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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
By Maurice Elias

Edutopia blogger Maurice Elias offers teachers several classroom activities to help students understand gratitude and put it to practice.

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Social and Emotional Learning
How to Bring Listening Circles to Your Class

By Shane Safir

To enhance classroom culture, use a listening circle to build respect, deepen trust, and share humor. Prompt your students thoughtfully, and record your observations afterward.

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By Monica Burns

With QR codes and AR triggers, you can give your ELLs a quick, fun way to supplement their language acquisition with audio and visual prompts.

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By Rebecca Alber

Do you display words and use those words daily in class? Check out these five must dos for teaching vocabulary.

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By Terry Heick

Terry Heick reflects on the many levels of giving that happen within our teaching practice, and considers how he can give more -- and more efficiently.

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By Travis J. Bristol, Ph.D.

School leaders should develop a coherent, community-derived message and model for discussing the intersection of race and violence in our society.

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By Donna Wilson, Ph.D.

Increase the likelihood of successful results in your students by cultivating an attitude about life that relies on taking realistic, positive action.

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By Stacey Goodman

Bringing objects and props into your classroom can create a world of curiosity and wonder for you and your students.

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By Hunter Maats and Katie O'Brien

Students are more likely to engage in learning if you present the material in the context of a story conveying emotions that they can understand.

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By Beth Holland

Any system of note taking (digital or otherwise) helps students master cognitively demanding tasks if it provides support and helps them save, search, and share.

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By Elena Aguilar

Check out these tips and sage advice on how to guide a team of teachers and facilitate professional development.

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By Monica Martinez

Incorporate deeper learning as you empower students to seek knowledge from many sources, use tools relevant to their lives, and embrace the lessons of failure.

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The Flipped Class: Rethinking Space & Time
By Jon Bergmann

Flipped learning gives teachers in-class time to support students on challenging material, provides early warning when they don't understand, and encourages them to ask questions.

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By Elena Aguilar

Blogger Elena Aguilar describes how developing a practice of gratitude on our campuses can help change the culture and climate of our schools.

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