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

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blog 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

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In Language Classrooms, Students Should Be Talking

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article The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

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Interactive Notebooks: No Special Hardware Required

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blog How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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Schools that Work Student Surveys: Using Student Voice to Improve Teaching and Learning

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blog 10 Free Apps and Tools for Starting Out (and Staying) Organized

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Discussion 3 TV Shows Every Teacher Should Watch

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

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blog Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

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

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New Teachers: How to Develop "The Look"

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The 5 Priorities of Classroom Management

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blog 13 Common Sayings to Avoid

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blog Collaborative Team Teaching: Challenges and Rewards

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blog 6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

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Tech-Enhanced Parent Engagement

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Celebrate National Park Centennial With a Project

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

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Schools that Work Arts-Infused Project-Based Learning: Crafting Beautiful Work

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blog How 3 Interlocking Pedagogies Can Change the World

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Crafting Professional Development for Maker Educators

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Celebrate National Park Centennial With a Project

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The Power of a School Library Hashtag

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blog Aligning the Projects With the Standards

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Putting the FORM in Formative Assessment

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An Appeal to My Child’s Kindergarten Teacher

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blog Connecting iGeneration to the Natural World

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blog 5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers

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blog We Must Change the Narrative About Public Education: Guest Blog by Diane Ravitch

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20 Tips for New Instructional Coaches

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Discussion Help! How to Find an ELA Job

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Discussion Advice Needed - Educating Our Granddaughter

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blog Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

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Discussion Impossible & Necessary: Surviving the Hardest Year of My Career

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blog What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship

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blog 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

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blog Transdisciplinarity: Thinking Inside and Outside the Box

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blog Strategies to Build Intrinsic Motivation

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Discussion Impossible & Necessary: Surviving the Hardest Year of My Career

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Discussion The Cafeteria Is Your Classroom: How Principals Could Leverage Lunch Duty

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Discussion 9 Tips for Supervising Student Teachers

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Discussion #ThinkPossible for 21st Century Classrooms

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Challenging Students to be Novelists

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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: Structures & Strategies for a Self-Directed Classroom

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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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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 5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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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 How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom

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blog 13 Common Sayings to Avoid

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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 Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

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

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blog How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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blog 5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers

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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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