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blog Why Math?

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blog 21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

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blog 5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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blog Don't Quit: 5 Strategies for Recovering After Your Worst Day Teaching

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blog Using Humor in the Classroom

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blog 8 Strategies to Keep Informational Reading Fun

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Discussion Any Parent Teacher Conference Tips For New Mid-Year Teacher?

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Discussion Author Visits: Skype Makes It Happen

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blog Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

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blog Feedback for Thinking: Working for the Answer

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blog Films That Nourish the Educator's Spirit

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article How Should We Measure Student Learning? Five Keys to Comprehensive Assessment

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Discussion How Would You Rename the 21st Century Classroom?

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blog Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version

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Discussion Replace "Library" With "Portal of Idea Flow"?

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Discussion Set ‘em up for Success: Tips for Tackling the Tests

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blog Whole Child Development Is Undervalued

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blog 50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

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Discussion Boys and Reading

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blog Emphasize Real Problems to Boost STEM Learning

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blog Using Humor in the Classroom

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Discussion How do you overcome the challenges that come during standardized testing periods?

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blog Reel Character: Using Film to Enhance Social and Emotional Learning

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blog Gamification: Engaging Students With Narrative

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Discussion Strategies for Reaching Apathetic Students

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blog Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

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blog Tools for Teaching: Managing a Large Class Size

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Discussion Leader In Me: Questions and Suggestions

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blog Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric

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blog Increasing Student Voice in Local Schools and Districts

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Discussion Literacy Tools for Low SES Children?

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blog Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

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blog Don't Quit: 5 Strategies for Recovering After Your Worst Day Teaching

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blog Nine Strategies for Reaching All Learners in English Language Arts

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blog 5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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Discussion What Does a 21st Century Classroom Look Like: Technology Integration

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blog Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version

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Schools that Work Blended Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom

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Discussion My Education Manifesto

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Discussion Project-Based Learning for U.S. History?

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Discussion Starbucks: A Model for the Future of Teaching

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

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Discussion Using Multimedia to Create an Emotional Connection in the Classroom

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Discussion Schools Need More Friction, Less Fractions

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Discussion Paper, Pencil, Chalk, or Doc: Which Medium for Which Lesson?

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Discussion Podcasts for Teachers

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Discussion Reflections on 1:1 Chromebook Implementation

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Discussion Starting From What Works: Positive Professional Development

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Discussion How To Brainstorm So Lightning Will Strike

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Discussion Collaboration on Wheels: 21st Century Classroom Furniture at Work

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Discussion Principals As Chief Culture Officers: Five (Not Always Easy) Steps

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Discussion If I Could Only Give My Students One Piece of Advice

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Discussion 10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom

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Discussion How to Incorporate Digital Storytelling to Empower Student Voice

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Discussion Are we wearing blinders as we drive towards increased teacher quality?

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Discussion Should Students Appoint their Teachers?

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Discussion What If We Designed Schools Like Disney Designs Parks?

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Discussion Classroom to Community: How Do You Get Your Students Out There?

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Discussion Tech Tuesday: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Tech

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Discussion Talking With Students - The Best Part of My Week

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blog The Myth of Having Summers Off

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blog Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

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blog Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

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blog It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process

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blog Back to School: A Surefire Strategy for Building Classroom Community

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blog The New Edutopia!

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Discussion Video Games: Using Technology to Create a New Paradigm

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blog The Perfect Classroom Gift: A Gift of Words

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blog Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

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blog The Power of "I Don't Know"

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blog 4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do

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blog The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

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blog Mastering the Teaching Game

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

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blog Strategies for Strengthening the Brain’s Executive Functions

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blog Using Humor in the Classroom

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blog Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

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blog Brisk and Bright Approaches for National Poetry Month

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Discussion 10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom

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Discussion Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

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