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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.

Parents can partner effectively in their children's educational success by supporting home learning, establishing constructive dialogue with educators and policy makers, and shining as individuals within their community.
By replacing student grades with an end-of-quarter conference, you can change that persistent question of "Will I be graded on this?" to "What can I do better?"
Matthew Farber, Ed.D. March 28, 2016
Whether you're teaching about molecular arrangements or parts of speech, consider using games that put playfulness ahead of content delivery, because that's where mastery happens.
Need a bit of help bringing apps into your classroom? This video playlist and resource collection will help you get started using apps with your students.
A middle school language arts educator shares his favorite digital tools for text and video annotations, teacher feedback, and formative assessment.
Fallon Plunkett & Lisa Yokana March 25, 2016
Follow the process as psychology and architecture classes join forces to design and build furniture for their high school's new learning spaces.
To help teachers incorporate Earth Day into the classroom, Matt Davis has compiled and curated some of the best classroom resources from around the web.
By pairing up to write narratives developing experiences, events, or characters, English-language learners can produce better texts in terms of task fulfillment, grammatical accuracy, and complexity.

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