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Building a Better Classroom
TED Radio Hour looks at powerful ideas on how to change education: flipping classrooms, rethinking lesson plans and re-imagining the role of teacher and student. Listen or download. 

 

Cheat Sheet or Open Book: Putting Tests to the Test

What kind of exam works best to test student knowledge, encourage retention, and keep stress low? Learn more here.

 
Innovative and effective instruction
Don't Lecture Me, a three-part documentary series from American RadioWorks, on re-thinking the way students are taught, the problem with lecturing, and inventing a new college.

 

Three ways to access the content:

listen online, download the MP3, or read the transcript.

 

Read the idea for the documentary:Reporter's Notebook