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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

These tools from Google for Educators, whether old and familiar or new and improved, will keep teachers and students inspired, inventive, and organized.

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By Matthew James Friday

Poetry is an effective tool for broadening elementary students' reading choices, strengthening sentence-level skills, teaching ELLs about English, and reinforcing learning across many subjects.

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By Noelle Filippenko

Just in time for Pi Day, here's a resource for games, videos, and information to help your students have fun with this amazing mathematical concept.

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The fourth annual Digital Learning Day will be on March 13, 2015. We’ve compiled some useful resources to help you celebrate the day with your class and support digital learners all year long.

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Project-Based Learning
Collaboration: Key to Innovation

By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

Teaching students about product development uses all the core subjects, and it begins with teachers willing to create their own atmosphere of collaborative innovation.

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By Monica Burns

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.

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By Rebecca Alber

Do you have more than 30 students? Check out these strategies for keeping a large group of kids engaged and managed.

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By Abby Wills

By adding a fun, creative element of focus and stillness to a classroom routine, you can help your students learn to appreciate and practice self-regulation.

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By Andrew Miller

More than just numbers in a grade book, formative assessment practices can change how you teach, how your students learn, and how your classroom functions.

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By Terry Heick

Teaching empathy is about teaching students, not content -- how they feel about the incoming knowledge will ultimately determine how useful it is to them.

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By John McCarthy

Most teachers differentiate their instruction intuitively because not all students are the same. For those willing to commit to DI, the next step is intentional differentiation.

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By Carl Hooker

Bring professional development events to life with Interactive Learning Challenges, which merge collaboration, interactivity, and problem solving in a hands-on environment for learning technology.

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By Donna Wilson, Ph.D.

Strengthen your students' conscious processing of information with techniques like repetition, gamification, visualization, emphasizing relevance, and peer teaching.

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Resilience and Grit
Can Stress Help Students?

By Renee Jain

Stress might not always be the enemy. Research shows that positive stress can strengthen the immune system, enhance memory and learning, and improve decision-making skills.

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