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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.

Heather Wolpert-Gawron September 4, 2009
Educators can battle all the negative press their profession suffers by working to get all the good that happens in their classrooms and schools publicized.
Some of our best learning experiences are happy accidents, so how might that influence classroom teaching?
Some school districts are putting a portion of their public schools in the hands of charter schools, but is this the right decision?
For learning environments that based on projects to survive, they need policy makers, parents, and community members to rally behind them.
Government agencies, businesses, and public schools collaborate to promote STEM education.
Effective arts education requires that students be given freedom within a structure.
It's time to expand student recognition to honor kids for more qualitative accomplishments.
Good leadership is essential for creating and maintaining a high-functioning, high-morale school community.