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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Bob Lenz

The change that the Common Core demands from us is considerable, but it's not radical.

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By Matt Davis

Matt Davis has curated a list of resources for parents for using mobile devices and apps with children, tweens, and teens.

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By Frances Peacock

One first grade teacher suggests that we can spot future Supreme Court Justices in six-year-olds willing to shoulder serious responsibility -- like washing the board.

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By Anne OBrien

With National School Counseling Week the first week of February, find out ways administrators, teachers, parents, and students can honor and celebrate school counselors.

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By Jennifer Ng'andu

Instead of punitive discipline that limits students' potential, we must adopt a more holistic approach and address the life circumstances that are causing their behavior.

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By Matt Davis

Explore a curated list of Super Bowl lesson plans and resources from around the web.

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By Lisa Johnson

Personalize your PD by using tools like Google Forms, Padlet, and Nearpod to learn what teachers already know and what they need to know.

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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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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 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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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 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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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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