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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.

It's critical to understand the diverse learners in your classroom as people, and to share enough for them to understand you as a person.
A fascinating 3D puzzle from the '70s breathes life into an inner city high school as kids turn algorithms into a competitive sport.
Check out these important strategies for creating an inclusive learning space that also challenges students with rigorous thinking and projects.
Looking for resources to help understand and address learning differences in the classroom? This collection of videos and resources offers strategies teachers can use to reach all students in an inclusive environment.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron August 29, 2014
Back to School Night is often the first interaction a teacher has with parents and guardians. Here's a helpful checklist for educators of five must-haves for this special night.
Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar encourages teachers to confront their own biases so they connect more deeply with each child in their classrooms.
Vivian Maguire August 28, 2014
With the guest journal exercise, a literary show-and-tell taps into students' passions, gives them agency, and helps develop their thinking on a variety of subjects.
It's critical to keep bias out of the classroom, where no student deserves to be judged by his or her race, socioeconomic class, or gender.
Our relationship with nature is essential to who we are, which is why wilderness experiences are (or should be) part of every young person's education.

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