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What strategies really work to involve students in their own learning? Discover and share ideas.
There's four areas that matter most to job satisfaction and productivity teachers can apply to their own work -- and to the lessons they design for students.
In order to find value in their learning, students need to find their voices. Teachers can encourage student participation by enabling rather than enforcing it.
The way to engage students is to make sure that they care about the material and that they know how much you care about them.
Students are more likely to engage with a unit of study they've co-created. Matt Levinson suggests an eight-step example for how the history classroom.
Keeping students captivated and ready to learn throughout the year is no small task. Here's a list of articles, videos, links, and other resources that offer strategies and advice for retaining their attention.
Maybe teaching isn't about delivering information. Maybe it's really about providing a landscape where curiosity takes root, growing a unique, vibrant, continual source of knowledge.
Your input is requested to help program an American Studies course for spring 2015 that will teach political and cultural history through the filmmaker's lens.
Hook students' attention by stimulating their hardwired need to know, and make it a satisfying experience so their brains recognize the value of energy spent learning.
There are four areas that matter most to job satisfaction and productivity teachers can apply to their own work -- and to the lessons they design for students.
All of Edutopia’s downloadable and printable back-to-school resources are collected here for easy classroom reference.
Teaching can be a lot like improvisational acting when your goals are making your students look good, listening and responding appropriately, and "accepting the offer."
Do you read for pleasure in front of your students? If not, here's why you should start.
To inspire more inquiry in the classroom, blogger Rebecca Alber offers up five questions to routinely ask students.
Blogger and English teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron asked her eighth grade students what they find most engaging in the classroom.
When students let their minds drift off, they're losing valuable learning time. Here are ten smart ways to increase classroom participation.
Edutopia blogger Rebecca Alber offers up 5 classroom strategies for helping students become better listeners.
Educators from the Bay Area's KIPP King Collegiate High School and the KIPP network have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.
Blogger Matt Davis curated this list of teaching resources for April Fool's Day, covering classroom prank ideas, humorous lesson plans, and other topics.
Edutopia blogger Todd Finley presents an overview of bell work - short, focused exercises to help students make the most of valuable classroom time.