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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 Anne OBrien profiles a school program committed to changing the way tween and teen girls view themselves.
Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek, a frequent advocate for one-to-one classrooms, admits that no edtech can truly replace an engaged, forward-thinking teacher.
Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing, provides us with five summertime tips for taking advantage of Twitter as a professional learning network in preparation for the new school year.
To garner more community support, blogger Suzie Boss encourages teachers to publicize their success stories and dynamic tales of project-based learning.
Matthew Farber, Ed.D. July 24, 2013
Teacher and edtech leader Matthew Farber introduces us to the world of gaming for social good.
Teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator Diane Darrow suggests a number of helpful ways that iPad apps can enhance traditional creative strategies.
Blogger Rebecca Alber encourages teachers to transform their direct instruction into more student-centered learning activities.
High school principal Ben Johnson asks teachers to believe they can teach a child even when parental support is not possible.