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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.

Differentiated instruction can help all students succeed.
Does the tech staff at your school have an adversarial relationship with the faculty?
Can people use their mobile phones to make a difference?
This simple testing method puts students in charge of their own learning.
It's important to give students immediate feedback and a chance to try again.
One Web site tries to spread a little human kindness.
Successful approaches are cyclical and provide students with immediate feedback on their skills.
The information gleaned from standardized tests may not measure some of their worst side effects.
A blogger reflects on the true purpose of blogging.
How far do schools need to go to keep videos and photos of their students off the Internet?