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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.

Anne OBrien January 21, 2011
Blogger Anne O'Brien reports on how teacher preparation programs are evolving by using innovative and effective ways to better prepare future educators.
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares the winners of her tech integration lesson plan contest.
Blogger and education journalist Suzie Boss proposes that media and digital literacy is not just for students, but essential for all citizens nationwide.
Middle school students are taking pride in STEM innovations via STEMposium.
Milton Chen January 17, 2011
Edutopia senior fellow Milton Chen on forging better relationships between U.S. and Latin American schools.
Gaetan Pappalardo shares five ideas for using pop culture to inspire elementary school students.
Andrew Marcinek January 12, 2011
Blogger Andrew Marcinek reminds us to put aside excuses and take a risk or two.
Blogger and teacher prep instructor Ben Johnson makes a case for keeping the focus on teaching and learning and not getting overly distracted by the lives and woes of students.
Guest blogger Paula White shares a lesson in letting kids lead.