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Get inspired and learn something new by hearing school stories from other institutions around the world.

Watch above in this 3-Minute Problem Solver as one of SimpleK12's top experts Monica Burns explains how to make the most out of school stories at Edutopia.

Where to Hear School Stories

Sometimes the best ideas come from seeing someone else do something great! That's what Edutopia's school stories are all about.

[Edutopia is] a comprehensive website and online community that increases knowledge, sharing, and adoption of what works in K-12 education. We emphasize core strategies: project-based learning, comprehensive assessment, integrated studies, social and emotional learning, educational leadership and teacher development, and technology integration. – About Edutopia

Monica explains how to browse the different videos available at Edutopia. With her expert advice, you'll soon find several you can take inspiration from for your own classroom.

If you're looking for other ways to find inspiration for your classroom, check out this other 3-Minute Problem Solver video, Finding Inspiration for Lesson Plans. Instead of videos, you'll learn how to use a popular free social curating tool to find new materials for your classroom.

What inspiring school story have you heard recently? Share it with all of us in a comment on this article.

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About Our “School Stories” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for SimpleK12.com. She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at editor@simplek12.com.