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HundrED 2019

HundrED has selected 100 inspiring innovations that are changing the face of K12 education today. Find out more by exploring their toolkits.
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Yearbook 2019

When showcasing education innovations we consider three fundamental characteristics: innovativeness, impact and scalability. Innovations can be scaled on these concepts which have shown to be critical in supporting transformation education worldwide. We have found that innovations from around the globe have numerous benefits, such as learning outcomes, quality of education provision, motivation, efficiency and interpersonal skills. 

The HundrED 2019 yearbook summarizes the impact of HundrED and showcases the incredible work of the Inspiring Innovations of 2019.  Download it for free now!

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Global Collection 2019

HundrED Global is a collection of 100 inspiring innovations in K12 education that are researched, interviewed and recognized by our research team as innovative, impactful and scalable. The collection is refined annually to share a snapshot of some of the most inspiring innovations in the world of education.
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Student Agents
Student Agents equips young people to share their ICT skills with their whole school community, supporting and training teachers and students alike. This comprehensive models involves mapping out the
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Trix and Trax
Trix and Trax help students discover and develop talents in arts, music, dance, sports...Who they are? and what is their passion? through "peer learning and Role Playing" the student is always the STA
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Seppo
Seppo is an easy-to-use tool for teachers that makes lessons inspiring and motivating for students. Students solve problems in teams using mobile devices and teachers give feedback in real-time. Seppo
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Graduate Aims Database
The Graduate Aims Database is a growing collection of summaries focused on research-based learning outcomes that schools often take influence from when constructing their own graduate aims. Each summa
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UNESCO MIL CLICKS
MIL CLICKS is a way for people to acquire media and information literacy (MIL) competencies, through peer learning and becoming peer educators, in their normal day-to-day use of the Internet and socia
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Challenge 59
Challenge 59 uses dance as a vehicle for embodied learning about health and wellbeing - physically, emotionally and socially, empowering participants and equipping teachers. We use film as a tool to
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Playground Ideas
Building playgrounds to build brains. These unique, child designed playgrounds are built using local materials to provide abundant opportunities for daily play. Recent addition - Nüdel Kart; a decon
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Inside Out - We All Belong
Inside Out - We All Belong is a set of freely available video-based teaching resources which aim to decrease homo-, bi-, and trans-phobic bullying by using a norm-challenging pedagogical approach to c
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(Don't) Guess My Race
(Don’t) Guess My Race makes learning about race and identity fun, educational and meaningful to everyday life while also increasing inclusion at school and sparking courageous conversations.
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Cities of Learning UK
Cities of Learning creates new pathways into learning and employment by connecting and amplifying formal, informal, and in work learning opportunities that exist across Cities via a system of digital
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INTO SCHOOL
INTO SCHOOL is a unique Finnish education concept & a complete teacher training program with the global goal of having creative and inclusive STEAM learning as an integral part of education. We bring
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Teach the Teacher
Written and developed by students, Teach the Teacher is a student-led professional learning program for teachers that empowers students to address issues affecting them. This program creates an inclus
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Redes de Tutoría
Over the past 20 years, Redes de Tutoría has sought to transform students and teachers by developing tutorial relationships and harnessing the power of one to one dialogue. The Redes de Tutoría approa
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Green Bronx Machine
Green Bronx Machine builds healthy, equitable and resilient communities through inspired education, local food systems, and 21st century workforce development. Students can change how they eat, live a
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Roots of Empathy
Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program for primary school children that decreases aggression, including bullying, and increases prosocial behaviours such as caring, sharing and inclus
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Panal Foundation
Panal strives to empower students in their school and community through an extracurricular, semester program of seven sessions to develop their socioemotional abilities. The abilities are utilized by
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Eco-Schools
Eco-Schools encourages young people to engage in their environment by allowing them the opportunity to actively protect it. It starts in the classroom, it expands to the school and eventually fosters
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DragonBox School
DragonBox School is a comprehensive learning solution that engages students through digital and physical activities, including videogames and storybooks. At the same time, it offers teachers the most
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Skateistan
Using the hook of skateboarding, Skateistan provides education to over 2,000 vulnerable children and youth (over 50% girls) across Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa. With safe places to learn an
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Edcamp
