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article Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

Last comment 3 weeks 7 hours ago in Open Education Resources
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Schools that Work Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk

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Ring Their Bells: A New Way to Deliver Bell Work

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Discussion What is Learned Helplessness?

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Discussion 5 Tips for Creating Real Rapport With Your Students

Last comment 2 days 16 hours ago in Student Engagement
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blog Integrating Technology and Literacy

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Discussion Promoting 21st Century Skills in Grades K-2: What Would John Dewey Have to Say?

Last comment 3 weeks 4 days ago in Teaching Strategies
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Schools that Work Low-Stakes Writing: Writing to Learn, Not Learning to Write

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blog Back-to-School Night: A New Approach

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Discussion Help! Teaching Financial Literacy in Primary Grades

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Crafting Professional Development for Maker Educators

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blog Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

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article 13 Free Teacher Downloads for Back to School

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blog Come Along and Ride on a Google Expedition

Last comment 3 weeks 11 hours ago in Classroom Technology
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Schools that Work Arts-Infused Project-Based Learning: Crafting Beautiful Work

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article Blogging Is History: Taking Classroom Discussions Online

Last comment 6 days 9 hours ago in Technology Integration
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Schools that Work Advisory: 22 Ways to Build Relationships for Educational Success

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blog School Leaders: 6 Strategies for Retaining New Teachers

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Quality vs. Quantity: Choosing Your Back-to-School Apps

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blog Matching Student Resources With Student Experiences

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Celebrate National Park Centennial With a Project

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blog When We Listen to Students

Last comment 5 days 14 hours ago in Student Voice
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Discussion The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to Be a Great Teacher

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Discussion What is Learned Helplessness?

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blog The Connected Educator: All About Connectedness

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blog A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

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Discussion 17 Ways to Help Students With ADHD Concentrate

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blog Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

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article Blogging Is History: Taking Classroom Discussions Online

Last comment 6 days 9 hours ago in Technology Integration
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Discussion 8 Clothing Stores with Discounts for Teachers

Last comment 6 days 9 hours ago in Back to School
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article The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

Last comment 6 days 10 hours ago in Community Partnerships
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blog A Defense of Deeper Learning: Watch What's Working, Part 5

Last comment 6 days 18 hours ago in Advisory
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blog Why Making Is Essential to Learning

Last comment 6 days 19 hours ago in Maker Education
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blog Collaborative Team Teaching: Challenges and Rewards

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Discussion New Support Grant for High School Educators to Develop and Teach Civil Resistance Curriculum

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Discussion Effective Teaching: Tips on What Works and What Doesn’t

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Co-Use and Technology: A Magic Mix

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article Facing History and Ourselves: An Authentic Social Study

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The Magnet Program: From Integration to Innovation

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blog Social-Emotional Apps for Special Ed

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Discussion Should Venting About Students be Banned?

Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago in Teacher Wellness
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Discussion What's the Greatest Edtech Tool?

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Discussion 3 Ways to Reflect with Purpose

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Discussion How to Finish the School Year Strong

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Discussion Teachers and Students: We're Not That Different

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Discussion 6 Rules for Being Transparent with Teens: Authentic Relationships Lead to Engagement

Posted 5 months 1 week ago in Classroom Management
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Discussion A Tale of Two Letters: Collecting Data and the Courage to Go Gradeless

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Discussion 5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture

Posted 5 months 2 weeks ago in Learning Environments
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Discussion What We're Getting Wrong About the Technology in Schools Debate

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Discussion Good Teacher...Bad Behavior!

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Discussion Self-Assessment: A Powerful Tool to Improve Student Learning and Understanding

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Discussion Quiet: Susan Cain on Approaching Introverted Students

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Discussion Poetry for English Language Learners: Celebrate National Poetry Month with Your Students

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Discussion Wrestling with Trump in the Classroom

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Discussion 7 Playful Tactics To Get Kids Writing Poetry

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Discussion Strategies to Help Struggling Readers

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Discussion Project Week - A Week to Do Whatever You Want

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Discussion Using Personal Student Quotes To Summarize Learning And Understanding

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Discussion Up (or Down) Periscope?

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Discussion My Philosophy On Teaching Robotics

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blog 5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

Posted 2 years 4 months ago in Student Engagement
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blog Helping Students Start the School Year With a Positive Mindset

Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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blog 6 Hand Signals That Bring Learning to Life

Posted 5 months 1 week ago in Formative Assessment
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blog 19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago in Classroom Management
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blog Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

Posted 6 months 1 day ago in Education Trends
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blog Improving Schools Through Design Thinking

Posted 7 months 3 weeks ago in Design Thinking
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blog Creative Ways to Grade and Provide Feedback for Students

Posted 10 months 1 week ago in Formative Assessment
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blog What Is Financial Literacy?

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blog Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

Posted 1 year 3 weeks ago in Teacher Leadership
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blog 3 Ways of Getting Student Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

Posted 1 year 2 months ago in New Teachers
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blog 3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

Posted 1 year 4 months ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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blog Applying Mindfulness to Mundane Classroom Tasks

Posted 1 year 7 months ago in Mindfulness
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blog The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain

Posted 2 years 1 month ago in Brain-Based Learning
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blog Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

Posted 2 years 2 months ago in Growth Mindset
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blog 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

Posted 2 years 11 months ago in Student Engagement
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article The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

Posted 5 days 15 hours ago in Community Partnerships
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blog Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

Posted 8 months 2 weeks ago in Professional Development
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blog Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing

Posted 12 months 2 days ago in Teaching Strategies
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blog Strategies to Build Intrinsic Motivation

Posted 1 year 3 weeks ago in Classroom Management
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Discussion 15 Characteristics of a 21st-Century Teacher

Posted 1 year 3 months ago in Technology Integration
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