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Discussion Share your crowdfunding projects with us! (DonorsChoose, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others.)

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Discussion Help! How Do I Deal with a Student Who Physically Attacks Me?

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blog How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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blog What Doesn't Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon

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Discussion The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to Be a Great Teacher

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Discussion 3 TV Shows Every Teacher Should Watch

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blog Design Thinking and the Deskless Classroom

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blog 13 Common Sayings to Avoid

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blog Building Community With Attendance Questions

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blog Going Gradeless: Student Self-Assessment in PBL

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blog Curriculum Conversations: 7 Do's and Don'ts

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Schools that Work Team Problem Solving: Paving the Path to Success for Every Student

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blog Summer Professional Development: Play!

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blog Helping Students Start the School Year With a Positive Mindset

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blog 5 Tips to Kick Start the School Year

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blog What the Heck Is Inquiry-Based Learning?

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Discussion Taking the Plunge with Social Media in the Classroom

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blog Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

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Discussion 10 Motivational Posters for Your Classroom

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blog The Connected Educator: It Begins with Collaboration

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article Add Edutopia to Your Email Contacts

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blog 4 Steps to Better Writers

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Discussion Need Advice on Early Retirement

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blog 6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

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Discussion Share your crowdfunding projects with us! (DonorsChoose, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others.)

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blog Modeling Constructive Online Behavior

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blog Come Along and Ride on a Google Expedition

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blog Design Thinking and the Deskless Classroom

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Discussion 5 Tips for Writing Amazing Community Posts for Edutopia

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blog What Doesn't Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon

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blog Curriculum Conversations: 7 Do's and Don'ts

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blog Blended Learning: Combining Face-to-Face and Online Education

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blog Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

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Discussion 4’33” (Four Minutes and Thirty-Three Seconds): What Our Brains Need

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Discussion 3 TV Shows Every Teacher Should Watch

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blog The Election and the Educator

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blog 3 End-of-Year Reflection Strategies for Students

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blog Transform Your Staff Meetings, Engage Your Faculty

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blog Ditching the Desk

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Discussion Teaching 9/11? Show Students "The Walk"

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Discussion 5 Tips for Writing Amazing Community Posts for Edutopia

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Discussion What Makes a Teacher Special?

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Finding my Student Voice

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Discussion It’s Not About the Right Answer: Using Primary Sources to Help Students Ask the Right Questions

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Discussion The Commotion-Free Classroom: "Loosing" Control in the Science Lab

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: For Kids’ Sake, Lean Into Those “Yeah, Buts…”

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Find and Work Through Children’s Strengths

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Discussion Teacher Diversity (Or Lack Of): Especially With Religious Identities

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Discussion The Educational Potential of Pokémon Go

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Not Giving Up on Disruptive Students Even When We Really, Really Want To

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Discussion What I Wish I Knew When I Was a New Teacher

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Discussion What is the Ideal Back-To-School, In-House Professional Development?

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Discussion Quick Tips for Progress-Monitoring During Summer Reading

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Discussion How to Talk to a “Problem Student” Without Them Tuning You Out

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Discussion One School District’s Journey into 21st Century Learning Part II: Creating Active Learning Environments

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Discussion Building Empathetic Relationships with the Parents of Your Most Challenging Student

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Discussion 3 Methods To Motivate the Unmotivated

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Discussion Freeze Frame: A Discussion Strategy

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Discussion Engaging Students Through Google Maps

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Discussion 4 Tech Tools to Explore

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blog How to Divorce Your District

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blog Nurturing the Innovator's Mindset in Your Classroom

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blog 11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

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Discussion 11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

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blog 6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

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blog What Doesn't Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon

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blog 5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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blog How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom

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blog 8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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blog What I Wish I'd Known as a New Teacher

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blog The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

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blog 13 Common Sayings to Avoid

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Discussion The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to Be a Great Teacher

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blog 5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

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blog The Teacher Curse No One Wants to Talk About

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blog Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

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blog 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

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blog How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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blog Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

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blog Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

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