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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Tabitha Dell'Angelo

By engaging ELLs with creating, identifying, and narrating through photographs, you can help them learn language by challenging their thinking in other media.

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By Todd Finley

As the number of English-language learners grows, teachers must focus on the most essential content and most efficient delivery of instruction.

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Resilience and Grit
Creating Space for Risk

By Michael Thornton

By redefining failure as part of learning, we give children choices to take risks, opportunities to excel, and the support to grow into their potential.

By Nicol R. Howard, PhD

The front of the classroom is a power spot. Through empathy and recognizing student agency, you can make it a positive place for them to inhabit.

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By John McCarthy

Teachers aiming to differentiate learning in their classroom can focus on content, process, and product in giving students opportunities to grow and shine as individuals.

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By Keyana Stevens

The first few weeks of the school are a crucial time for setting student expectations in behavior and academics. This video playlist of classroom-management techniques will help you refresh your strategies for the new year!

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By Stacey Goodman

Digital technology such as tablets can help teachers and students rediscover traditional ways of learning by using touch, movement, sound, and visuality.

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By Rebecca Alber

Check out these five management strategies new teachers can begin using immediately in their classrooms.

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By Elena Aguilar

The first year of teaching is incredibly challenging for most. New teachers are overwhelmed by all the daily decisions and feelings of being overloaded. This will get better.

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By Terry Heick

Forget about all the vague, superficial information out there. Edutopia blogger Terry Heick cuts to the chase with 19 meaningful questions parents can ask their children's teachers at the beginning of the school year.

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By Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy)

How can a classroom be set up to maximize learning? Get inspired by this video playlist with tips and ideas for teachers to make over their classrooms.

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By Elena Aguilar

Blogger Elena Aguilar proposes that teachers make positive phone calls home common practice.

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By Rebecca Alber

Strategies for a safe, open, and community-centered classroom environment.

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