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You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice. If you have any thoughts or comments about these blogs, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Donna Wilson, Ph.D. September 30, 2015
Enhance your practical optimism through focusing on the upside, gratitude, small acts of kindness, emotional mindfulness, brain and body exercise, and positive surroundings.
Suzie Boss September 30, 2015
By now, some 50,000 teachers have taken part in 750 Edcamps in at least 25 countries.
One chemistry teacher describes how, through incremental learning goals, formative assessments, and differentiation, she inspires her students to work harder and recognize their potential.
Being in the business of educating, teachers are encouraged to explore as learners themselves and are celebrated for pursuing new ideas, strategies, techniques, technologies, and curriculum.
Dr. Richard Curwin September 29, 2015
Although many zero tolerance policies mandate a limited range of consequences, we should consider interpreting rules and enforcement through the lens of school values.
Prepping for a gamified unit of study or project is very different than prepping for your traditional, linear model. Here are some tips on how to do it.
The content usually stays the same, but different students require different approaches. Empathetic teachers remember what it's like to learn something for the first time.
Bullying will cease when you make kindness the heart of your classroom, engage with the community, provide youth leadership opportunities, and participate in service projects.
Teachers are creative masters at taking dull and monotonous learning objectives and making enticing and engaging learning activities.