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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Raleigh Werberger

Butcher paper and Post-it notes can help students understand the collaborative thinking that takes place on a shared Google Doc.

By Dr. Richard Curwin

Instead of surrendering their power to the person who insults them, students should learn why some words are triggers and how to master their own reactions.

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By Sara Burnett

Since all immigrant children are guaranteed K-12 access under U.S. law, let's build relationships with students and their families, as well as relevant, inclusive curriculum.

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By David Cutler

Student journalism has moved into cyberspace, and online journalism advisors need deep experience in the field, as well as cultivating a climate of trust and integrity.

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By Mark Phillips

When approaching issues of racial and cultural tension, teachers must begin by recognizing their own personal discomfort -- because it does translate into their practice.

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By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

In project-based learning, students show what they learn as they journey through the unit, interact with its lessons, collaborate with each other, and assess themselves and each other.

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Learn more about the changing landscape of the "digital divide" in education and beyond, and explore resources that discuss how to help all students develop digital and media literacy.

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Student Engagement
The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

By Brian Sztabnik

Like a story, lessons deserve compelling beginnings and endings. From pop culture connections to finishing with a level-up, here are eight strategies for holding students' attention.

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By Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

With tools like Socrative, Kahoot, Zaption, Chatzy, and Plickers, teachers can use tech for immediate feedback about how students are learning and understanding the lesson.

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Social and Emotional Learning
8 Pathways to Every Student's Success

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD

Welcome to our blog series on how to apply the principles of positive youth development: curiosity, sociability, resilience, self-awareness, integrity, resourcefulness, creativity, and empathy.

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By Dr. Lori Desautels

Here are some activities to stimulate your students' minds when they need a change, and to focus and calm them when they're just too stimulated.

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By Monica Burns

The human brain can organize only so much data. Tools like 30/30, Pocket, and Sunrise can boost your ability to stay informed, connected, and on time.

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By Donna Wilson, Ph.D.

Holding students' attention is about activating the right neural network. Strategies include recognizing how focus feels, giving incentives, and adjusting the pace of your teaching.

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By Matt Weyers

Fifth grade teachers reflect on grading students in their PBL pilot program without traditional homework, while keeping parents informed and reconsidering the meaning of grades

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