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Has Your Child Gone Dark? How to Turn the Lights Back On and Reclaim a Love of Learning

What Does “Going Dark” Mean and What Are the Signs? What does the term “going dark,” mean when it comes to your child? You may already know instinctively but have not been able to name this situation where the light begins to dim inside...
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Acera and Partners in Health Work Together to Teach Students to Solve Global Problems

How can we teach our kids to think about local and global problems, and how to use their unique skillsets to solve them? The answer is two fold. First, we need to teach them how to ask the right questions and create an environment where they develop capacities...
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Acera and Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach Work Together Teaching Innovation in the Classroom

Do you remember finishing a book in school and then writing a book report summarizing the plot? Or filling out a worksheet with questions—like stating the main character and main idea of the story? This spring at Acera, students engaged in something...
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Creating Innovators Starts Early

In this new global economy, that runs and survives on the rapid transfer of information, we have never faced a more pressing need to create innovators with the 21st century skills they need to thrive in a fast changing environment. According to the report, Are...
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