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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.

Use this innovative, six-step approach of structured yet welcoming group discussion to invite thoughtful classroom, department, and schoolwide feedback.
Peter Hyman September 15, 2016
Here are five tips that can make assemblies engaging, participative, and reflective of your school's values, content, and pedagogies.
Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-22, and it's the perfect time to talk about online responsibility and safety. Explore some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.
Celebrate #CharacterDay2016 on September 22 with a short film, "The Science of Character," and this companion playlist, which features videos for the seven character traits most important in education.
How can teachers prepare for diverse classrooms? There isn't a definitive answer, but there is a wealth of resources online. Discover some helpful links for teachers.
Students of color deserve educational materials that better represent their group identities and honor their individuality to include and engage them in their learning experience.
Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy) August 26, 2016
Looking for a little back-to-school inspiration? Check out these tips for making a great first impression and connection with parents in this playlist.
These strategies can help you thrive in your first year and build the kind of resilience that will carry you through the many challenges teachers face.
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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