Edcamps are free and open to anyone, organized by volunteers, usually full-time teachers. The sessions are decided on the day by those who are participating, making each one an expression of the needs
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CommunityShare
CommunityShare transforms cities into human libraries through an online platform and offline relationships that connect local community expertise and knowledge to real-world learning experiences with
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UNOi
UNOi is a living movement driven by people committed to educational evolution. An integrated education model of technology, learning by doing and multilingualism prepares children in a personalised ap
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"SICOEM" Contextual System of Musical Training
SICOEM Basic system developed for more than 40 years of experience by Professor Próspero Reyes Cedeño used in Filarmonia Vallesana since 2012, substitutes the figure of the teacher for that of the tra
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Green Hope Foundation
Green Hope Foundation is a youth organisation working on Education for Sustainable Development, children's rights and environmental protection by empowering young people and helping to build effective
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Vroom
Science shows our children's first five years of life are when they develop the foundation for lifelong learning. Every time we connect with young children, it's not just their eyes that light up--it'
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'Broad Class - Listen to Learn': Interactive Radio Instruction Program
Broad Class - Listen to Learn, Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI) program delivers student-centered instruction that covers basic skills in universal, cross-cutting themes and general & universal pri
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Chatta
Chatta is a method of teaching which links subject knowledge and experiences with images, language and memory. The approach is very powerful for students with additional needs such as autism and dysle
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Youth Made Initiative
'Youth Made Initiative' is a collaboration of education and industry to help to try and contextualize Design & Technology for students. Local companies agree to help schools on a range of things - vis
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NUSHU – Earthling News in 3D
A series of Augmented Reality adventures about international current affairs. NUSHU is an alien whose mission is to understand humans and send reports back to its own species. Students get to interact
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Talking Stickers
Bringing words to life – improve language skills for children to be ready for primary school.
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Project DEFY: Design Education for Yourself
At Project DEFY: Design Education for Yourself, the mission is to change the way people think and ignite individual passions so students can believe in their abilities to educate themselves, others an
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Equal Opportunities
A competition to search for and promote educational innovation in Russia. As many teachers in Russia are not used to working on innovative solutions, Equal Opportunities works with schools to overcome
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Green Play Days !
Children spend one day a week in an outdoor classroom. Learning to love nature before protecting her. Focusing on creative/innovative skills to thrive as compassionate, conscious humans. Exploring an
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Making Ghanaian Girls Great! (MGCubed)
The MGCubed Project impacts 18,000 primary, Junior High school and out of school girls and boys by equipping them with life-skills and self-confidence to pursue fulfilled lives. The MGCubed Project us
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LEMA - Literacy Education and Math Lab-
There is ample evidence that suggests that students who do not make good initial progress in learning to read, find it increasingly difficult to master the process. LEMA addresses this challenge by en
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World's Largest Lesson
Standing alongside partners including UNICEF and UNESCO, we produce free and creative resources for educators to teach lessons, run projects and stimulate action in support of the Sustainable Developm
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AMAZE.org
AMAZE.org is an initiative that provides comprehensive, age-appropriate, and medically-accurate sexual health videos for adolescents ages 10-14, along with resources for educators and parents. As of J
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SMILES in Education
SMILES integrates mindfulness & positive psychology based short and easy techniques in lesson plan for inculcating life-skills like resilience, empathy, discernment & will-power. These tools also impr
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Night Zookeeper
A digital learning tool that inspires children to create their own characters who live in a magical digital world. The focus is to improve writing skills through gamified learning.
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Smart School Alliance
An online and offline community creating equal learning rights for the next generation in small and remote schools around the world. Smart School Alliance, founded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs
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Ginnie & Pinney 'Learn & Grow'
An innovative, award winning eight book series and animated videos helping young children develop ethical thinking, emotional intelligence and social and emotional wellbeing designed to stimulate live
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Moscow Electronic School
The star attraction of Moscow Electronic School is its electronic library, a website where you can find all textbooks and electronic lessons in any subject freely available to anyone registered. Addi
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Green Educator Course
Green school is committed to teaching sustainability in a holistic and student centered way. The Educator Course creates a global network of educators inspired to work towards these goals.
