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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 Suzie Boss proposes sharing the International Youth Foundation report with students, and using it to inform class discussions on global education and the current economic trends.
Blogger Elena Aguilar encourages teachers to engage students on a deeper level.
Blogger Todd Finley leads an engaging tour of open education resources for any teacher who wants his or her students to be better writers.
Third grade teacher Mark Pullen suggest that upper elementary is the ideal time to integrate 1:1, and offers four tips for success.
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz advocates for the personal and cultural benefits of steering more girls onto the technology career track.
Blogger Bob Lenz shares highlights from the recent gathering of Deeper Learning Network Community of Practice.
Author Kevin Washburn looks at curiosity and how to inspire it in students through the questions we ask them.
Blogger Judy Willis shares neuroscientific research suggesting that children growing up bilingual develop better focus and judgment.
A conversation between John Larmer and David Ross of the Buck Institute about project based learning, video games, and the work of James Paul Gee.


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