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About MindShift

MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions. We examine how learning is being impacted by technology, discoveries about how the brain works, poverty and inequities, social and emotional practices, assessments, digital games, design thinking and music, among many other topics. We look at how learning is evolving in the classroom and beyond.We also revisit old ideas that have come full circle in the era of the over scheduled child, such as unschooling, tinkering, playing in the woods, mindfulness, inquiry-based learning and student motivation. We report on shifts in how educators practice their craft as they apply innovative ideas to help students learn, while meeting the rigorous demands of their standards and curriculum.

MindShift has a unique audience of educators, tinkerers, policy makers and life-long learners who engage in meaningful dialogue with one another on our sites. We try to keep our passionate audience informed on multiple platforms, even if the reporting is not generated by us. Check us out, stay up-to-date and join in on the discussions on our site, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. We’ll see you there!

Ki Sung is MindShift’s senior editor and Katrina Schwartz is our staff writer. MindShift’s founding editor, Tina Barseghian, launched the site in 2010 with KQED and NPR. Get in touch by sending an email to MindShift [at] KQED [dot] org.

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