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NaTakallam
NaTakallam connects displaced people — including refugees from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Venezuela, and beyond — with students around the world, to provide affordable, flexible and tailored language practice
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Engineering Brightness
Engineering Brightness impacts a real world problem, light poverty. 1.3 billion people suffer from unreliable electricity. Through creating lanterns students gain confidence in engineering, electro
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Global Oneness Project
The Global Oneness Project brings the world's global cultures alive in the classroom. They provide award-winning films and photo essays which explore cultural, social, and environmental issues and acc
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Design for Change
We are offering the world a magic formula! A simple four step framework to make every child graduate with the I CAN mindset – not by chance – by design! We call this magic formula - FIDS for KIDS! FEE
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Flexible Seating
A student centred classroom design, inspired by Starbucks, seeking to give students ownership of their learning and revitalize classroom environments. Flexible seating has been show to increase collab
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Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants brings science, exploration, adventure and conservation into classrooms through virtual speakers and field trips. Since launching in September 2015, we've run well
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Hands on Learning - HoLspitality
Ten students work with two artisan-teachers one full day each week running an in-school cafe serving students, teachers and parent community. Student engagement increases through safe respectful relat
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Life Skills Assessment Scale
The Life Skills Assessment Scale (LSAS) has been developed by Dr. David Pearson & Dr. Fiona Kennedy. Their immense work has resulted in a paper co-authored by them along with Dream A Dream Cofounder,
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Voice 21
Voice 21 is a charity that exists to enable teachers and schools to provide a high quality oracy education. They deliver teacher development and school improvement programmes and as campaign for oracy
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The Teachers Guild
To catalyze creative leadership, The Teachers Guild builds off the methods and mindsets from the Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit. It’s a learner-centered approach to problem-solving that builds
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Blueprints
The MUSE School in California is challenging traditional assessment methods. Teachers at the school use student Blueprints as a guide and motivational tool for learning. Blueprints focus is not only a
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Accelerated
Blending behavioral sciences, technology and classroom data, we are building a teacher-coaching platform called TeachEasy from the ground up for the Ethiopian context. TeachEasy is specifically design
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Kahoot!
A game-based learning platform that allows educators to create fun learning games in minutes. Students take part in games at school or at home and can even create their own. Kahoot’s mission is to unl
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GlobalLab
An educational platform dedicated to collaborative investigative learning where curiosity rules. GlobalLab takes the premise of project-based learning and expands the scope for data collection from th
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Future Class Network
Education should be closely linked with changing society. FCN spreads the idea of what future education should look like, and designs 21st century education through a network of collaborative teachers
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5 Areas of Development
5 Areas of Development is a practical model that changes the focus of education to be more holistic. The goal is to show young people that the 5 dimensions of Cerebral, Emotional, Physical, Social and
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pi-top
An award-winning ecosystem of hardware, software and electronic components that lets any teacher, club leader or mentor, deliver an engaging computer science and STEAM lessons, regardless of their com
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MeeTwo
MeeTwo increases resilience by giving young people the tools to help themselves, and each other. The app is safe because all posts and replies are checked by human moderators before they go live, and
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Hello Ruby
Hello Ruby teaches programming in fun, creative ways by providing tools for children, parents and educators. The concept originally began as a successful children’s book that has now been published in
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THINK Global School
THINK Global School is a travelling high school where students live and learn in four countries a year, making unforgettable connections between their education and the world around them.
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onecourse
onecourse is onebillion's response to the global education challenge: a comprehensive, personalised learning software, which enables children anywhere in the world to become literate and numerate in t
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PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
SRL is a project-based learning program that uses a powerful form of journalistic inquiry, media production and local-national mentorship to build critical thinking, problem-solving, information and c
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Speed School
The Speed School program (also known as Second Chance) works in Ethiopia and Liberia to help vulnerable out-of-school children catch up on education in supportive, joyful classrooms with remarkable re
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Digital Literacy for EFL Students
Digital Literacy for EFL Students is a course designed specifically for learners of English as a foreign or second language at Intermediate (B1-B2) level, aiming to advance their linguistic competence
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Instill Education
Our goal is to provide teachers and school leaders with the skills they need to deliver meaningful learning experiences in every lesson. Our intensely practical approach contextualises global best pra
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Initiative for Peace
An initiative to train young people to become peace-builders, with the aim of facilitating peace conferences for youth from areas of conflict or post-conflict, ultimately inspiring them to become peac
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Standing in the gap for Rohingya children
Over eight years Children on the Edge supported an unregistered Rohingya community in Bangladesh to provide thousands of refugee children with an education, in a seemingly impossible situation. The
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Personalized Learning Paths
This teaching method allows learning to be individualized according to each student's strengths, tendencies and temperaments, while they continue to work collaboratively in a social context.
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The SEISEI Program for Developing Creative Thinking
SEISEI’s main goal is to prepare children for the new, dynamic and ever-changing world of the 21st century by developing their creativity, as well as their ability to adapt to changes, to work in unfa
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Times Tables Rockstars
Times Tables Rock Stars creates confident and competent maths learners by securing the foundation of quick multiplication and division recall.
