pedagogical innovation

A ‘magic’ school bus brings science class to schools in need (2021)

Non-profit organization Learning Undefeated brings an "explorer lab bus", a mobile STEM lab to rural and low-income schools for immersive STEM experiences. Read more

Article: Horton, Highlander, and Leadership Education: Lessons for Preparing Educational Leaders for Social Justice

"Influenced by Myles Horton’s vision and leadership, the Highlander Folk School became an adult education program centered on social change via the labor and civil rights movements. In this article, I examine the pedagogy and practice of Myles Horton and the Highlander Folk School and identify...Read more

The Magic School Bus and Beyond (2022)

How teachers can use hybrid texts (factual + narrative, in this case) for science learning, including activity suggestionsRead more

This School Year, Unleash Your Inner Ms. Frizzle (2020)

A mom of a six-year old daughter vows to be inspired by Ms. Frizzle to tackle remote learning during the COVID19 pandemic. Read more

Calling Ms. Frizzle: Sharing Informational Texts in an Elementary Classroom

Zapata and Maloch discuss best practices for reading informational texts, working with a third-grade teacher who wants to be like Ms. FrizzleRead more

Recognizing Ms. Frizzle's Own Magic (2017)

A science communicator remains inspired by Ms. Frizzle's motto of "take chances, make mistakes, and get messy!". Read more

The Magic School Bus Made the World Safe for Weird Teachers (2020)

"eccentric"; "odd-but-good"; "diverse interests, complete fearlessness, and unflagging cheer"; " unafraid to be enthusiastic"; "never the hero"Read more

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