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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Josh Work

Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, administrators can keep track of files, set a tech-friendly tone, and lead more effectively.

By Todd Finley

Transformational teachers create experiences in their classrooms, melding the art and science of any subject and making their students care about learning.

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By Suzie Boss

Schools are gaining access to the high-powered geographical information system software that enables detailed mapping and analysis of data. Learn how they are using it to teach students.

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By Maurice Elias

Foster more careful and grounded reading in students by asking questions of varying levels of difficulty.

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Social and Emotional Learning
3C's to Supporting Student Success

By Catrina Jacobs

Care, captivate, and catapult: these are Katie Jacobs' daily practices to help her second graders become the best students and people they can possibly be.

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By Elena Aguilar

Does the thought of returning to school result in a tense knot in your stomach or a joyful flutter in your heart? Strategies to manage those feelings, focus on the possibilities, and ease back into the rhythm of teaching.

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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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Professional Development
Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

By Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

For top teachers, the list of 12 tips for maximizing your summer vacation includes reflecting, connecting, laughing, and coming out swinging in September.

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By John McCarthy

With delivery of instruction, one size does not fit all. John McCarthy launches his differentiated instruction series by busting three common myths about DI.

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By Suzie Boss

To get off to a flying start planning this summer, borrow good project ideas from other teachers and adapt them to fit your context.

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Coding in the Classroom
Coding for Kindergarteners

By Sam Patterson

Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.

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By Matthew James Friday

Teachers, by their nature, are storytellers. You can improve this skillset with seven steps for engaging younger students through narrative.

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Teaching Strategies
Mastering the Teaching Game

By Carol Tomlinson

After listening to an interview with top tennis coach Sven Groeneveld, Carol Tomlinson clarifies eight essential principles that teaching shares with high-level sports coaching.

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