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Segni Mossi
A rule-bending method of creative education that brings together movement and art in workshops for learners and teachers alike.
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PenPal Schools
PenPal Schools is the world’s largest project-based learning community, with over a quarter million students in 150 countries. Students collaborate through online topics ranging from human rights and
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Smiling Mind
A mindfulness app that empowers students, teachers and parents with the tools to pro-actively look after their mental health and wellbeing.
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Innovation Institute
Innovation Institute at Shanghai American School is a two-year interdisciplinary project-based learning program in high school wherein students grapple with a series of open-ended, complex questions t
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Medical Class in Moscow Schools
Medical class in Moscow schools is an educational project that creates the conditions for school students to acquire skills for studying, life and work in the world of today and provides career counse
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HEI Schools
HEI Schools is the first comprehensive concept that licenses Finnish early childhood education to international markets through products both physical - HEI Learning Centers and Clubs - and digital -
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Prospero
Want to fuse creativity and technology? Prospero enables the building of interactive dramas, curating the web into fictions populated with characters, dilemmas, conflicts and challenges designed to pr
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Big Picture Learning
Big Picture Learning makes personalized education more manageable by breaking students up into small groups, called an advisory. Each advisory is supported and lead by an advisor, a teacher that works
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Learning Space Design Lab (c) by Autens
A powerful workshop tool for collaboratively designing and re-imagining learning environments based on how children learn, while transforming the shared pedagogical practice through a playful, creativ
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betty for schools
Breaking the taboo surrounding periods all starts with education. betty for schools provides free PSHE Association accredited resources that teachers can use to educate their pupils aged 8-12 about pe
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AccessEd
AccessEd believes young people deserve to access quality education at the highest level. We help local-global partners incubate, build and scale new university access solutions based on a model from t
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Tagtiv8 Active Learning
As teachers & leaders, we need to look at ways to embed creative opportunities for learning. Tagtiv8’s physically active learning (PAL) approaches & ideas develop innovative ways to combine Mathematic
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Education for Sharing
E4S offers 4 programs: Sports, Science, Art and Initiatives. Each of the programs reinforce civic values: empathy, tolerance, gender equality, and are based around the United Nations’ Sustainable Deve
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Student Government Lotteries
Student Government Lotteries replace student elections, giving all students an equal chance to participate in student government and develop leadership and civic skills.
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Fundación Escuela Nueva
Escuela Nueva, meaning 'New School' in Spanish, transforms the conventional school model by rethinking the teaching and learning processes to ensure that every child, everywhere, receives high-quality
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Tiny Trees Preschool
Tiny Trees Preschool gives children a quality education and a joyful, nature rich childhood. By creating vibrant, outdoor classrooms in Seattle, King County parks, Tiny Trees eliminates the cost of a
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Two Rivers Performance Assessments of Critical Thinking
Two Rivers School have designed, tested and implemented meaningful assessment of complex cognitive skills through rubrics.
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BRAC Remote Play Labs
Play Labs are play-based learning centers for children ages 3-5 in low-resource settings. With the onset of COVID-19, BRAC is adapting the model for remote learning through radio and telecommunication
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Mantle Of The Expert
Making stories to create imaginary contexts for learning.
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Shadow a Student
The Shadow a Student Challenge provides methods and a network to help school leaders take the time to build student empathy, especially for those students who may be at the margins, and translate insi
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Lyfta
Lyfta is an award-winning platform made up of interactive storyworlds; 360° spaces and soundscapes of real homes, workplaces and environments. In each storyworld, students can explore, unlock rich med
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Maker Academy - Kidspire Vietnam
Maker Academy brings an equal educational opportunity, and re-designs a learning environment for Vietnamese orphan children. Using design thinking, project-based and personalized learning, hands-on ac
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IAU astroEDU
IAU astroEDU is an open-access platform for peer-reviewed astronomy education activities. The project aims to publish the best astronomy activities for educators to discover, review, distribute, impro
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PROJECT ROCKIT Online
PROJECT ROCKIT Online is built BY young people FOR young people and encourages students to self-reflect on previous experiences while simultaneously equipping them with credible and risk-free ways to
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Banqer
Banqer is a free online financial literacy tool that transforms the classroom (Year 2-8) into a virtual economy where students get to experience managing personal finances first-hand. Each student
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