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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.

Blogger Andrew Miller suggests teaching strategies around graphic novels and comics, popular media that hold enormous educational potential.
Todd Finley January 11, 2012
Through his own entertaining prose, blogger Todd Finley breathes life into the stifling writing rubrics that so often squash student creativity.
Longtime educator Peg Regan outlines six critical steps toward becoming a master teacher.
In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Two and examines obstacles to happiness and means for coping with them.
Nicholas Provenzano January 9, 2012
Blogger Nick Provenzano reminds us that, when introducing new classroom technology, school administrators need to be in the loop, too.
Blogger Rebecca Alber proposes ways to avoid feeling isolated in your classroom.
Activist principal Pam Howard talks about the successful nutritional outcome of health-focused gaming software.
Elementary school principal Lori Cullen shares her most valuable lessons of the past year.