" begins at 4 p.m. March 20.... read more.
Join other members of the PDK family of education associations on a 10-day study tour to schools in Finland and Sweden Oct. 22–31. Experience the sites and culture of northern Europe while earning valuable professional development credit.... read more.
Pi Lambda Theta members are invited to participate in the “Tips to Help You Get Published” webinar series led by Kappan Editor-in-Chief Joan Richardson. "Submitting a Manuscript for Publication" is April 5, and "Writing to be Read' is May 3. These webinars are free, but space is limited.... read more.
The Call for Manuscripts webinar originally scheduled for March 8 has been rescheduled for March 22. Please note: if you were registered for the March 8 webinar, you will need to re-register for the March 22 rescheduled date. Tune in at 4 p.m. EDT March 22 for this informal webinar in which Kappan editor-in-chief Joan Richardson will take your questions about Kappan's Call for Manuscripts for the 2012–13 volume of the magazine. (You may want to also review the submission guidelines before this webinar.)... read more.