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K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work

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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.

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.
Matthew Farber February 5, 2015
The platform model of game-based learning resources can help non-gaming teachers vet appropriate classroom games, provide student performance analytics, and include lesson plan ideas.
With the help of ceramics and QR codes, a student research project leaves the building for all to enjoy outside on the school grounds.
Attract students to libraries and other rooms of learning by creating agile, inviting spaces with makerspace elements and, most importantly, a community feeling.
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.
Invite your students to participate in a behavioral model that helps them level up with their engagement and attitude -- much like a video game.
Empathy is an important skill. In honor of Valentine's Day, Matt Davis has gathered a variety of great resources to help teachers bring lessons about compassion and caring into the classroom.
Monica Burns February 2, 2015
Children can practice empathy through apps that encourage collaboration, whether it’s drawing pictures together, cooking for each other, or creating lessons to share their knowledge.
In addition to teaching skills such as organizing and public speaking, arts education encourages students to take risks and helps prepare them for becoming courageous leaders.
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This collection of short videos explores "Genius Hour," a method that gives students one hour per week to focus on a project of their choice. Imagine what your students can do when they're able to pursue their interests in the classroom!

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