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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.

School leaders and administrators: Check out these suggestions for supporting growth and development in the teachers you lead.
If there's something pushing you out of your current role or pulling you towards another one, consider this: Pursue the exploration!
Consider this working with this new taxonomy or ladder of engagement when assigning your students media projects: consuming, curating, creating, critiquing, and publishing.
Do we have a responsibility to help our young envision an optimistic future, not just for their own individual lives, but for everyone?
Web-based teaching starts with identifying and vetting your resources, creating a lesson plan, and developing online handouts that provide information and encourage student participation.
Make every family feel welcome by inviting parents from different cultures to share their language, heritage, and stories in after-school programs.
See how community businesses in one Tennessee school district became heavily involved with local high schools and graduation rates dramatically increased.
Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy) April 24, 2015
Intrigued by the world of podcasting? This Five-Minute Film Festival features videos, resources, and articles to help any educator get started using podcasts in the classroom as a learning tool.
Check out this Australian elementary school that lives up to its vision of being "a place of optimism, excitement, and challenge."

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