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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation
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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Social and Emotional Learning
Creating Safe, Strength-Based Classrooms

By Dr. Lori Desautels

Strengthen students' learning through trust by recognizing and honoring their social, emotional, and developmental needs with rituals, variations, and an honest, respectful approach.

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By Elena Aguilar

It's important for educators to examine their own biases so they connect more deeply with each child in their classrooms.

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By Mike Deragon

One alternative school lives its real-world, problem-based learning approach through open-space classrooms, hands-on projects with relevant outcomes, and a strong sense of community.

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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 and Cheryl Harris

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.

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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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